Philip Leider papers, 1962-1997, bulk 1965-1977

Leider, Philip, b. 1929
Active in New York, N.Y.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Jerusalem, Israel

Collection size: 0.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: Correspondence and writings relating to Philip Leider's career as editor of ArtForum magazine.

Correspondence, both professional and personal, constitutes a majority of the collection and is between Philip Leider and Michael Fried, Barbara Rose, Frank Stella, Dan Flavin, and Clement Greenberg and covers topics such as the writing and publication of articles and reviews in ArtForum magazine, anecdotes from parties, gallery openings, lectures and performances attended by Leider and his friends, and critical reactions to events and changes in the art world.

Although few in number, writings are included, usually accompanied by a letter explaining the content and style of the manuscript. These are drafts of articles slated for publication in ArtForum.

Biographical/Historical Note: Philip Leider (1929-) was a founding editor of ArtForum magazine. He works in Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y.

Donated 2011 by Philip Leider.

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