International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Approaches to the Personal Archives and Memory of an Artist
Professor Silvana Seabra Hooper Ph.D; Ana Cristina Barral Mariani Passos

This paper describes the research work and the organization of the collection of photographs of Reny Golcman, a jewelry artist, who participated in the Art Biennial in São Paulo Biennials from 1969 to 1975. The essay presents the main features of the collection, describes the interviews, places of work and exhibitions. Beyond that, it discusses the main methodological issues that were faced in handling the collection, focusing on the specific characteristic of Golcman’s personal and professional features. The research intends to look into her personal artistic archive, and, as a consequence to make a contribution to the history of jewelry.

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