Skip to main content

A Finding Aid to the Matt Mullican papers, circa 1968-2017 | Digitized Collection

Matt Mullican papers, circa 1968-2017

Mullican, Matt, 1951-

Painter

Representative image for Matt Mullican papers, circa 1968-2017

Notebooks, Series 3 in the Matt Mullican papers was digitized in 2017-2018 and is available on the Archives of American Art website.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation; and John R. & Barbara Robinson and Deborah Schmidt Robinson & Dr. R. Perry Robinson, The Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation.

Collection Information

Size: 27.6 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York City and Berlin, Germany based multi-media and conceptual artist Matt Mullican measure 27.6 linear feet and date from circa 1968-2017. The collection consists of biographical material, including a few interview transcripts; correspondence; over 100 notebooks; gallery and exhibition files; project and commission files; personal business records; printed material; and photographs. The notebooks document nearly five decades of Mullican's work process and illustrate his material and conceptual explorations. Large sequences of gallery and exhibition files, as well as project and commission files comprise the remaining bulk of the collection, providing detailed documentation of his professional career, particularly from the 1980s-2000s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Matt Mullican (1951-) is a multi-media and conceptual artist in New York, New York and Berlin, Germany.

Provenance

Donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014-2017 by Matt Mullican.

Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation; and John R. & Barbara Robinson and Deborah Schmidt Robinson & Dr. R. Perry Robinson, The Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation.