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Ellen Lanyon papers, circa 1880-2014, bulk bulk 1926-2013

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Series 12: Photographic Material , circa 1920-2013
7.7 Linear feet
Box 50-57, 63

Photographic Material includes prints, slides, transparencies, and negatives of Lanyon, family, friends, artists, places, and artwork. Many subjects include boxes of slides, which are arranged at the end of each subseries. Both series contain a large number of electronic files.
The series is arranged as two subseries
  • 12.1: People and Places, circa 1920-2013
  • 12.2: Artwork and Exhibitions, circa 1945-2013
12.1: People and Places, circa 1920-2013
Lanyon is well documented here, from childhood and adolescence, through to her family life and career. Family, friends, artists, and art world people are also well documented. People include Joe Fyfe, Rob Storr, Irving Sandler, Richard Hunt, Irving Petlin, Michael Hurson, Lucy Lippard, Virginia Zabriskie, and Katharine Kuh. There are also many photographs of her residences and studios, parties, places she visited, the Ox-Bow Summer Workshop, and Yaddo artist residency.
Description Container
Ellen Lanyon, 1926-2013
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD) in Folder 14
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 6-7
50
7-14
Ellen Lanyon and Roland Ginzel, Wedding, 1948
50
15
Ellen Lanyon and Roland Ginzel, circa 1948-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 8
50
16-18
Friends and Family, circa 1920-2013
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 8-9
51
1-8
Artists and Art World People, circa 1950-2013
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD)
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 9
51
9-14
Ox-Bow, circa 1960-1980
51
15
Parties
Beaux Arts Ball, Blackstone Hall, Art Institute of Chicago, circa 1946
51
16
Prince Street Loft Dinners, circa 1980-2000
52
1
Roland Ginzel's Surprise Party, 1998
52
2
Lanyon and Ginzel, 50th Wedding Anniversary, 1998
52
3
General, circa 1990-2011
52
4
Places, Italy and France, circa 1960-1990
52
5
Places, General, circa 1960-2010
52
6
Studios and Residences
Homes, circa 1940
52
7
Studios, circa 1950-1968
52
8
Desbarats, Canada, circa 1968-1972
52
9
412 North Clark Street, Chicago, circa 1969-1984
52
10
Van Deusenville, Massachusetts, circa 1984-1991
52
11
138 Prince Street, New York, 1979-2013
52
12
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, circa 1991-2004
52
13
1850 North Clark Street, Chicago, 2007-2013
52
14
Yaddo, circa 1975
52
15
Slide Boxes
Family and Friends, circa 1950-2000
52
16-17
Ox-Bow, circa 1950-2000
52
18-21
Places, circa 1950-2000
53
1-3
Studios, circa 1950-2000
53
4
Oversized Ellen Lanyon, 1946-1980 from Box 50, Folder 9-10
63
6
Oversized Ellen Lanyon, 1980-1990 from Box 50, Folder 12
63
7
Oversized Lanyon and Ginzel, 1978 from Box 50, Folder 17
63
8
Oversized Family, 1960s from Box 51, Folder 4
63
8
Oversized Friends, 1980s from Box 51, Folder 7
63
9
Oversized Artists, 1980s from Box 51, Folder 10
63
9
12.2: Artwork and Exhibitions, circa 1945-2013
Photographic material of artwork includes thousands of images of works by Lanyon arranged here by subject or series, and medium. Exhibition, installation, source images, and artworks by others are also found here. Assorted images of artworks are found at the end of the subseries and are largely unsorted and unidentified.
Description Container
By Series or Subject
"Archaic Garden" and Zodiac Paintings, circa 1985-1997
53
5
"Beyond the Borders", circa 1993-2005
Includes 3 electronic discs (CD)
53
6
Birds, Reptiles, and Aquatic, circa 1970-2011
53
7
Botanical Drawings, circa 1970-1980
53
8
Boxes, circa 1970-1979
53
9
Carniferous Plants, circa 2001
53
10
Cascades, Megaliths, and Rocks, circa 1980-2006
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD)
53
11
"Curiosities", circa 1982-2010
53
12
Cusp, circa 1989-1994
53
13
Fans, circa 1970-1979
53
14
Frottage Drawings, circa 1965
53
15
Flying, circa 1975-1979
53
16
Houses, circa 1975-1980
53
17
"Homage a Poyet", circa 1998-2002
Includes 8 electronic discs (CD)
53
18-20
"Index", circa 2003
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD)
53
21
Magic, circa 1968-2008
Includes 5 electronic discs (CD)
53
22
Portraits, circa 1960-2011
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD)
53
23
Screens, circa 1970
53
24
Self-Portraits, circa 1980-2000
53
25
Sports, circa 1956-1970
53
26
"Stage Magic" and "Table Magic", circa 1965-1975
53
27
"Strange Games", circa 1988
54
1
"Transformations", circa 1982-1983
54
2
"A Wonder Production", circa 1971
54
3
"Wonders of the World", circa 1990-2000
54
4
By Medium
Ceramics, circa 1970-2005
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD)
54
5
Painting, circa 1955-2010
Includes 5 electronic discs (CD)
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 10
54
6
Works on Paper, Collage, circa 2010
1 electronic discs (cd)
54
7
Works on Paper, Drawings, circa 1950-2013
54
8
Works on Paper, Prints, circa 1970-1990
54
9
Exhibitions and Installation, circa 1950-2010
Includes 7 electronic discs (CD) and 2 electronic discs (unidentified format)
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 11
54
10
Source Images, circa 1960-2010
54
11
By Others, circa 1970-2000
54
12
Assorted Artworks, circa 1945-2013
Oversized material housed in Box 63, Folder 11
54
13-18
Assorted Artworks, circa 1945-2013
Includes 41 electronic discs (CD) and 2 electronic discs (DVD)
55
1-5
Slide Boxes
By Series or Subject, circa 1950-2000
55
6-12
By Medium, Ceramics, circa 1950-2000
55
13
By Medium, Painting, circa 1950-2000
56
1-2
By Medium, Works on Paper, circa 1950-2000
56
3-9
Exhibitions and Installation, circa 1950-2000
56
10
Source Images, circa 1950-2000
56
11-13
By Others, circa 1950-2000
56
14-15
Assorted Artworks, circa 1950-2000
57
1-16
Oversized By Medium, Painting from Box 54, Folder 6
63
10
Oversized Exhibition from Box 54, Folder 10
63
11
Oversized Assorted Artworks from Box 54, Folder 13
63
11

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