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Don Eddy and Leigh Behnke papers, 1966-2009

Eddy, Don, 1944-

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 7.2 Linear feet

Summary: The Don Eddy and Leigh Behnke papers, 1966-2009, measure 7.2 linear feet. Photographic materials, printed material, and writings document the realist painters' work, working methods, and exhibitions. Also found are subject files, some professional correspondence and personal photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Don Eddy (b. 1944) and Leigh Behnke (b. 1946) are realist painters in New York City. They are married and both teach at the School of Visual Arts. Eddy is one of the thirteen original Photorealists.

Provenance

Donated by Don Eddy and Leigh Behnke in 2009.