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Budd Hopkins papers, 1956-1983

Creator:
Hopkins, Budd, 1931-
Subject:
Brooks, James
Farruggio, Remo
Ferrer, Rafael
Haerer, Carol
Kline, Franz
Littlefield, William Horace
Mellor, George
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, writings, printed material, an audio cassette of a lecture, and photographs concern the career of painter Budd Hopkins.
Nineteen letters from artists and colleagues William Littlefield, George Mellor, Rafael Ferrer, Leo Manso, and Carol Haerer (1960-1981). A 3-page financial statement records money due to Hopkins from the Tirca Karlis Gallery (1967). Writings include artist's statements (1956-1972); a 1972 chronology of Hopkins' life; 7 typescripts by Hopkins including a manuscript on MISSING TIME: THE UFO ABDUCTION EXPERIENCE (1980) and essays on recent American painting and artists Jim Brooks, Remo Farruggio and Franz Kline; and Robert Motherwell's essay about Hopkins (1979).
Printed material consists of clippings (1961-1982), exhibition announcements and catalogs (1958-1983), and 3 art school brochures (1962-1974). An audio cassette tape and a 10-page transcript record Hopkins' lecture, "Modernism and the Collage Esthetic, " delivered at Montclair Art Museum (1979). Five photographs and 2 color transparencies show Hopkins; 9 photographs and 121 slides show his works and installations.
Citation:
Budd Hopkins papers, 1956-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Originals in possession of Budd Hopkins.
Biography Note:
Painter; New York, N.Y. After attending Oberlin College, Hopkins moved to New York City in 1953, receiving his first exhibition at the Poindexter Gallery in 1956. Later he spent summers in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where he exhibited at the Tirca Karlis Gallery.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1983 by Budd Hopkins.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Exhibition catalogs
Painters
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7799
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209965
AAA_collcode_hopkbudd
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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