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Robert Dell papers, circa 1977-2013

Dell, Robert, 1950-

Engineer, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 0.5 linear feet

Summary: The Robert Dell papers measure 0.5 linear feet and date from circa 1977 to 2013. The collection documents Dell's early career as an artist including key fellowships, residencies, and exhibitions. Correspondence is both professional and personal and relates to Robert Dell's public art projects in Iceland and the United States, grant applications, and personal matters. Noteworthy correspondents include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the sculptor William King, among others. Printed material includes broadsides, exhibition announcements, maps, posters, and clippings related to Dell's work, installations, and exhibitions. Also included is a drawing of Dell's sculpture Hitavaettur from April 1991.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Dell (born 1950) is a sculptor and engineer living in New York City.


The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Robert Dell in 2013 and 2019.