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Art & Language sound recordings, 1975

Art & Language (Group)


Collection Information

Size: 0.5 linear feet

12 audio cassettes (16 hrs. 23 min.) analog 2 5/8 in.

Summary: Twelve audio cassettes of six days of meetings, conducted in 1975, by members of the Art & Language group, concerning the future of the group. Participants include Sarah Charlesworth, Carol Condé, Michael Corris, Christine Kozlov, Nigel Lendon, Andrew Menard, Mel Ramsden, and Paula Ramsden among others.
Participants discuss Marxism, Capitalism, including class and gender structure in society and other political issues; Art & Language publication, "The Fox"; and the Structuralist and Formalist movements in art. Also mentioned are the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Council.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art & Language (1967- 1975) was a group of artists based in England and in New York, N.Y. that focused on Conceptual art. Nigel Lendon, the donor, was a member of the Art & Language New York collective.


Donated 2011 by Nigel Lendon.

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How to Cite This Collection

Art & Language sound recordings, 1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.