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Dee Shapiro research material relating to women artists, 1975-1976

Shapiro, Dee, 1936-


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Dee Shapiro research material relating to women artists measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from circa 1975-1976. The collection documents Shapiro's research on women artists, some used for an exhibition and book "Breaking the Sex Barrier in the Visual Arts". Included are untranscribed audio recordings containing six interviews on 3 audio cassettes and 7 CDs conducted by Dee Shapiro with artists Joyce Kozloff, May Stevens, Sylvia Sleigh, Muriel Castanis, Nancy Spero and Eunice Golden; a panel discussion at the Soho Center for Visual Arts by Amy Goldin; correspondence, slides and artists biographies of women; and notes for " A Chronology of Women Artists' Movement" by Lucy Lippard.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dee Shapiro (1936- ) is an artist in Great Neck, N.Y. Shapiro was a member of a women's cooperative gallery in New York when she conducted research into the lives of women artists.


Donated 2014 and 2020 by Dee Shapiro.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.

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How to Cite This Collection

Dee Shapiro research material relating to women artists, 1975-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.