Mar 19, 2015 - Sale 2376

Sale 2376 - Lot 215

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
INDIANAIANA INDIANA, ROBERT. Archive of 35 items Signed, or Inscribed and Signed, "Bob," "RIndiana," or "Indiana," to Herman or Rhoda Krawitz, including two Typed Letters, an Autograph Letter, an Autograph Note, two Documents, 13 Autograph Postcards, and 16 greeting cards or exhibition invitations, most dating from the late 1960s and 1970s. The letters and documents, some concerning his "The Mother of Us All," including agreements for the printing of lithographs and the design for packaging of an audio recording. Some with the original envelope. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1962-2009

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Np, 25 May 1964: sending thanks for help with the Virgil Thomson concert at the Stable Gallery exhibition on May 10.
Minneapolis, 26 September 1966: "Working on 'Mother of Us All' here. Exciting nite, at Met!"
Boston, 15 December 1967: "Up to see the Expo American Art Exhibit hung in Horticulture Hall here. Back just in time for 'Mourning'. Enjoyed both experiences."
Santa Fe, 19 August 1975: "Leaving after a week of opera, sun, Georgia O'Keefe & Agnes Martin."
[New York], 1967: ". . . Did see Barrault, but had no one to introduce us. Hope you get to see 'Marilyn' at Janis, 'Imperial Love' at the Whitney, & my 'Parrot' at Cordier-Ekstram."
Denver, 27 June 1976: "The museum where the exhibit . . . will first be shown. Not the Denver I knew in the Air Force."
Rockland, 1 March 1977: ". . . Saw 'Barbarians & Romans' at the Boston Museum."
Eckerty, IN, 7 May 1977: "Back for my doctorate from Indiana University & . . . my first trip to New Harmony . . . ."
[New York], 7 June 1977: ". . . Just wondering if you have heard anything about a possible preview of the BBC/Channel 13 program on Santa Fe. Would like to prepare my own announcement for friends if nothing official is forthcoming . . . ."
[New York]?, 13 September 1978: ". . . October 25 my sculpture is put on view in Central Park . . . ."
with--Over 20 printed items by or about Indiana, including exhibition catalogues and invitations, art books, etc.