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4.1: General Writings , 1947-2013

Writings found here by type or topic include art education, articles written for publication, autobiographical writing, dreams, an illustrated story, invite lists, memorials, notes, poetry, questionnaires, statements, Lanyon's MFA thesis, writings about others, and writings by others. Content relates to Lanyon's work, influences and inspirations, her career, her experience as a woman artist, printmaking, collaboration, and the work of other artists. Notes include jottings, lists, fragments, and drafts pertaining to travel, exhibitions, contacts, schedules, plans, and business matters. Writings by others are primarily essays written about Lanyon and her work. One sound cassette contains a personal recording made by Lanyon at Yaddo and one electronic disc (CD) contains a copy of Lanyon's MFA thesis from the late 1940s.
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Art Education, circa 1979-1981
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Articles
"The Preparation and History of Egg Tempera" (1957), 1957
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"Statement on Art" in Name Book 1 (1977), circa 1976
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"What is Magic? Majic is E.Z., Speak to Me, Speak Easy" (1982), 1982
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"Regional, What Ism" (1986), 1985-1986
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"The Time Transfixed of René Magritte" (1987), 1986-1987
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"Motherhood and Art" (1992), 1992
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"Philip Guston's Exchanges" (1993), 1993
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"Collaborations: The Artist, the Printer and the Print Publisher" (1995), 1993-1995
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"Opening a Window to Set a Dove Free" (unpublished), 1994-1995
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Autobiographical and Family History, 1998
1 sound cassette
Personal recording made by Lanyon at Yaddo
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Autobiographical Writing, circa 1975-1995
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Dreams, circa 1990-2000
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Illustrated Recipe Book, circa 1970
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Illustrated Story, "Magic/Illusion" (copy), undated
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Invite Lists, circa 2001
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Memorials, circa 1990-2013
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Notes and Fragments, circa 1970-2010
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Poetry, circa 1978-1985
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Questionnaires, 1992-2008
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Statements, circa 1957-1999
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Thesis, "Egg Tempera: The Technique and its History", 1947-1950
Includes 1 electronic disc (CD) with copy of thesis dating from circa 2005
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Writing about Others, circa 1980-2010
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Other Writings, circa 1970-2010
Includes panels, responses, reflections, short essays, submissions, prefaces, and comments
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Writings by Others
Dennis Adrian, circa 1983
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Debra Balken, circa 1999
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Eleanor Heartney, 1992
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Donald Kuspit, circa 1986
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Martica Sawin, 2013, 1983
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Barbara Tannenbaum, circa 1977
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"Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago, 1935-1960," Author Unknown, circa 1996
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Various Authors, circa 1980-2011
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