Lipofsky, Marvin B. (Marvin Bentley),
Educator, Glass artist
Collection size: 5.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence with students, glass artists, museum curators and art dealers; catalogs from national and international workshops and exhibitions (Czechoslovakia, China, Kentucky, Germany, Japan, Pilchuck); exhibition announcements; price lists; sketches; flyers regarding slide lectures and workshops; brochures; newsletters; articles from local, national and international newspapers and periodicals; 1954 autobiography "The Facts of Me"; international itineraries; Lipofsky's astrological chart; conference programs; five appointment books, 1986-2000; annual holiday "peace" postcards (1980-1982, 1984-1987, 1989-2004). Also included are articles, correspondence and reports regarding the American Craft Council, 1986-1990 where Lipofsky was a trustee.
Biographical/Historical Note: Glass artist, university professor; Berkeley, Calif. b. 1938.
Donated 2004 by Ruth Okimoto, Lipofsky's spouse, as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. Mr. Lipofsky was out of town at the time of the donation and the deed was signed on his behalf by his wife. Correspondence and visual material expected in a future donation.
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