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John Outterbridge papers, 1953-1997

Outterbridge, John Wilfred, 1933-2020

Painter, Arts administrator, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 4.8 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Los Angeles African American painter, sculptor, and arts administrator John Outterbridge measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1953 to 1997. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, writings, professional and project files, Watts Towers Arts Center files, exhibition files, printed material, photographs, a scrapbook, and one motion picture film reel.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Outterbridge is an African American painter, sculptor and arts administrator in Los Angeles, California.


The John Outterbridge papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by John Outterbridge in 1997.

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Language Note

Collection is in English.