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Andres Serrano papers, 1986-2013

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Series 3: Professional Files , 1987-2008
1 Linear foot
Box 1-2

Professional files contain material on projects including Serrano's celebrity photograph series for Cut magazine, advertising, charity work, and photo production, along with files for The Morgue Series, Pieta II, and Serrano's exhibition Shit (2008). Travel files include correspondence regarding travel arrangements, speaking engagements, and events related to exhibitions, publications, and other projects.
Description Container Select
General, circa 1997-2006
1
41-42
Advertising, 2000-2002
1
43
Big Magazine, Model Information, undated
1
44
Celebrity Portraits, Digital Prints, 2002
1
45
Celebrity Portraits, Information to be Filed, 1999-2003
1
46
Celebrity Portraits, John Waters, circa 1998
Includes copies of Waters's portrait by Serrano and greeting cards from Waters.
1
47
Celebrity Portraits, Letters to Celebrities, 1998-2003
Includes invoices to Cut magazine.
1
48
Celebrity Portraits, Miscellaneous, 1998-1999
1
49
Celebrity Portraits, Yoko Ono, 1999
Includes copies of Ono's portrait by Serrano for clearance authorization.
1
50
Charities, Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund Artwork Donation, 2000
2
1
Charities, Art for Arts Sake, 1998
2
2
Charities, The Creative Coalition Event Supporting the First Amendment, 1997-1998
2
3
Charities, Public A.R.T. Billboard Project, 1994
Includes writings by participants about the experience of creating an anti-drug billboard with Serrano.
2
4
Charities, Various, 1998-2004
2
5
Collector Mailing Lists, circa 1990
2
6
Cut Magazine Project, 1998-2000
Includes invoices, contract, and correspondence regarding the coordinator's performance during the project.
2
7
Digital Prints, circa 2000
2
8
Grant Applications and Related Records, 1987-1990
Includes applications to The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Cintas Fellowship, and others.
2
9-10
Inventory and Price Lists, circa 1997
2
11
Letters of Recommendation by Serrano, 1999-2004
2
12
The Morgue Series, circa 1992
Includes press, outline, and a writing by Serrano about his experience at a morgue.
2
13
Name Tags, undated
2
14
Photo Production Assistant, 1998
Contains documents regarding the hiring of Karolina Henke as Serrano's assistant.
2
15
Photo Production, Backdrops, circa 2000
2
16
Photo Production, Studio and Equipment Rentals, circa 2003
2
17
Pieta II, Regarding Purchase by University of Alabama, 1992
Includes letters supporting Serrano and information regarding a dispute between Virginia Commonwealth University and the National Endowment for the Arts.
2
18
Piss Christ Press, 1988-1989
Includes a statement by Serrano attached to letter from Ted Potter, Executive Director at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, to Representative Sidney Yates regarding a proposed amendment to the National Endowment for the Arts funding procedures.
2
19-22
Resumes, circa 1990
2
23
Shit (2008) Exhibition at Yvon Lambert Gallery, 2008
2
24
Stationary Typesetting, 1993
2
25
Travel, Atlanta, 1990-1999
Includes contracts, research material on the Ku Klux Klan, and writings and notes by Serrano about his experiences photographing the KKK.
2
26-27
Travel, France, 1991-2000
2
28
Travel, Japan, 1991-2000
2
29
Travel, Los Angeles, 1990-1999
2
30
Travel, New Orleans, 1991
2
31
Travel, San Francisco, 1989-1990
2
32
Travel, St. Louis, 1991
2
33

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