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Peter Plagens papers, 1941-1987

Plagens, Peter, 1941-



Collection Information

Size: 6.0 linear ft.

Summary: Personal and professional correspondence; diaries; an interview of Plagens conducted by Mike Lloyd, 1977 (80 p.); photos of Plagens, his family, studio, and art work; files on lectures, grants, fellowships, exhibitions, and a petition against the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; drafts of writings; files on Plagen's book, Sunshine Muse: Contemporary Art on the West Coast (1974); and 20 ink drawings and several drawings by Plagen's young son, Paul.


Donated by Peter Plagens.

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How to Cite This Collection

Peter Plagens papers, 1941-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.