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Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960s-1990

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Series 5: Exhibitions , 1960s-1990s
4.2 Linear feet
Boxes 42-45, 52, OVs 67-68

Records primarily document Lippard's role as an exhibition curator and organizer with some of her most renowned exhibitions represented here. Of particular note are files concerning her "numbers" shows. Files for "557,087" in Seattle, "955,000" in Vancouver, "2,972,453" in Buenos Aires (also titled "Arte Conceptual" in the publicity material from the Centro de Arte y Comunicacíon), and "c. 7500" in Valencia, California, include some of Lippard's questionnaire's completed and returned to her by artists who participated in the exhibitions, specifications for the installation of artwork, checklists, sketches, expense records, floor plans, scattered photographic material (although not of the exhibitions) and printed material. Other files in the series may also contain correspondence and notes, exhibition plans and checklists, research material for catalogs, manuscripts and notes, photographs and publicity material.
Many of the files document contributions to catalogs for exhibitions that Lippard did not curate. In addition to correspondence these may include research material such as printed matter, notes, drafts and manuscripts of catalog essays.
Files on a few exhibitions with which Lippard seems to have had no personal involvement are included in Series 2.1.
Records are arranged alphabetically by name of exhibition.
Description Container Select
"A Different War: Vietnam in Art" (1989-1991)
Checklists, 1986-1987
42
1
Checklists, 1987-1988
42
2
Correspondence, 1980s
42
3
Correspondence, 1983-1986
42
4
Correspondence, 1986
42
5
Correspondence, 1987
42
6
Correspondence, 1988-1989
Oversized material housed in OV 67
42
7
Drafts and Notes, 1980s
42
8-10
Manuscript, Introduction and Part 2, 1980s
42
11
Manuscript, Original Version, 1980s
42
12-13
Manuscript, 2nd Version, 1980s
42
14
Manuscript, 3rd Version, 1980s
42
15
Notes on Index Cards, 1980s
42
16-17
Notes Related to Checklists and Plans, 1980s
42
18-19
Publicity, 1980s
42
20
Research Material
Events, Exhibitions, Symposia, 1980s
42
21
General Printed Material, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
42
22
General Printed Material, 1970-1992
42
23
Memorials and Memorabilia, 1980s
42
24
On Film and Video, 1980s
42
25
On Hedrick, Wally, 1976-1986
42
26
On History and Facts , 1965-circa 1980s
42
27
On History and Facts, 1978-1983
42
28
On History and Facts, 1985-1988
42
29
On Knecht, John , 1984-1987
42
30
On McJunkin, James , 1980s
42
31
On Thieme, Roberto , 1980s
42
32
On Turner, Richard , 1980s
Oversized material housed in OV 67
42
33
Photography and Media, 1980s
Oversized material housed in OV 67
42
34-35
"All's Fair in Love and War in New Feminist" Art (1983), 1980s
Oversized material housed in OV 68
42
36
"Art and Ideology" (1984)
Correspondence, 1983-1984
42
37
Manuscript, circa 1984
42
38
Notes and Draft Fragments, circa 1983-1984
42
39-40
"Arte Conceptual" or "2,972,453" (1971), circa 1970
42
41
"Artist and the Quilt" (1980s), 1980s
Correspondence, 1980s
42
42
Manuscript and Notes, 1980s
43
1-2
Publicity, 1980s
43
3
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1970s-1980s
43
4
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1978-1982
43
5
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1983-1984
43
6
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1985-1989
43
7
"Blue Star IV" (1989)
Correspondence, 1988-1989
43
8
Manuscript and Notes, 1988-1989
43
9
Publicity, 1989
43
10
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1980s
43
11
