Craig Kauffman papers

Collection ID:
Kauffman, Craig, 1932-2010
circa 1950-1997
Physical Description:
4.7 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Included are personal and professional correspondence; daily journals (1974-1984); photographs and slides; financial records, including consignment agreements and price lists; and exhibition catalogs and other printed material. Among the correspondents are Lisa Adams, Billy Al Bengston, Alan Lynch, Ed Moses, and Babe Shapiro.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Craig Kauffman (1932-2010) was an artist in Los Angeles, Calif. His full name was Robert Craig Kauffman. Kauffman was born in Los Angeles. He worked for several years in San Francisco, eventually returning to Los Angeles where he joined, as an original member, the Ferus Gallery group. Beginning as an abstract expressionist artist, his work turned to a minimalist style with his vacuum-formed work in the 1960s and 1970s, and as one of California's leading light and space artists. Kauffman died in Angeles, Phillipines in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1997 by Craig Kauffman.

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Repository Contact
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