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Gregory Battcock papers, 1952-circa 1980

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Creator:
Battcock, Gregory, 1937-1980
Subject:
Burton, Scott
Nakagawa, Naoto
Morley, Malcolm
Frank, Peter
Carsman, Jon
George, John
Warhol, Andy
Neri, Julio
Levine, Les
Picard, Lil
Partch, Harry
Brown, Cee
Glusberg, Jorge
Dreva, Jerry
Paik, Nam June
Pocock, Philip
Whyte, Ron
Peña, Rolando
Halbert, Jacques
Goldstein, Al
Varble, Stephen
Christo
Hess, Emil
Dalí, Salvador
Calder, Alexander
McGeehan, Robert
Beker, Gisela
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul
Livingston, Braniff
Schult, Ha
Battcock, Elizabeth
Van Baron, Judith
International Association of Art Critics
Bronx Museum of the Arts
William Paterson College of New Jersey
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
10.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
The papers of New York art critic, writer, educator, and painter, Gregory Battcock, measure 10.2 linear feet and date from 1952 to circa 1980. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, artists' files, personal business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographic materials, and artifacts that detail his involvement in both the mainstream and fringe art scenes of the 1970s.
Citation:
Gregory Battcock papers, 1952-circa 1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an audio interview recorded on December 11, 1969 with Gregory Battcock for the University Roundtable radio series. The recording forms part of the WFUV radio interviews relating to art, 1969-1973 collection.
Biography Note:
Gregory Battcock (1937-1980) was an art critic, writer, educator, and painter from New York, New York.
Provenance:
The Gregory Battcock papers were donated in 1992 by Nancy Mahl, an artist who occupied a studio in Jersey City, New Jersey, that had formerly been leased by a moving and storage company, and who came upon Battcock's papers in the building. The papers had been shipped to the Jersey City building without the knowledge of Ron Whyte (executor of Battcock's estate) and the Rev. Paul William Bradley, who had arranged to have Battcock's papers stored after his death. Additional papers were donated 2003 by Rev. Paul W. Bradley, who inherited the papers after the death of his partner Ron Whyte.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Authors
Constructivism (Art)
Interviews
Art critics
Educators
Art, Modern
Art thefts
Painters
Minimal art
Art
Diaries
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10960
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214742
AAA_collcode_battgreg
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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