Research Material, Printed Matter, 1986-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 3
43
12
"Both Sides Now" (1989), 1980s
43
13
"c. 7,500" (1973-1974)
Correspondence, circa 1970s
43
14
Correspondence, 1972-1973 April
43
15
Correspondence, 1973 May-December
43
16
Correspondence, 1974-1977
43
17
Guest List of Signatures, circa 1973-circa 1974
43
18
Installation Instructions, circa 1973
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 3
43
19
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1970s
43
20
Notes, 1970s
43
21
Photographic Material, 1970s
43
22
Publicity, 1970s
43
23
Publicity, 1973-1974
Oversized material housed in OV 68
43
24
"Christy Rupp: Natural History Meets Coney Island and the Sandinistas" (1990?), 1990s
43
25
"Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos" (under the auspices of the Museum of Modern Art) (1965), 1960s
43
26
"Common Ground/Uncommon Vision" (1993-1994)
Correspondence, circa 1991-1992
43
27
Grant Proposal, circa 1989-1991
43
28-29
Manuscript and Notes, 1990s
43
30
"Contact: Women and Nature" (1976-1977), circa 1976
43
31
"Dwellings" (1978?), Corrected Galley, 1978
43
32
"Eccentric Abstraction" (1966), 1966
Oversized material housed in Box 52 Folder 3
43
33
"Eloquent Object" (1987)
Correspondence, 1985-1986
43
34
Editing Notes and Check Lists, circa 1985-1986
43
35
Manuscript Fragments, circa 1985-1986
43
36
"557,087" and "955,000" (1969, 1970)
Correspondence, circa 1968-1969
Oversized material housed in Box 52 Folder 3
43
37
Correspondence, 1968-1969
43
38
Correspondence, 1969-1971
43
39
Lists and Notes, circa 1968-1970
Oversized material housed in OV 67
43
40
Printed Material and Photographs, 1969-1971
43
41
"From the Background to the Foreground" (1997), 1994-1995
43
42
"Grids" (1972), circa 1971-circa 1972
43
43
"Groups" (1969), circa 1969
Photographs and Captions, circa 1969
43
44
Photographs and Captions, circa 1969
43
45
Photographs and Captions, circa 1969
43
46
Photographs and Captions, circa 1969
43
47
Plans and Notes, 1960s
Oversized material housed in OV 68
43
48
"Hayward Annual" (1978), circa 1976-circa 1978
43
49
"In Touch: Nature, Ritual and Sensuous Art in the Northwest" (1976)
Correspondence, circa 1970-1976
43
50
Correspondence, 1976
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 3
44
1
Manuscript, 1970s
44
2
Notes, 1970s
44
3
Photographs, 1970s
44
4
Printed Material, circa 1976-1977
Oversized material housed in OV 67
44
5
"Information", circa 1970
44
6
"Inside and Beyond: Photographs by Joanne Leonard" (1980)
General, circa 1973-1979
44
7
General , 1979-1980
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 3
44
8
"Intricate Structure/Repeated Image" (1979)
Background Material for Exhibition , 1970s
44
9
Correspondence, 1979
Oversized material housed in OV 68
44
10
Photographic Material, 1970s
44
11
"Issue: Social Strategies By Women Artists" (1980)
Correspondence, circa 1978-1980
44
12
Manuscript, 1970s
44
13
Notes, 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 4
44
14
Printed Material, 1980s
44
15
Publicity, 1980
44
16
Joanne Leonard at University of Michigan Museum of Art (1992), 1985-1991
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 4
44
17
Joanne Leonard at University of Michigan Museum of Art (1992), 1991-1992
44
18
"Joyce Weiland: A Retrospective" (1987)
Correspondence, 1984-1986
44
19
Manuscript and Notes, circa 1986
44
20
Slides, circa 1950s-circa 1980s
44
21
"Latino New York: Cinco Pintores" (1983), 1980s
44
22
"Luis Jimenez Retrospective" (1993)
Correspondence, 1991-1993
44
23
Photocopies of Artwork , circa 1993
44
24-25
"Max Ernst: Sculpture and Recent Painting" (1966)
Correspondence, 1961-1975
includes illustrated letter from Max Ernst to Lucy Lippard
44
26
Notes, 1960s
44
27-28
Page Proofs, 1960s
44
