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James Weeks papers, [ca. 1950-1985]

Weeks, James, 1922-1998

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical information; business correspondence; exhibition material, 1965-1985; teaching notes from the San Francisco Art Institute and UCLA; photographs of Weeks and his wife Lynn, 1980s; photographs of work (billboards), 1950s; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, educator; San Francisco, Calif. and Boston, Mass. Weeks was a prominent San Francisco Bay area painter in the 1950s and 1960s, who has continued those ties since coming to teach at Boston University in 1970 by steadily exhibiting at the Charles Campbell Gallery in San Francisco as well as Hirschl and Adler in New York.


Donated 1986 by James Weeks. Additional material expected including correspondence, photographs, and slides of work.

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How to Cite This Collection

James Weeks papers, [ca. 1950-1985]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.