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Adam Peiperl papers

Creator:
Peiperl, Adam, 1935-  Search this
Names:
Marlborough Gallery  Search this
Borge, Victor  Search this
Brown, J. Carter (John Carter), 1934-  Search this
Getlein, Frank  Search this
Levai, Pierre  Search this
Mellon, Rachel Lambert  Search this
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994  Search this
Robb, Lynda Bird, 1944-  Search this
Waesche, Marilla Beth  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1968-2007
Scope and Contents:
Letters, photographs, loan agreements, printed material, and miscellany relating to Adam Peiperl's career as a kinetic artist.
Letters are from museums, galleries, and organizations and include e-mails. Included are one letter each from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lynda Johnson Robb. Photographs are of Peiperl with Frank Getlein, J. Carter Brown and Lynda Johnson Robb, Victor Borge, and Bunny Mellon, Pierre Levai and Marilla Beth Waesche with Peiperl's work installed at the Marlborough Gallery, New York City. Printed material includes magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and brochures.
Biographical / Historical:
Adam Peiperl, b. 1935, is a kinetic light sculptor, photographer, and videographer who creates sculptures by using polarized light. He also uses digital technology to create his art.
Provenance:
Donated in 2008 by Adam Peiperl.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Kinetic artists -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Photographers -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.peipadam
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b14de90b-a1c3-45f9-8ea4-fc9424a535a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peipadam

Astralite III, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and black acrylic base
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Kinetic
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History 14th Street & Constitution Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78380002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_407226

Astralite 85B, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and lacquered wood
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Kinetic
Owner/Location:
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam Netherlands
Date:
2005
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78380003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_407227

Astralite 7, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarized light filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and lacquered wood
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Kinetic
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian Institution Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Avenue at 8th Street, S.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 86.3567
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78380001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_407225

Ice Palace, (sculpture)

Title:
Ice Palace #107, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Plastic, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and lacquered wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001525
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12313

Astralite #138, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and black acrylic base
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Broad & Cherry Streets Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19102
Date:
April 1970
Topic:
Undetermined  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001524
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12312

October 23, 1996, (sculpture)

Title:
Astralite, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and lacquered wood
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Kinetic
Owner/Location:
Kreeger Museum 2401 Foxhall Road, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20007
Date:
1996
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78380004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_407228

Astralite 126, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Peiperl, Adam 1935-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, plastic, water, polarizing filters, light bulb, motor, matte diffuser, blue gel, and lacquered wood
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Kinetic
Owner/Location:
University of Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 410 West Boyd Street Norman Oklahoma 73019
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 78380005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_407229

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