The Albert Wolsky costume design drawings span the years 1977-2007 and encompass 4 linear feet. The
collection consists of 83 pencil and watercolor drawings for 10 films, including ACROSS THE UNIVERSE
(2007), ALL THAT JAZZ, BUGSY, GREASE (1978), SOPHIE'S CHOICE (1982), and TOYS (1992).
Albert Wolsky is a French-born costume designer active in film since the 1960s. He was born in Paris
and graduated from City College in New York. After a brief stint in the travel industry, Wolsky began
working for costume designer Helene Pons on the Broadway production of "Camelot" in 1960. Wolsky's first
film credit was the 1968 production THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER. He has been nominated for seven Academy
Awards and received two for his work on ALL THAT JAZZ (1979) and BUGSY (1991).
4 linear feet of papers.
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