Established to promote scholarship in 20th century American art, the Study Center’s 4,500 volume art reference library at Stony Brook Southampton focuses on modern American art and its international context, with special attention to the world-renowned eastern Long Island artists’ community. The research collections include the archives of the Pollock and Krasner catalogues raisonné, catalogs and files on artists of eastern Long Island, art periodicals, and Pollock- and Krasner-related documents and ephemera. See an overview of the collections here.
The Study Center library is open to students, researchers, and the general public by appointment. Please contact the librarian/archivist, Diane Holliday, to arrange a visit.
Material currently held at the Pollock-Krasner House: an oral history collection of audio and video tapes includes interviews with Pollock and Krasner, their family, friends and colleagues; lectures and panel discussions; television and radio programs; documentaries and feature films about artists that are available for public and scholarly auditing/viewing; and photographs by Hans Namuth, Martha Holmes, Maurice Berezov, Mark Patiky and others. Please call (613) 324-4929 for appointments and further information.