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Richard E. Filipowski papers, 1940-1995

Richard E. Filipowski papers, 1940-1995

Filipowski, Richard E., 1923-2008

Sculptor, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 4.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, teaching files, writings, project files, subject files, printed material, works of art, photographs, slides, microfilm reels, and an audio tape.

Biographical/Historical Note

Designer, sculptor, painter, filmmaker, educator; Massachusetts. Born in Poland and as a child moved to Ontario, Canada. Studied under Laszlo Moholy-Nagy at the Institute of Design 1942-1946 and taught there after graduating, 1946-1950. Invited by Walter Gropius to organize and teach Design Fundamentals at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, 1950-1952. Taught as an Associate Professor of Visual Design in the Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953-1989.


Donated 1989-1998 by Richard Filipowski.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Richard E. Filipowski papers, 1940-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.