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(1980s Culture)
Correspondence Archive
ca. 1980s. An archive of the 1980s art world, from the files of Art & Antiques magazine, with more than 350 signed pieces of correspondence from approximately 200 names in the fields of art, architecture, academia, literature, dance, photography, music, journalism, fashion, economics, social history, and more. The archive includes letters, notes, cards, invitations; several signed contracts; and approximately 20 typescripts, all from notables such as: Svetlana Alpers, Eve Arnold, John Barth, Daniel Boorstin, Jean-Claude Christo, Craig Claiborne, William Crutchfield, Oscar de Mejo, Carol Diehl, Max Ferguson, Leslie Fieldler, John Kenneth Galbraith, Stella Gibbons, Francoise Gilot, Adam Gopnik, Robert Gottlieb, Francine du Plexis Gray, Tina Howe, Philip Johnson, Wolf Kahn, Allegra Kent, Carlton Lake, Walter Liedtke, John Loengard, George Lois, Edward Lucie-Smith, Sam Messner, P.J. O'Rourke, Jed Perl, Bennard Perlman, Darryl Pinckney, David Plante, Reginald Pollack, Mordecai Richler, Jerome Rothenberg, Peter Schjeldahl, Joan Snyder, Debra Solomon, Holly Solomon, Eve Sonneman, Pat Steir, Faith Stewart-Gordon, Andrew Sullivan, Michael Van Rijn, and Diana Vreeland, among many others. A few of the folders have apparently been carried forward from an earlier time, and pre-date the 1980s (and several may fall into the 90s). Alphabetical file folders, in two bankers boxes. Scattered marginal foxing; near fine. [#035965] $4,500

All books are first printings of first editions or first American editions unless otherwise noted.