Correspondence files for David Blackburn

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 8812/1/4/45a-45b
  • Dates of Creation
      12 Nov 1962-03 Nov 1980
  • Physical Description
      2 folders

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Kenneth Clark and the artist David Blackburn, from Blackburn's first approach to Clark in 1962, through his time at the School of Art, Melbourne, Australia, with intermittant returns to Hudersfield, England, then at Ormond College, University of Melbourne, returning again to England in 1974. The final letter is from Australian National University, Canberra. It also records Clark's recommending Blackburn to Mrs Hubbard of the New Art Centre, Blackburn's exhibition of his 'Creation' series at the University of Leeds in 1967, his Metamorphoses' at Oldham Art Gallery in 1968, and his new 'Creation' series at Agnews in 1970. Also includes photographs and transparencies of his works, and some prints of Helen Grunwald