Guide to the Barbara Beisinghoff Collection
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Related Material
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Beisinghoff, Barbara, 1945-|
|Title:||Barbara Beisinghoff Collection|
|Quantity:||0.1 cubic feet (6 pieces)|
|Abstract:||6 of Beisinghoff's art pieces inspired by Christa Wolf’s Kassandra.|
Barbara Beisinghoff is a German artist known for her etchings, artists' books, and use of watermarks.
Six handmade papers with watermarks. All the watermarked words are taken from the novel Kassandra. of Christa Wolf. Christa Wolf authorizised Barbara Beisinghoff to use her sentences for her art work. Wolf and Beisinghoff carried on correspondence, and met each other in Berlin Pankow, Amalienpark 7, where Gerhard Wolf, Christa Wolf’s husband lived.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.
- The Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library also holds a number of Beisinghoff's artists books.
- Cassandra (Legendary character)
- Etchings (prints)
- Kassandra (Wolf, Christa)
Encoded by Laura Streett, August 2015.
Barbara Beisinghoff Collection, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Processed by Laura Streett, August 2015.
Gift of Barbara Beisinghoff, 2015
|1.||Ich flog: hand made paper from beech cellulose with watermarks and etching, No. 3/10, 2002 (42 x 59 cm)|
|2.||Die Form der Wolken beschreiben: Inclusions of etchings and drawing (70 x 50 cm)|
|3.||Zwischen Sichtbarem und Unsichtbarem, 2002 (60 x 43 cm)|
|4.||Chaos könnte um Wörter herum Gestalt annehmen (70 x 50 cm)|
|5.||wie Eisenspäne um einen Magneten (70 x 50 cm)|
|6.||Im Dämmer sind weitere Räume zu ahnen (70 x 50 cm)|