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Powers, John, 1916-1999

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role Collector
dates 1916-1999
city Carbondale
other citiesNew York, NY;
sex M
historical notes John Powers was a collector, businessman, and former president of the publishing company Prentice-Hall.

He and his wife, Kimiko, collected both Contemporary and Japanese art. Their collection included Haboku (broken ink), Buddhist art, Zen painting, literati painting of eighteenth century Japan, work by Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenburg, and Roy Lichtenstein.

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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Leo Castelli Gallery Records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999 see details...
Stanford University Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives
Andy Warhol Photography Archive see details...
Harvard Art Museum Archives
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Papers of Daniel Robbins and Seymour Slive, 1959-2003 see details...
Harvard Art Museum Archives
32 Quincy Street
Exhibition Records of the Harvard Art Museums, 1905-2008 see details...

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Powers, Kimiko