Collection ID:
Wells, Mac, 1925-
Physical Description:
0.7 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; business and personal correspondence, 1963-2001; lists of paintings sold, 1970 and undated; notes and writings, ca. 1964-1992, undated; printed material; photographs; works of art; exhibition posters and a signed proof poster for Well's exhibition at the Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, 1971; and portfolio prints for the American Abstract Artists' 50th and 60th anniversaries, 1987 and 1997. Correspondence from artists include Alice Adams, Michael Boyd, Bob Huet, Bob Jamieson, Sol Lewitt, Lucy Lippard, Vincent Longo, Robert Ryman, Diane Vanderlip, among others, 1980s-2001. Also included is a transcript of an interview conducted by John Roach, 1995; Wells's greeting card for the Museum of Modern Art, 1965; sketches by Sol Lewitt; a photo album of Wells's site-specific sculpture,"Valentine Hicks Arc Project" in Greenport, NY, 2001, and snapshots of Wells's stay at Yaddo, ca. 1964-1965.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Orient, N.Y.; New York, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2003 and 2005 by Mac Wells.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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