Wilfred, Thomas, 1889-1968
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 2076
Call Number: MS 2036
Overview: The papers document Stein's professional and scholarly work on kinetic light artist Thomas Wilfred. The majority of the collection consists of research materials on Wilfred and his art work, including scholarly and popular magazine articles, writings by Wilfred, and photographs of Wilfred's compositions and studio. Included are materials from two exhibitions of Wilfred's work that Stein curated for the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New...
Call Number: MS 1375
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, drawings, photographs, printed material, clippings, and miscellanea documenting the professional career of Thomas Wilfred, inventor of the clavilux and a prominent artist and developer of lumia, an artform which utilizes light as the medium of expression. Additional materials detail Wilfred's musical career as a lute player. The development of lumia within the field of kinetic art and the prominent role of Thomas Wilfred in this development, as an inventor,...
Dates: 1914-1993, bulk 1914-1968