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Jackie Ferrara printed material, 1964-2012

Jackie Ferrara printed material, 1964-2012

Ferrara, Jackie, 1929-

Sculptor, Draftsmen (artists)

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear feet

Summary: The printed material of sculptor and draughtswoman Jackie Ferrara measures 2 linear feet and dates from 1964-2012. The material documents her projects and exhibitions through books, brochures, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, magazines, and two video recordings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jackie Ferrara (1929- ) is an American sculptor and draughtswoman working in New York.

Provenance

The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014 by Jackie Ferrara.

A Finding Aid to the Jackie Ferrara Printed Material, 1964-2012, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Hilary Price
Scope and Contents note
The printed material of sculptor and draughtswoman Jackie Ferrara measures 2 linear feet and dates from 1964-2012. The material documents her projects and exhibitions through books, brochures, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, magazines, and two video recordings.
Biographical/Historical note
Jackie Ferrara (1929- ) is an American sculptor and draughtswoman working in New York. She is best known for her pyramidal or ziggurat structures. With no formal training in art, Ferrara moved to New York in 1952 and began performing in Happenings and theater events. She tried her hand at fiction writing for several years before turning to sculpture and large scale public art works, continuously producing work for more than sixty years. She was active in the women’s art associations and the community of feminist artists in SoHo in the 1970s.
Arrangement note
The collection is arranged as two series
Series 1: Printed Material, 1964-2012 (1.8 linear feet; Box 1-3, OV 4-5)
Series 2: Video Recordings, circa 1984, 1996 (0.2 linear feet; Box 3)
Provenance
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014 by Jackie Ferrara.
Processing Information note
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2016.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Jackie Ferrara printed material, 1964-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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