A Finding Aid to the Luis Jimenez Letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.shicroch
Creators:
Shicoff, Rochelle, 1943-
Dates:
1981-1998
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.02 Linear feet
Repository:
The collection measures 0.02 linear feet and includes 37 letters and postcards from sculptor Luis Jimenez to close friend and artist Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff. The letters are personal in nature and Jimenez makes references to his ongoing studio processes, some specific works, and his presence at the 1991 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial exhibition.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection measures 0.02 linear feet and includes 37 letters and postcards from sculptor Luis Jimenez to close friend and artist Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff. The letters are personal in nature and Jimenez makes references to his ongoing studio processes, some specific works, and his presence at the 1991 Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial exhibition.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as one series.
  • Series 1: Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998 (Folder 1; 1 folder)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Rochelle Shicoff (1943- ) is an muralist, painter, and multi-media artist in Munson, Massachusetts and was a close friend of sculptor Luis A. Jimenez (1940-2006).

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Sarah Mundy in 2019.
Author
Sarah Mundy
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were donated by Rochelle Shicoff in 2016.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Luis Jimenez letters to Rochelle "Shelly" Shicoff, 1981-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists -- Massachusetts -- Munson Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New Mexico Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jimenez, Luis, 1940-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney Biennial (1991 : New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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