Rudy Burckhardt papers, 1934-1990

Burckhardt, Rudy, b. 1914 d. 1999
Painter, Photographer, Filmmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 4.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: A bulk of the collection consists of black and white negatives and a few photographs of works of art by a variety of artists, exhibition installations, galleries and art collections taken by Rudy Burckhardt. Additional material includes biographical information, printed material including exhibition catalog and announcements, 1974-1990; clippings, 1981; and a book about Burckhardt, "Conversations About Everything," by Simon Pettet (1987).

Biographical/Historical Note: Rudy Burkchardt (1914-1999) was a photographer, filmmaker, and painter. Burckhardt often photographed works of art for the Leo Castelli Gallery.

Donated 1993 by Rudy Burckhardt. A bulk of the material was donated 2011 by Yvonne Jacquette Burckhardt, Burckhardt's widow.

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