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Robert Scull appointment books, 1955-1973

Robert Scull appointment books, 1955-1973

Scull, Robert C., 1917-1986

Art patron, Collector

Collection Information

Size: 14 v. (1.6 linear ft.)

Summary: 14 volumes of Pop art collector Robert Scull's appointment books for the years 1955-1956, 1958-1959, 1961-1967, 1969-1970, and 1973. With business dates and quotidian entries are notes regarding visiting artists, including James Rosenquist, Lucas Samaras, Walter De Maria, Mark Di Suvero, and Michael Heizer; and appointments with Leo Castelli, Andre Emmerich, Henry Geldzahler, and Richard Bellamy. Also noted are prices Scull payed for paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Scull was a collector of Pop art.

Provenance

Donated 1999 by Amy Newman, a writer, who received them from her friend, artist Chuck Close. Close received them from his brother-in-law, who found them in the trash, turned them over to Close, who, in turn, gave them to Newman.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION IS BEING PROCESSED AND DIGITIZED AND IS CLOSED TO RESEARCHERS.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Scull appointment books, 1955-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.