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Adam Peiperl papers, 1968-2007

Peiperl, Adam, June 4, 1935-

Sculptor, Video artist


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: Letters, photographs, loan agreements, printed material, and miscellany relating to Adam Peiperl's career as a kinetic artist.
Letters are from museums, galleries, and organizations and include e-mails. Included are one letter each from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lynda Johnson Robb. Photographs are of Peiperl with Frank Getlein, J. Carter Brown and Lynda Johnson Robb, Victor Borge, and Bunny Mellon, Pierre Levai and Marilla Beth Waesche with Peiperl's work installed at the Marlborough Gallery, New York City. Printed material includes magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and brochures.

Biographical/Historical Note

Adam Peiperl, b. 1935, is a kinetic light sculptor, photographer, and videographer who creates sculptures by using polarized light. He also uses digital technology to create his art.


Donated in 2008 by Adam Peiperl.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Adam Peiperl papers, 1968-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.