Correspondence file

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WJS/18/7/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1972-1981
  • Language of Material
      Includes material in French
  • Physical Description
      94 pieces

Scope and Content

Correspondence (all but one piece of which dates from 1976-1981) with galleries, individual artists and publishers, relating to Strachan's 'Distortion and obsession' project, including references to: permissions to reproduce images of artwork in the volume; the supply of photographs; and responses to enquiries by Strachan. Also includes letters relating to the search for an American publisher for the volume. There are numerous copies of Strachan's outgoing letters, but the file also includes in-letters from the following artists, contacts or relations of artists: Natalie d'Arbeloff (/73); André Beaudin (/12); P[ericle] L[uigi] Giovannetti (/5); Josef Herman (/19); Pierre Lecuire (/15); Marino Marini (/11); Pierre Matisse (/27); Roland Penrose (/29); Mario Prassinos (/23); C.P. Snow (/14); and Paul Wunderlich (/18 and /24).