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Finding aid for the Alexander Liberman miscellaneous papers, 1953-1997
2003.M.30  
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Description
Alexander Liberman was an artist, photographer, and an influential art director of Vogue magazine from 1943 to 1962, then editorial director of Condé Nast publications until 1994. The collection contains Liberman's drafts, transcripts, mock-ups, sound recordings relating to " Vogue project," The Artist in his Studio and other publications. Also included are nine albums of photographs and clippings from Vogue and various newspaper reviews.
Background
Alexander Liberman was born in Kiev, Russia (now Ukraine) on September 14, 1912, and was educated in London and Paris before moving to the United States in 1941. Liberman, who is mostly known for his tenure as artistic director at Condé Nast and Vogue for over 50 years, had a multifaceted career as sculptor, painter, photographer, writer and graphic designer.
Extent
35.0 linear feet (35 boxes)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers except unreformatted audiovisual material and computer files, which are unavailable until reformatted.