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Identification and Creation

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Christopher Wilmarth, American (Sonoma, CA 1943 - 1987 New York, NY)
Miscellaneous original reviews, Cooper Union grade reports, other papers, 1964-1981
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archival material
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Acquisition and Rights

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Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Christopher Wilmarth Archive, Gift of Susan Wilmarth-Rabineau
© Estate of Christopher Wilmarth
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Modern and Contemporary Art

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1) Wilmarth's Cooper Union grade report for 3 years in original envelope, postmarked June 3, 1964.

2) Wilmarth's Cooper Union grade report for 4 years in original envelope, postmarked February 1, 1965.

3) Mimeograph of Grace Glueck's "Fun and Funky at the Whitney" from The New York Times of 11 December 1966. Very worn copy, difficult to read.

4) Newspaper clipping of "Introduction to Modern Art" (no author given) from the Detroit Free Press of 11 April 1967. 2 photographs show Wilmarth helping to install the sculpture of his friend Anthony Smith.

5) A page from Time Magazine of 22 November 1968 on which Wilmarth's Graham Gallery show receives a blurb.

6) Typed letter on Cooper Union letterhead appointing Wilmarth to an Adjunct Instructorship in Art. Dated February 20, 1969.

7) Page from The New York Times of 16 April 1970 in which "Guggenheim Fund Gives 286 Grants" was published, naming Wilmarth.

8) Xerox of Hilton Kramer's "The Delicate Touch of a Constructivist," 8 December 1974, scotch-taped into one piece.

9) 2 typed, paperclipped pages of Wilmarth's text "The True Story of the Gift of the Bridge."

10) 2 original copies of Wilmarth's Matrix 29 pamphlet from his small Wadsworth Atheneum exhibition, February-April 1977.

11) Original pamphlet from show at Modern Art Pavilion at the Seattle Art Museum, January 25-March 25, 1978 [?].

12) Certificate announcing that "Trees have been planted in Israel": "1 tree in memory of / John Lennon / Planted by / Christopher & Susan Wilmarth." No date given, but clearly post-1981.

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