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Rackstraw Downes research material concerning Fairfield Porter, 1962-2000, bulk circa 1970s

Rackstraw Downes research material concerning Fairfield Porter, 1962-2000, bulk circa 1970s

Downes, Rackstraw, 1939-

Painter, Author

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Rackstraw Downes (1939- ) is the author and editor of "Fairfield Porter: Art In Its Own Terms.

Provenance

Donated 2012 by Rackstraw Downes.

Scope and Contents

The Rackstraw Downes research materials concerning Fairfield Porter measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1962 to 2000. Downes used the material to compile, edit and write the introduction to, "Fairfield Porter: Art In Its Own Terms - Selected Criticism 1935-1975," published in 1979. Research materials on Fairfield Porter's writings include articles about Porter, exhibition catalogs, photocopies of letters and some original correspondence, theses, and manuscripts. Also included are production files for the publication of "Art In Its Own Terms."

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