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Norman Bluhm papers, 1956-1969

Bluhm, Norman, 1921-1999



Collection Information

Size: 350 Items

Summary: Correspondence, jottings, catalogs, clippings, and 149 photographs, ca. 1950-1969, including 17 of Bluhm (some with other artists) and 132 of his works. Artists included in the photos are Insho Domoto, Michael Goldberg, Joan Mitchell, Phillip Pavia, Peter Pollack, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Nadja Scarpitta, Syd Solomon, Nora Speyer, Antonio Tapies, and Wou-Ki Zao.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Millbrook, New York. b. 1920, in Chicago, Ill. d. Feb. 3, 1999, in East Wallingford, Vt. Birthdate also listed as 1921.


Donated 1969 and 1970 by Norman Bluhm.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel N70-26 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Norman Bluhm papers, 1956-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.