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Donald Letcher Goddard, American writer, editor. Member of International Association Art Critics.

Background

Goddard, Donald Letcher was born on April 16, 1934 in Cortland, New York, United States. Son of Donald Gay and Adele Fournier (Letcher) Goddard.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1956; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1958-1960; postgraduate, New York University, 1966-1968.

Career

Admitting clerk St. Vincent's Hospital, New York City, 1956-1958, St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, 1958-1959. With picture research department Reader's Digest, 1959-1960. Editor American Archives World Art, 1960-1965, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York City, 1966-1968.

Director Editorial Photocolor Archives, 1968-1974. Managing editor Art News, 1974-1978, controller, editor, 1978—1990. Editor Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1979—1982.

Senior editor Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, 1981-1996. Art reviewer newyorkartworld.com, since 2000. Member advisory board art gallery Lehman College, Bronx, 1985-1996.

Works

Membership

Member of International Association Art Critics.

Connections

Married Connie Heaton (divorced 1977). Married Hannah Wilke (deceased 1993). Married Helen Oppenheimer, 2000.

Children: Kathlyn Adele, Cornelia Marion.

father:
Donald Gay Goddard

mother:
Adele Fournier (Letcher) Goddard

spouses:
Helen Oppenheimer

Hannah Wilke

Connie Heaton

children:
Cornelia Marion Goddard

Kathlyn Adele Goddard