Bassett, Bruce W., b. 1925 d. 2009
Director, Writer, Producer
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 43.3 linear feet
Collection Summary: The Bruce Bassett papers relating to Jacques Lipchitz measure 43.3 linear feet and date from 1961 to 2001. The collection consists mainly of materials related to Bassett's extensive audiovisual documentation projects concerning the life and art of the sculptor Jacques Lipchitz. Also found are paper records including letters, business records, printed materials, and paper production records related to the audiovisual projects. Other projects, unrelated to Lipchitz, include video and sound recordings related to Sidney Lifchez, IBM, Isamu Noguchi, the Storm King Sculpture Center, and Auguste Rodin.
Biographical/Historical Note: Bruce W. Bassett (1925-2009) was a writer, director, and producer of art documentaries from New York, N.Y.
Donated 2010 by Hanno Mott, Jacques Lipchitz's step-son on behalf of himself and his siblings, Lolya R. Lipchitz and Frank L. Mott.
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