Journals containing ideas for Wiley's paintings, accounts of days, and puns and word games. One journal is from a summer spent in Italy (1971) and includes some sketches. The remaining four journals (1971-1974) are filled with watercolors and sketches.
William T. Wiley illustrated journals, 1971-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 910 available for use at Archives of American Art offices only.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Wiley after microfilming.
Painter; San Francisco Bay area, California. Achieved international recognition for highly imaginative and unconventional art. Studied at California School of Fine Art 1956-1962 with Frank Lobdell and other exponents of Abstract Expressionism.
Lent 1975 by Wiley.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001