Available to view online are a selection of items from the personal papers of Ben Nicholson including writings, correspondence and photographs. The manuscripts that have been selected have been written by Nicholson over a large time frame, spanning from the mid 1930s to the early 1980s and cover Nicholson's thoughts on his own art and other artists. The digitised correspondence is between Nicholson and his father, William Nicholson. Furthermore there is a selection of photographs of Ben Nicholson with his friends and family together they provide an insight into his relationship with his father and with his family.
Also available online is correspondence from Henry Moore to Ben Nicholson.
Further details on this collection are available on the archive catalogue.
- Collection Owner
- Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
- Tate Archive
- Purchased by the Tate Archive from Ben Nicholson's executors in 1987.
- TGA 8717
237 objects in this collection
- Forty one photographs of Ben Nicholson, with family, friends and associates
- [c.1899]–December 1971
- TGA 8717/5/8