29
Photographs, 1960s
Folder 30 includes photos of Ernst, not scanned due to copyright
44
30-31
Research Material, circa 1930s-1960s
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 4
44
32
"Max Ernst: Works on Paper" (1967-1968), 1967-1968
44
33
"New York 13" (1969), circa 1968-circa 1969
44
34
"Partial Recall" (1993)
Correspondence and Notes, circa 1991-1993
Oversized material housed in Box 52, Folder 4
44
35-36
Manuscripts and Notes, 1990s
45
1-5
Photographs and Captions, 1990s
45
6-7
"Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985" (1986), 1980s
Correspondence and Notes, circa 1979-1987
45
8
Research/Printed Material, 1968-1984
Oversized material housed in OV 68
45
9
"Rejective Art" (1967-1968)
Correspondence, 1960s, circa 1967-circa 1968
45
10
Manuscripts, 1960s
45
11
Publicity, 1967-1968
45
12
"Richard Pousette-Dart: In One Light" (1968-1969)
Correspondence and Notes, circa 1968-circa 1969
45
13
Manuscript, 1960s
45
14
Photographs, circa 1960s
45
15
Research Materials, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
45
16
"The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection: A Gift to the Museum of Modern Art" (1968), 1960s
45
17-19
"Soft Sculpture" (1968-1969), 1967-1968
45
20
"Sol LeWitt" (1978)
Correspondence, 1977-1978, 1983
45
21
Manuscript, circa 1977
45
22
"Strata: Nancy Graves, Eva Hesse, Michelle Stuart, Jackie Winsor" (1977)
Correspondence, 1976
45
23
Correspondence, 1977 January-June
45
24
Correspondence, 1977 July-December
45
25
Manuscript, 1970s
45
26
Notes, 1970s
45
27
"Tom Doyle" (1965), 1960s
45
28
"Women Artists of the Thirties and Forties" (1988)
Correspondence, circa 1987-1988
45
29
Manuscript, 1980s
45
30-31
"Women Choose Women" (1973), 1970s
45
32
"Working Women/Working Artists/Working Together" (1982)
Correspondence; Notes, 1980s
45
33
Manuscript, 1980s
45
34
Printed Material and Publicity, 1980s
Oversized material housed in OV 67
45
35-36
"Yves Tanguy" (1963), 1960s, 1976
Includes correspondence with Kay Sage and correspondence in response to a request for information about Sage for a proposed book by Stephen Miller
45
37
Oversized "Blue Star IV" housed with Box 43, Folder 12
52
3
Oversized "c.7500," housed with Box 43, Folder 19
52
3
Oversized "Eccentric Abstraction" housed with Box 43, Folder 33
52
3
Oversized "557,087" and "955,000" housed with Box 43, Folder 37
52
3
Oversized "In Touch: Nature, Ritual and Sensuous Art in the Northwest" housed with Box 44, Folder 1
52
3
Oversized "Inside and Beyond: Photographs by Joanne Leonard" housed with Box 44, Folder 8
52
3
Oversized "Issue: Social Strategies by Women Artists" housed with Box 44, Folder 14
52
4
Oversized Joanne Leonard at University of Michigan Museum of Art housed with Box 44, Folder 17
52
4
Oversized "Max Ernst: Sculpture and Recent Painting" housed with Box 44, folder 32
52
4
Oversized "Partial Recall" housed with Box 44, Folders 35-36
52
4
Oversized "A Different War: Vietnam in Art" housed with Box 42, Folders 7, and 33-35
OV 67
Oversized "557,087" and "955,00" housed with Box 43, Folder 40
OV 67
Oversized "In Touch: Nature, Ritual and Sensuous Art in the Northwest" housed with Box 44, Folder 5
OV 67
Oversized "Working Women/Working Artists/Working Together" housed with Box 45, Folders 35-36
OV 67
Oversized "All's Fair in Love and War in New Feminist Art" housed with Box 42, Folder 36
OV 68
Oversized "c. 7,500," housed with Box 43, Folder 24
OV 68
Oversized "Groups" housed with Box 43, Folder 48
OV 68
Oversized "Intricate Structure/Repeated Image" housed with Box 44, Folder 10
OV 68
Oversized "Patrick Ireland: Drawings, 1965-1985" housed with Box 45, Folder 9
OV 68

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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