Size: 3.4 Linear feet
Summary: The papers of artist and teacher Robert Reed measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1960-2020. The collection documents Reed's extensive career as an exhibition artist as well as his teaching activities. The latter includes over four decades at the Yale School of Art. The papers include extensive printed material such as rare catalogs, gallery cards, and exhibition mailers. There is also correspondence from students and peers in the art world, notably including painter Philip Guston. At the beginning of his career, Reed was tasked by Josef Albers with mixing colors and creating color plates for Albers' book Interaction of Color, Yale University Press, 1963. Some of these tests are included in the papers, along with a transcription of Reed's interview by the Albers Foundation.