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Elizabeth Whiteley files on the Coalition of Washington Artists, 1985-1989

Elizabeth Whiteley files on the Coalition of Washington Artists, 1985-1989

Whiteley, Elizabeth

Activist

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear feet

Summary: Files on the Coalition of Washington Artists compiled by Elizabeth Whiteley including articles of incorporation, meeting minutes (written by Whiteley), agendas, press materials, and photographs. Among the photographs are images of the demonstration organized by the Coalition to protest the Corcoran Gallery of Art's cancellation as a venue host for Robert Mapplethorpe's traveling exhibition, "Robert Mappelthorpe: The Perfect Moment," 1989.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Whiteley is a member of The Coalition of Washington Artists, an artist's advocacy organization (established 1985) in Washington, D.C.

Provenance

Donated 2014 by Elizabeth Whiteley.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.