Preliminary finding aid for the Shunk (Harry) and Shunk-Kender
Harry Shunk and Shunk-Kender photographs
165 Linear Feet
(247 boxes and 1 flatfile folder)
Harry Shunk and his partner Janos
Kender worked as photographers recording the art world from the 1950s to the 1970s in the
United States and Europe. Their extensive photography archive contains iconic images from
the post-war era documenting key artists of the time, including candid portraits of artists
in their homes and studios, as well as the installation process, exhibitions, exhibition
openings, performances, and other events.
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