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Robert Wiegand papers and video art, 1953-1994

Wiegand, Robert, 1934-1993

Painter, Video artist

Collection Information

Size: 10.9 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York video artist and painter Robert Wiegand measure 10.9 linear feet and date from 1953 to 1994. Found within the collection are biographical materials, correspondence, art project and exhibition files, printed materials, video art, photographs, and industrial and miscellaneous video recordings. About one-half of the collection is comprised of video recordings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Wiegand (1934-1993) was a painter and video artist in New York, N.Y.


Donated 1998 and 2000 by Lynn Braswell, Wiegand's widow and in 2014 by Ingrid Wiegand, Wiegand's first wife.

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Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by by a grant from the Mellon Foundation through the Council of Library and Information Resources' Hidden Collections grant program.