Guthrie Foster papers, 1959-1966

Foster, Guthrie
Arts administrator
Active in Atlanta, Ga.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (36 items).

Collection Summary: Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not teach in a segregated school.

Also included are writings and printed material on and by Josef Albers, ca. 1960-1966.

Biographical/Historical Note: Director of the Atlanta Art Institute.

Donated 1985 by Guthrie Foster.

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