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David Bourdon papers, 1941-1998

Bourdon, David, 1934-1998

Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 37 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York art critic and writer David Bourdon measure 37 linear feet and date from 1941-1998. The papers include scattered biographical materials, manuscript and published writings, extensive art and artists' research files, and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

David Bourdon (1934-1998) was an art critic, editor, and author who worked primarily in New York City.


The David Bourdon papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Les Levine, executor of the David Bourdon estate.

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Language Note

Collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.