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David S. Rubin papers, 1960-2017

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Series 4: Writing Projects and Notes , 1970-2010
1 Linear foot
Boxes 5-6, 27

The series contains student work including Rubin's unfinished Ph.D. dissertation research and manuscript while at Harvard University on automatism in New York from 1939 to 1946, class work, and student papers. Other writing projects, such as articles, essays, and a book project include three electronic discs, one floppy disk, nine sound recordings, correspondence, research material, manuscripts and drafts, contracts, and photographs. Also included are notes, artwork and slide lists for lectures, and a written memorial for Anselm Talalay.
The series is divided into two subseries.
  • 4.1: Student Work, 1970-circa 1980
  • 4.2: Other Work, 1979-2010
4.1: Student Work, 1970-circa 1980
Description Container
Class Work, Methodology, 1972
5
18
Class Work, Seminar on National Gallery in London and Guggenheim, 1973
5
19-20
Class Work, History of Museums and Collecting, 1973
5
21
Class Work, Seminar on Theo van Doesburg, 1973
5
22-24
Class Work, Seminar on Artist and the Museum, 1974
5
25
PhD Dissertation, Outline, circa 1980
5
26
PhD Dissertation, Chapter 1, circa 1980
5
27
PhD Dissertation, Chapter 2, circa 1980
5
28
PhD Dissertation, Chapter 3, circa 1980
5
29
PhD Dissertation, Chapter 4, circa 1980
5
30
PhD Dissertation, Research Notebooks, circa 1975-1982
7 books
5
31-34
PhD Dissertation, Research Notes on William Baziotes, circa 1980
5
35
PhD Dissertation, Research Notes, circa 1980
5
36
PhD Dissertation, Correspondence, 1975-1981
5
37
Student Papers, 1970-1972
6
1
4.2: Other Work, 1979-2010
Description Container
Article, "The Human Touch in Contemporary Sculpture: The Continuing Vision of Eva Hesse," Focus on Art Manuscript, 1997
6
2
Article, Images and Issues Magazine Drafts, 1981-1982
6
3
Book Project, Frederick R. Weisman Collection, 2002
6
4
Essay, "Age-Old Newness: Reflections on the South Carolina Triennial", 2000-2001
6
5
Essay, "A Collection of the Senses" (Besthoff Collection), 2004-2005
Includes one electronic disc.
6
6
Essay, "Darcy Gerbarg and the Reinvention of Abstract Art", 1989
6
7
Essay, "Faith Ringgold's The Dinner Quilt", 1991
6
8
Essay, "Keeping the Family Alive: The Conceptual Imagery of Marilyn Lanfear", circa 2009
6
9
Essay, "Los Angeles Art Scene", 1983
6
10
Essay Project, "The Meaning is the Message: Reflections on the Art of Guston, Traylor, Basquiat and Komarin" for John McEnroe Gallery, 1996
Includes one floppy disk.
6
11
Essay, "Nancy Miller - An Artist for Survival", 1988
6
12
Essay, Roman Dziadkiewicz Exhibition for SPACES World Artists Program, 2005
Includes two electronic discs.
6
13
Essay, Saratoga Collection New Orleans, 2010
6
14
Essays by James Hugunin, circa 1981
6
15
Lecture on Automatism and 20th Century Art at Jan Baum Gallery, 1981
1 Sound cassette
6
16
Lecture, "Lee Krasner as Abstract Expressionist" at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1984
1 Sound cassette
6
17
Lectures, Pasadena Art Alliance Series, 1981
7 Sound cassettes
6
18
Lecture, Wallace Berman - Digital Prints of Lecture Images, circa 1995
6
19
Lists, Artwork for "Beauty and the Beast" Lecture, circa 1995
6
20
List, Artwork for "Technology's Impact on 20th Century Art" Lecture, circa 1995
6
21
List, Slides for Unidentified Lecture, circa 1980s
6
22
List, Artwork for "Symbolism and Controversy in Contemporary Art" Lecture, circa 1995
6
23
Memorial for Anselm Talalay, 1994
6
24
Notebook, circa 2000
6
25
Notes, Americans in Paris: The 50s Exhibition, 1979
6
26
Notes, Artists in Roading Exhibition, circa 1987
6
27
Notes, Curatorial Positions, circa 1990
6
28
Notes, Ellen Levy and CAA Grant, undated
6
29
Notes, Regarding Essay Requirements, undated
6
30
Notes, Exhibition Idea Themes, circa 1986
6
31
Notes, Motorized Sculpture Exhibition, 1988
6
32
Notes, Proposal on Artwork at Mobil, AL Courthouse, 2003
6
33
Notes, Proposal on Artwork at Mobil, AL Courthouse, 2003
27
1

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