In the interest of fostering a wider understanding of Jay DeFeo’s art and life as well as the art history of her time, the Jay DeFeo Foundation serves as a resource for, supplies information to, and answers the questions of researchers, scholars, and educators. To this end, the Foundation encourages written inquiries from all qualified sources. The use of any information provided by the Foundation requires proper credit and acknowledgment.

For further information, contact:
The Jay DeFeo Foundation
Leah Levy, Executive Director

Researchers should consider consulting the following research facilities when studying the art and life of Jay DeFeo:
Jay DeFeo Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Jay DeFeo Papers, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Prints and Drawings Library, The British Museum, London, United Kingdom.

Conservation Reports

The Jay DeFeo Foundation maintains a record of conservation proposals and reports of conservation of artworks by Jay DeFeo. The Foundation encourages conservators considering treatment of artwork by Jay DeFeo to communicate with the Foundation for access to these records. The Foundation also welcomes receipt of conservation reports not currently included in its records.






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