Kevin MacDonald papers, 1970-2006

MacDonald, Kevin John, b. 1946 d. 2006

Collection size: 6.7 linear feet

Collection Summary: Correspondence, writings, project files, artwork, printed material and audio visual material relating to the career of painter and printmaker Kevin MacDonald.

Correspondence, both personal (many illustrated) and professional, is with friends, family, and organizations MacDonald was involved, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Washington Project for the Arts, among others. Writings include notebooks and journals by MacDonald, documenting family, travel, art theory, and process, as well as poetry by others. Project files relate to shows curated by MacDonald or projects in Washington, D.C. with which he was involved. Artwork includes numerous sketchbooks (1.4 linear ft.) of drawings by MacDonald. Printed material consists of magazines, articles, and exhibition catalogs and reviews.

Audio visual material includes super 8mm film, a VHS video of an interview with MacDonald and audio cassettes of musical performances MacDonald was involved with.

Biographical/Historical Note: Kevin MacDonald (1946-2006) was a painter and printmaker in Washington, D.C.

Donated 2012 by Robin Moore, Kevin MacDonald's widow.

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