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  • Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)
     
     
    Robert Kostka papers, 1954-1993.
     
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    Creator: 
    Kostka, Robert, 1928-
    Title: 
    Robert Kostka papers, 1954-1993.
    Phy. Description: 
    14 items.
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Painter, watercolorist, photographer, ceramist; Ashland, Or. Kostka attended the Institute of Design in the late 1940s-1950s. He was influenced at the time by a lecture given in 1948 by painter Naum Gabo, and later included him as a major aspect of his Master's Thesis.
    Summary: 
    Kostka's résumé, 1993; correspondence, 1954-1955, between Kostka, Charles Biederman and Naum Gabo in which they discuss the philosophy of art in relation to Kostka's Institute of Design Master's Thesis topic (the changing concepts of space between 1913-1930); and clippings, 1989-1993.
    Provenance: 
    Donated 1994 by Robert Kostka.
    Restrictions: 
    Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
    Subject-Name: 
    Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)
    Repository Loc: 
    Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
    Local Number: 
    AAA kostrobe
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    Co-Creator: 
    Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004
    Gabo, Naum, 1890-1977
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