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Boston Visual Artists' Union records, 1970-1979

Boston Visual Artists Union


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: By-laws; histories of the organization; a membership list, 1971; testimonials from members; exhibition catalogues; correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, material relating to the second American Artists' Congress hosted by the B.V.A.U. in 1975 and to the symposium, "The Law and Visual Artists;" and printed material. Also included is an untranscribed recording (5" reel) of a B.V.A.U. panel discussion, "The Artist: Class Realities, Collective Remedies," December 13, 1973.

Biographical/Historical Note

Founded 1970.


Donated by the Boston Visual Artists' Union 1980.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Boston Visual Artists' Union records, 1970-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.