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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1966-1976
(Bulk: 1973-1976)
Creator:
Flusser, Vilem, 1920-1991, Author
Stacy, Don, (Donald L.), Author
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Donald L. Stacy (1925-2008), known primarily as Don Stacy, was an artist and art teacher born in New Jersey, who lived and worked for most of his life in New York City. Vilém Flusser (1920-1991)-- a Czech-born philosopher who lived for a long period in Sao Paulo, and later in France-- wrote on media and technology, and on communication and artistic production, among other concepts. The correspondence between Don Stacy and Vilém Flusser in this collection was collected by Don Stacy and takes place primarily between 1973 and 1976. The letters from Don Stacy are either handwritten draft letters to Flusser or reprographic copies of the sent letters, while the letters from Flusser are originals. The two men discuss art and philosophy, taking pleasure in sharing ideas and theories and debating opposing positions, and also address issues surrounding their friendship.
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Don Stacy correspondence with Vilém Flusser
creator
Flusser, Vilem, 1920-1991, Author Stacy, Don, (Donald L.), Author
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1261
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1966-1976
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1973-1976
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Donald L. Stacy (1925-2008), known primarily as Don Stacy, was an artist and art teacher born in New Jersey, who lived and worked for most of his life in New York City. Vilém Flusser (1920-1991)-- a Czech-born philosopher who lived for a long period in Sao Paulo, and later in France-- wrote on media and technology, and on communication and artistic production, among other concepts. The correspondence between Don Stacy and Vilém Flusser in this collection was collected by Don Stacy and takes place primarily between 1973 and 1976. The letters from Don Stacy are either handwritten draft letters to Flusser or reprographic copies of the sent letters, while the letters from Flusser are originals. The two men discuss art and philosophy, taking pleasure in sharing ideas and theories and debating opposing positions, and also address issues surrounding their friendship.
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1960s 1970s
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1970s
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English
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Flusser, Vilem, 1920-1991 Stacy, Don, (Donald L.)
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Correspondence Writings (document genre)