Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.peipadam
Creators:
Peiperl, Adam, 1935-
Dates:
1968-2007
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters, photographs, loan agreements, printed material, and miscellany relating to Adam Peiperl's career as a kinetic artist.
Scope and Contents
Letters are from museums, galleries, and organizations and include e-mails. Included are one letter each from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lynda Johnson Robb. Photographs are of Peiperl with Frank Getlein, J. Carter Brown and Lynda Johnson Robb, Victor Borge, and Bunny Mellon, Pierre Levai and Marilla Beth Waesche with Peiperl's work installed at the Marlborough Gallery, New York City. Printed material includes magazine articles, newspaper clippings, and brochures.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Adam Peiperl, b. 1935, is a kinetic light sculptor, photographer, and videographer who creates sculptures by using polarized light. He also uses digital technology to create his art.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2008 by Adam Peiperl.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kinetic artists -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, J. Carter (John Carter), 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mellon, Rachel Lambert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Borge, Victor Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robb, Lynda Bird, 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Getlein, Frank Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levai, Pierre Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Waesche, Marilla Beth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marlborough Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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