Summary: Papers concerning performance and conceptual artist Fernando García compiled by Nancy Clark. Included are a photocopy of a scrapbook kept by García's mother, Eneida, containing clippings from Miami newspapers, 1983-1984; a ten-page letter from Gail O'Connell Babcock to García, October 5 and 6, 1996; photographs of Garcia's work in the collection of José Perez; and forty postcards from García to his aunt and uncle Ana and Manolo Tongen, 1970-1978. Also found are papers of Fernando A. García including a resume; proposals and contracts; correspondence; photographs; newspaper clippings; exhibition announcements; studies and notes for works of art.
Nancy Clark was friend and promoter of García who was part of the "Miami Generation" of artists and member of NADA, a collaborative group in the 1980's.
Donated 1997 by Nancy Clark. Additions are expected.
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Nancy Clark papers relating to Fernando A. García, 1970-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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