Kashdin, Gladys Shafran, 1921-

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Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1921. A painter, photographer and collagist, Kashdin is a well-respected artist and professor whose artistic repertoire includes nearly 70 one-woman shows, 55 group exhibitions and the donation of American Abstract Expressionist research to the Smithsonian Institution. Her artistic series, which have been exhibited at numerous museums, include “The Everglades,” “Processes of Time,” and “Gaia’s Daughters.” Professor Emerita at the University of South Florida, Kashdin is recognized for her creative and professorial achievements.

From the guide to the Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin papers, (USF Tampa Library - Special & Digital Collections)

Dr. Gladys Shafran Kashdin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1921. Her artistic repertoire includes nearly 70 one-woman shows and 55 group exhibitions. Kashdin is a Professor Emerita at the University of South Florida.

From the description of [Papers] 1964-2002 (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 498397650

Art historian, painter and educator; Temple Terrace, Fla.

Author of: "Abstract expressionism+ an analysis of the movement based primarily upon interviews with seven participating artists" and "A comparison of nineteenth and twentieth century attitudes toward material."

From the description of Gladys Kashdin papers, [ca. 1948-1974]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565545

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associatedWith Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974. person
associatedWith Guston, Philip, 1913- person
associatedWith Marca-Relli, Conrad, 1913-2000. person
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associatedWith Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970. person
associatedWith Seitz, William Chapin. person
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Tampa (Fla.)
United States
Art historians
Painting, Abstract
Women artists


Birth 1921




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