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Correspondence, exhibition files, photographs and printed material relating to the painting career of Richard Upton.
Correspondence is with Fred Licht, John Hejduk, Bill Berkson, Jasper Johns, John Hultberg, Rudy Pozzatti; letters from Joyce Carol Oates, Dorothy Dehner, Rudolph Arnheim, Stanley Kunitz, and Nancy Wynne-Jones. Exhibition files include Upton's proposals, checklists, and reviews. Photographs are of Upton, his colleagues, and his studio. Printed material includes press releases and clippings.
Richard Upton papers, 1964-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Richard Upton (1931- ) is a painter living in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Donated 2011 by Richard Upton via Christine Vitolo, Upton's Power of Attorney.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001