Lippard, Lucy R., b. 1937
Art critic, Author
Active in New York, N.Y.; Galisteo, N.M.
Collection size: 53.3 linear feet
Collection Summary: The papers of New York writer, art critic, curator, and teacher, Lucy R. Lippard, measure 53.3 linear feet and date from the 1930s to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence files documenting Lippard's professional relationships with artists, writers, galleries, art institutions, and political organizations, and her interest in conceptual and minimalist art, feminism and political activism. Also found are Lippard's notes and writings including sound recordings and interviews, teaching and exhibition files, printed material, several works of art, and photographs of artwork and artists. Scattered throughout the collection are a small number of records concerning Lippard's personal life.
Biographical/Historical Note: Lucy R. Lippard (1937-) is a writer and art critic in New York, N.Y.
Lucy R. Lippard donated her papers in several increments between 1972-1995, and 2006.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Lucy Lippard, 2011 Mar. 15
- Image Gallery items from other collections related to Lippard, Lucy R.