Athena Tacha papers

Athena Tacha (1936-) is a Greek American sculptor, photographer, and conceptual artist who received degrees from the National Academy of Fine Arts (Athens, Greece), Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio), and the University of Paris (Sorbonne). In the 1960s she settled in the United States and became a pro... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Athena Tacha Papers (#3518)
Online Access: Link to finding aid
Main Author: Tacha, Athena 1936-.
Format: Manuscript
Language: Greek
Subjects and Genres: More/Less
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Physical Description: 3.4 Linear feet 3.4 linear feet, 12 boxes, 2 volumes
Access: This collection is open for research.
Summary: Athena Tacha (1936-) is a Greek American sculptor, photographer, and conceptual artist who received degrees from the National Academy of Fine Arts (Athens, Greece), Oberlin College (Oberlin, Ohio), and the University of Paris (Sorbonne). In the 1960s she settled in the United States and became a professor of sculpture at Oberlin College. Her commissioned pieces are installed as public art across the United States and in several other countries as well. This collection contains mostly early correspondence, education materials, publications, and artwork from 1950 through the 1980s, although it spans from 1950 to 2000.