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New School Office of the President records ➔ Letter from Gonzalo Fonseca to Hans Simons

Textual Record


Related people/organizations

Gonzalo Fonseca (author)
Hans Simons (addressee)

Date

September 10 1959

Work Type

correspondence

Description

Letter from the Uruguayan artist, Gonzalo Fonseca to New School President, Hans Simons regarding the commission of a mural to be installed in the lobby of the Jacob M. Kaplan Hall of the 66th West 12th Street building. The letter reports that the mosaic tiles for the work has been ordered, and exact calculations for the materials has been made. Fonseca also requests a check of $2000 to cover the estimated costs of all materials.
The mosaic was completed in 1961 and as of 2016 is on view at the same location.

Identifier

NS010103_000004

Citation

Gonzalo Fonseca. Letter from Gonzalo Fonseca to Hans Simons. September 10 1959. New School Office of the President records. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Sep 2019.

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