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Budd Hopkins

(Born June 15, 1932 in Wheeling, West Virginia

Died August 21, 2001 in New York, New York)


budd hopkins


Budd Hopkins

budd hopkins

Born in 1931 and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1953, that same year moving to New York City, where he lived until his death in 2011.

Hopkins' art is in the permanent collections in the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, Hirshhorn Museum, and at the Museum of Modern Art; he received grants or endowments from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His articles on art appeared in magazines and journals, and he lectured at many art schools, including Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill.

In Provincetown Hopkins was one of the member of famous Long Point Gallery. It was cooperative art gallery founded in 1977 in the upper storey of the American Legion building at Howland and Commercial Sts. Closed in 1998. Founding members included Varujan Boghosian, Fritz Bultman, Carmen Cicero, Sideo Fromboluti, Edward Giobbi, Budd Hopkins, Rick Klauber, Leo Manso, Robert Motherwell, Paul Resika, Judith Rothschild, Sidney Simon, Nora Speyer, and Tony Vevers.

He is a central figure in abduction phenomenon and related UFO research.


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Archives related to: Long Point Gallery

Title: Long Point Gallery records, 1977-1998.
Repository: Archives of American Art
description: Licenses; papers of incorporation; expense and sales records; price lists; correspondence; biographies of members; bibliography; gallery history; clippings; photographs of artists, gallery installations and social occasions; guest books; artists files; exhibition files; clippings and photographs on the participation of Robert Motherwell and Judith Rothschild; slides of works of art; and a videotape of a dinner held on August 10, 1993, taped by Renate Ponsold Motherwell.
Extent: 8.3 linear ft.
Formats: Financial Records Correspondence Clippings Photographs Electronic Resource
Access: Unmicrofilmed: use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. storage facility.
Record source:
Acquisition information: Donated 1999 by Rosalind Pace, the last director of the gallery.,
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