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Marvin Lipofsky papers, 1954-2018

Lipofsky, Marvin B. (Marvin Bentley), 1938-2016

Glass artist, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 45.6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of studio glass artist Marvin Lipofsky measure 46.5 linear feet and date from 1954 to 2018. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, travel diaries, artist files, exhibition and gallery files, organization files, professional files, technical studio files, printed material, photographic material, three scrapbooks, sketchbooks, and artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marvin B. Lipofsky (1938-2016) was a glass artist and educator active in Berkeley, California.


The Marvin Lipofsky papers were donated in 2004 by Ruth Okimoto, Lipofsky's spouse, on behalf of Marvin Lipofsky as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, and in 2017 and 2018 by Lisa Lipofsky-Valenzula, Marvin Lipofsky's daughter.

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