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Jaime Davidovich papers, 1949-2014

Davidovich, Jaime, 1936-2016

Conceptual artist, Performance artist

This site provides access to the papers of Jaime Davidovich in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2020, and total 2,620 images.

The processing and digitization of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. Additional funding for the digitization of the papers was provided by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.

Collection Information

Size: 2.3 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York conceptual and performance artist Jaime Davidovich, measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1949 to 2014. The collection document's Davidovich's transition from Argentina to the United States, his early artistic career in both countries, specific projects and exhibitions, and the way in which Davidovich's work intersected with audiovisual media and the New York avant-garde in the 1960s and 1970s. Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings including memoirs, exhibition and project files, scrapbooks, and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jaime Davidovich (1936-2016) was a conceptual and performance artist in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

The papers were donated by Jaime Davidovich in 2016.

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Language Note

The collection is in English and Spanish.

Funding

The processing and digitization of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. Additional funding for the digitization of the papers was provided by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.