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Dick Higgins papers, 1958-1997

Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998

Composer, Poet


Collection Information

Size: 6 Linear feet

Summary: Higgins' publications (1958-1997) in various magazines and small press publications, together with original manuscripts and related correspondence with other artists, publishers, and scholars, as well as books, Modular Poems (1974), Legends and Fishnets (1976), Some Recent Snowflakes (1979), Variations on a Natural Theme for Orchestra (1982), and Essays on Intermedia (1977).

Biographical/Historical Note

Artist, poet, publisher, and composer; New York and Barrytown, NY. Member of the artists' group, Fluxus. Died Oct. 25, 1998.


Donated 1998 by Dick Higgins.

Related Materials

Additional Higgins' papers also located at: The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Calif.

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

Dick Higgins papers, 1958-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.