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Subseries 5.3 | A Finding Aid to the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988

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5.3: Program Files, 1975-1986

Found here are files documenting LAICA's public programming and special events, such as lectures, conferences, fund-raising events, films, dinners, concerts, and book sales. Individual files for each program or event include a wide variety of materials, including flyers, pamphlets and brochures, announcements, press releases, resumes, budgets, sales records, grant applications, and correspondence.
Files documenting LAICA's CETA-funded Artist-in-Residence program are found here. Among the participating artists were Peter Alexander, Vija Celmins, and Allen Ruppersberg. Files for LAICA's Artist Registry of Southern California artists typically consist of biographical information and representative slides and/or photographs of representative artwork.
Program files have been arranged in chronological order by the month the event took place. Slides have been filed in Series 8, Slides.
DescriptionContainer
Special Events
T-Shirt Extravaganza, September 1975
11
70
New Dimensions of Reality, January 1976-March 1976
Organized by Barbara Smith
Holton Arp
Carroll Carlson
Elsa Garmire
Gordon Garmire
Antoinetta Lilly
John Lilly
Gary Lunch
Louis Narens
Robert Sinsheimer
Edward Wortz
11
71
William Wegman, February 1977
11
72
Robert Irwin, June 1977
11
73
Fun Dance and Artists' Jam, August 1977
11
74
Open House, September 1977
11
75
Claire Copley, October 1977
11
76
Fund Raiser, October 1977
11
77
A Textual Analysis of Robert Frank's Book
The Americans
, January 1978
John Brumfield
11
78
Edit De Ak and Walter Robinson, February 1978
11
79
Gerry Rosen, February 1978
11
80
The Ethics and Economics of Performance Art, March 1978
Eleanor Antin
Nancy Buchanan
Chris Burden
Cheri Gaulke
Kim Jones
Allan Kaprow
Leslie Labowitz Straus
Paul McCarthy
Claire Spark
11
81
Louisiana Cajuns, March 1978
Turner Browne
11
82
Lowell Darling, April 1978
11
83
The New Artspace Conference, April 1978
11
84
Contemporary Art Tour of Italy, May 1978-June 1978
12
1
New Vocal Techniques in the Arts, October 1978-December 1978
12
2
Watts Towers Arts Center Lectures, November 1978
Peter Alexander, Carole Caroompas, Richard Newton
12
3
Christmas Sale, December 1978
12
4
Downtown Artist Meeting, December 1978
(2 folders)
12
5-6
Seminar on Art Criticism, December 1978
Christopher Knight, Susan Larsen, Louise Lewis, Peter Plagens, Melinda Wortz
12
7
Jackie Appel, February 1979
12
8
Lewis Baltz, February 1979
12
9
Peter Schjeldahl, February 1979
12
10
LAICA Sells Out, March 1979
12
11
Art Run, April 1978
12
12
Maria Nordman, May 1979-July 1979
12
13
Films by Babeth, Sandy Daley, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Ed Ruscha, June 1979
12
14
Urban Alterations, November 1979
Robert Janz, Ann Preston, Moira Sheehan, Judy Simonian
12
15
Art in the Afternoon, December 1979
12
16
Carla Stellweg, December 1979
12
17
Typesetting Service, circa 1980
12
18
Southern California, May 1980-June 1980
Louis Hock
12
19
The Empire Strikes Back, June 1980
12
20
Bicentennial Block Party, December 1978
12
21
Richard Ralph Roehl, November 1980
12
22
Rock For Art, February 1981
The B-People, The Boneheads, The Suburban Lawns, The Urinals
12
23
In and Around Little Tokyo, April 1981
12
24
LAICA Sells Out, April 1981
12
25
Orestes and the Three Furious Ladies, May 1981
Lloyd Hamrol, Melya Kaplan, Evris Tsakirides
12
26
Games People Play, June 1981
12
27
LAICA Journal Celebration, June 1981
12
28
Three Films by Stelarc, August 1981
12
29
Fashion Moda, October 1981
Joe Lewis
12
30
Dustin Shuler and Bob Curry, September 1982-October 1982
12
31
Instant Collection, October 1982
12
32
Progressive Dinner, October 1982
12
33
Germano Celant, November 1982
12
34
Official Fine Art Posters of the 1984 Olympic Games, January 1983
Carlos Almaraz
John Baldessari
Jennifer Bartlett
Lynda Benglis
Billy Al Bengston
Jonathan Borofsky
Sam Francis
April Greiman
David Hockney
Jamie Odgers
Martin Puryear
Robert Rauschenberg
Raymond Saunders
12
35-36
Doumani House Tour, circa March 1983
12
37
Gathering in Support of LAICA, July 1983
12
38
LAICA After Hours Video Night, circa September 1983
12
39
Romantic Comedy, October 1983
12
40
Champagne Tasting, November 1983
12
41
Trumps, circa November 1983
12
42
Art Sale, March 1984, April 195-May 1985
(3 folders)
12
43-45
High Tea and Concert, July 1984
12
46
Flowers of Life For Central America, October 1984
12
47
The World of Gilbert and George, October 1984
12
48
Book Sale, December 1984
12
49
Frederick R. Weisman Art Collection Tour, June 1985
12
50
Fashion Show, February 1986
12
51
Proposed Programs
The Artist, circa mid 1970s
Jerry Anderson
John Baldessari
Wallace Berman
Greg Card
Carole Caroompas
George Herms
Gary Lloyd
Alan McCullum
Eric Orr
Beyte Saar
John Schroeder
Alexis Smith
Barbara Smith
John White
Connie Zehr
12
52
Women in Art, 1976
Eleanor Antin
Max Cole
Clare Falkenstein
Ruth Iskin
Connie Jenkins
Suzanne Lacy
Beverly O'Neill
Vaughan Rachel
Arlene Raven
Martha Rosler
Barbara Smith
June Wayne
Wanda Westcoast
Melinda Wortz
12
53
Thomas McEvilley, 1982
12
54
CETA Artist in Residence
Larry Albright, circa 1978
12
55
Peter Alexander, circa 1978
12
56
Ed Cabajal, circa 1978
12
57
Vija Celmins, circa 1978
12
58
Anthony Hernandez, circa 1978
12
59
Bob Gibson, circa 1979-1980
12
60
Pat Hogan, circa 1978
12
61
Mark Kaiserman, circa 1978
12
62
Maria Kwong, circa 1978
12
63
Leslie Labowitz Straus, circa 1978
12
64
Jilly Lauren, circa 1978
12
65
Peter Lodato, circa 1978
12
66
John Miller, circa 1978
12
67
Tommy Nation, circa 1978
12
68
Allen Ruppersburg, circa 1978
12
69
Doni Silver, circa 1978
12
70
Judy Simonian, circa 1978
12
71
Jean Thrift, circa 1978
12
72
Bob Wilhite, circa 1978
12
73
Richard Yokomi, circa 1978
12
74
Artist Registry, circa 1976
12
75

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