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Nan Rosenthal papers, circa 1940-2013

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3.8: Robert Rauschenberg , 1965-2009
6.96 Gigabytes
ER07-ER09

This subseries includes files pertaining to Rosenthal's book Robert Rauschenberg, published in 1990; the exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Combines (2005) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and other projects and research relating to Rauschenberg. Items relating to the book include images and image lists; manuscript drafts and notes; and a proposal. Items relating to the exhibition include an audio guide, correspondence, writings, and video and sound recordings of lectures and panels associated with the exhibition. The exhibition audio guide and recordings of lectures and panels are in born digital form. Other material found in this subseries includes correspondence, printed and photographic material, sound and video recordings, a seminar, and writings.
Several dozen interviews are also found here, both with Rauschenberg, and friends and colleagues. Interviews were conducted by Rosenthal and others, and are sound recordings and transcripts. Other notable interviewees include Bob Breer, Carolyn Brown, Tricia Brown, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Billy Klüver, Gordon Mumma, Yvonne Rainer, and Sue Weil.
Additionally, one file relates to Rauschenberg's memorial, and includes a digital video recording and digital slide presentation. Extensive research material is also filed here, including chronologically arranged published articles about Rauschenberg, dating from 1950s-2000s (photocopies date from 1980s-2000s). Also included in the research material is published statements and interviews, catalogs, bibliographies, and sound and video recordings.
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Book Project, Robert Rauschenberg (1990)
Image Lists, 1980s
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9-11
Images, 1980s
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12
Manuscripts and Drafts, 1980s
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13
Manuscripts and Drafts, 1980s
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1
Manuscripts and Drafts, 1980s
13
2
Manuscripts and Drafts, 1980s
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3
Manuscripts and Drafts, 1980s
13
4
Notes, 1980s
13
5
Notes, 1980s
13
6
Notes, 1980s
13
7
Notebooks, 1980s
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8
Proposal, 1983
13
9
Catalog Essay, "Recycling" for Exhibition at Foundation Maeght, 1984
13
10
"Conversations with Artists" Series, 1985
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1 Sound cassette
13
11
Correspondence, 1981-1992
13
12
Correspondence, 2002-2005
13
13
Exhibition, Robert Rauschenberg: Combines (2005)
Audio Guide, 2005
Includes born digital material, see ER07
14
1
Audio Guide, 2005
491 Megabytes
33 computer files
ER07
Conversation between Rauschenberg, Rosenthal, and Calvin Tompkins at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006
2 videocassettes (vhs)
Includes born digital material, see ER08
14
2
Conversation between Rauschenberg, Rosenthal, and Calvin Tompkins at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Digital Video Recording, 2006
2.32 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER08
Correspondence, 2005
14
3
Writings and Wall Text, 2005
14
4
Interviews
Documentation and Notes, 1983
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5
Bob Breer Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, 1983
1 Sound cassette
14
6
Carolyn Brown Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, 1983
1 Sound cassette
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6
Tricia Brown Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, 1983
1 Sound cassette
14
6
John Cage Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Transcript, 1983
14
7
Merce Cunningham Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
14
8
B.H. Friedman Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, circa 1983
1 Sound cassette
14
8
Hughes (first name unknown) Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, 1983
1 Sound cassette
14
8
Billy Klüver Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, circa 1983
3 Sound cassettes
14
8
Kristin (surname unknown) Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1984
Includes 1 sound cassette
14
9
Laura (surname unknown) Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 2 sound cassettes
14
9
Marsh (surname unknown) Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1984
Includes 3 sound cassettes
14
10
Gordon Mumma Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording, circa 1983
1 Sound cassette
14
10
Yvonne Rainer Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 2 sound cassettes
14
10
Sheldon (surname unknown) Interview by Nan Rosenthal ("Charlotte" on Side B), Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
14
11
Sue Weil Interview by Unknown Interviewer, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1984
Includes 2 sound cassettes
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11
Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Ed Adler, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
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12
Robert Rauschenberg Interviews by Mary Faulkner and Unknown Interviewer for Hamptons Newspaper, Sound Recording, 1983
1 Sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Richard Kostelanetz, Sound Recordings, circa 1980
4 Sound cassettes
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by André Parinaud, Transcript, circa 1980
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Captiva, Florida, Sounds Recordings and Transcripts, July 1983
Includes 4 sound cassettes
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1
Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Sounds Recordings and Transcripts, October 1983
Includes 2 sound cassettes
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2
Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Nan Rosenthal, Partial Transcripts, circa 1983
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3
Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Barbara Rowles for People Magazine, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Dorothy Seckler, Transcript, 1965
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Barbara Shistrote for National Public Radio, Sound Recordings and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Unknown Interviewer for Van Gogh Television, Sound Recording and Transcript, circa 1980
Includes 1 sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg Interview by Unknown Interviewer, Transcript, circa 1980
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Robert Rauschenberg in Conversation at Automation House, Sound Recording and Transcript, 1983
Includes 1 sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg in Conversation at Kitchen Meeting, Sound Recording and Transcript, circa 1980
Includes 1 sound cassette
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Robert Rauschenberg in Conversation with Unknown Person, Sound Recording, circa 1985
1 Sound cassette
15
11
Memorial, 2008-2009
Includes born digital material, see ER09
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12
Memorial, Digital Video Recording and Slide Presentation, 2008
4.16 Gigabytes
2 computer files
ER09
Photographic and Printed Material, circa 1975-2000
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13
Published Sound and Video Recordings, circa 1975-1985
Includes 1 videocassette (VHS) and 2 sound cassettes
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14
Research Material
Articles, 1980s-2000s
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15-16
Articles, 1980s-2000s
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1-13
Articles, Rauschenberg and Joseph Albers, 1980s
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14
Bibliographies, 1980s-2000s
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1
Catalogs, 1980s-2000s
17
2-4
Statements and Interviews, 1980s-1990s
17
5
Seminar, circa 1985
1 Sound cassette
labeled "Karen and Julia"
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6

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