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Heri Bert Bartscht papers, 1954-1977

Bartscht, Heri Bert, 1919-1996



Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel

Summary: The microfilm Heri Bert Bartscht papers contain correspondence; two scrapbooks (1955-1977); magazine articles; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Heri Bert Bartscht (1919-1996) was a German-born sculptor and educator in Dallas, Texas. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and moved to Dallas in 1953 with his wife, Waltraud. Bartscht founded the Dallas Society for Contemporary Arts and in 1961 established a sculpture program at the University of Dallas, where he taught until 1990. Barscht was a devout Roman Catholic and his sculptures were often influenced by his religious beliefs. He also completed artistic commissions such as baptismal fonts, altar panels, altars, and stations of the cross for churches in the Southwest.


Lent for microfilming 1980 by Heri Bert Bartscht. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Related Materials

The Dallas Museum of Art Archives holds the Heri Bert Bartscht papers, 1946-1992.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Heri Bert Bartscht after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2150 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Patrons must use microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Heri Bert Bartscht papers, 1954-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.