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The Beinecke Library Acquires Robert Olsen Papers

Planthouse is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of a collection of Robert Olsen Papers by The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

The collection includes Olsen’s writings about his work as well as dozens of notebooks and sketchbooks documenting both his creative practice and his daily activities. The collection also includes materials and correspondence related to Untitled (Overpass), a print that was in process at the time of Olsen’s death in 2014, including an unfinished painting related to the project.

Robert Olsen’s notebooks and writings were donated to the Beinecke Library by Robert and Sandy Olsen; materials related to Untitled (Overpass) were donated by Robert and Sandy Olsen and by Planthouse Gallery.

More information regarding the recent acquisition can be found at The Beinecke Library’s website.