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Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016



  • Existence: 1938 (date of birth) - 2016 (date of death) - 2016


Marvin Lipofsky was born in 1938 and was a student of Harvey K. Littleton's at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the early 1960s. Lipofsky became one of the founders of the studio glass movement that sprung up in the 1960s and 1970s. He established glass programs at the University of California, Berkeley and the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Lipofsky helped found the Glass Art Society in the 1970s. He traveled a great deal visiting glassworks around the world. Lipofsky died in 2016.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Marvin Lipofsky Audiovisual Recordings, Digitized Images (Photographs), and Ephemera

Identifier: MS-0185
Scope and Contents

This collection, not to be confused with Marvin Lipofsky's Papers at the Archives of American Art, contains documentation of the American Studio Glass movement and Lipofsky's artistic career. It consists of three series:

(1) Audiovisual Recordings, 1965-2016

(2) Digitized Images (Photographs), TBD

(3) Ephemera, 1965-2019

Dates: 1962 - 2019