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Mac Wells papers, 1951-2002

Wells, Mac, 1925-
LeWitt, Sol
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.7 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.
Biographical material; business and personal correspondence, 1963-2001; lists of paintings sold, 1970 and undated; notes and writings, ca. 1964-1992, undated; printed material; photographs; works of art; exhibition posters and a signed proof poster for Well's exhibition at the Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, 1971; and portfolio prints for the American Abstract Artists' 50th and 60th anniversaries, 1987 and 1997. Correspondence from artists include Alice Adams, Michael Boyd, Bob Huet, Bob Jamieson, Sol Lewitt, Lucy Lippard, Vincent Longo, Robert Ryman, Diane Vanderlip, among others, 1980s-2001. Also included is a transcript of an interview conducted by John Roach, 1995; Wells's greeting card for the Museum of Modern Art, 1965; sketches by Sol Lewitt; a photo album of Wells's site-specific sculpture,"Valentine Hicks Arc Project" in Greenport, NY, 2001, and snapshots of Wells's stay at Yaddo, ca. 1964-1965.
Mac Wells papers, 1951-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Orient, N.Y.; New York, N.Y.
Donated 2003 and 2005 by Mac Wells.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Works of art
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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