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Tony DeLap papers, circa 1950-2015

DeLap, Tony, 1927-2019


Collection Information

Size: 1.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of artist Tony DeLap measure 1.4 linear feet and date from circa 1950 to 2015. The collection includes correspondence, writings, materials related to professional and teaching activities, printed material, a scrapbook, and photographic material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tony DeLap (1927- ) is an artist and professor of art in Corona de Mar, California. DeLap is a pioneer of West Coast minimalism with a special interest in visual illusion including performed magic. He was a professor of art at the University of California, Irvine,1965-1991.


The papers were donated by Tony DeLap in 2016.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by Gerald and Bente Buck.