Roman A. Clef (aka Henry E. Guerriero) and Michael Leopold papers, 1968-1980

Clef, Roman A., b. 1929

Leopold, Michael, b. 1929 d. 1987
Art critic
Active in Los Angeles,Calif.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Photographs of Leopold and Clef in their studio and of William Dole and Ruth S. Schaffner at an exhibition opening; manuscripts by Leopold and Clef entitled "Roman A. Clef on the Works of Henry Guerriero," "X-Art," "Polarity,"and "Refinement and Re-Evaluation," and drafts for catalog texts; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and a draft for a Henry Guerriero exhibition catalog by art critic Richard Ames.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, writer; California. In 1978 Henry Guerriero changed his name to Roman A. Clef. Michael Leopold is his "collaborator-in-print," critic and writer.

Donated by Clef and Leopold, 1979-1980.

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