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Robert M. Frash papers regarding Loren MacIver, 1937-1982

Frash, Robert M., b. 1913
Art historian
Active in Newport Beach, Calif.

Collection size: 0.8 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Correspondence with MacIver; photographs of MacIver's paintings; writings and notes, including texts for Frash's catalog of MacIver; business records with numerous galleries and individuals; exhibition catalogs and announcements; reviews and articles about MacIver; a tape recording containing commentary by Frash on some of MacIver's works; and miscellaneous printed material.

Also, 12 letters, 1969-1979 from Adelyn Breeskin and an unpublished manuscript by Breeskin on MacIver's work, 36 p., annotated by MacIver. The text was to serve as an introduction to a book on MacIver.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian; Newport Beach, Calif. Interested in painter Loren MacIver. In 1983 Frash curated the exhibition "Five Decades: Loren MacIver" at the Newport Harbor Art Museum.

Donated 1983 by Robert Frash.

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