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David Barr papers relating to Charles Biederman, 1963-1976

Barr, David John, 1939-

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 26 Items

Summary: 18 letters from sculptor Charles Biederman, writing of his views on art, artists, structuralism, constructivists, dealers, exhibiting, etc.; exhibition catalogs showing Biederman's work, and two magazine articles about Biederman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor and painter; Oak Park, Mich. As a young artist interested in structuralism, Barr introduced himself to the sculptor Charles Biederman (b. 1906), and subsequently maintained a correspondence with him.


Lent for mirofilming 1977 by David Barr.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to David Barr after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1294 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

David Barr papers relating to Charles Biederman, 1963-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.