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Kirk Varnedoe papers, 1890-2006 (bulk 1970-2003)

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Varnedoe (Kirk) Papers
Series V. Lectures, 1972-2005 7.7 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Research notes, drafts, study photographs, and in some cases, audio recordings and floppy disc records of the lectures.
Arranged in chronological order by year.
20 1972-1989
On topics such as Caillebotte, Rodin, photography, and primitivism in Modern Art.
21 1990-1992
On such topics as Pollock, Munch, collecting, and including the commencement address Varnedoe gave at Stanford.
Slade lectures: the Poverty of Postmodernism, 1992-1993
22-24 Drafts of lecture texts
box folder
137 C24-C31 Audiotapes of lectures
25 1993-1994
On topics such as Pollock and Twombly, and including Varnedoe's commencement speech at Williams College.
26, 120 1994-1997
On such topics as Twombly and Jasper Johns, and including Varnedoe's eulogy for Leo Castelli. Including views of Varnedoe in the act of lecturing.
27 1998-2000
On such topics as Lichtenstein, Pollock, David Smith, and Marcia Tucker
28 2001
On topics such as Roulin and Van Gogh, and for George Segal's memorial.
29 2002
On topics such as Matisse/Picasso, Van Gogh/Gauguin, and Rembrandt.
Mellon lectures: Pictures of Nothing: Abstract Art Since Pollock, 2003-2005
30-34 Drafts of lectures
box folder
136 C12-C23 Audio tapes of lectures

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