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1.1: Performances and Artwork ,

Description Container Select
"Repetition of a Theme", circa 1967
1 film reel
super 8 mm
Stop-motion animation film created with C. Stephens
FC 6
"Man's Triumph over Nature", 1972 September
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
Performance at the University of California, San Diego
1
2
"Robert Kushner and Friends Eat Their Clothes", 1972 December
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Performance at The Kitchen. Digitized from BetacamSP duplicate created in 1999 due to condition of original video reel.
1
3-4
"The Winter and Spring Lines," Model Warmup, 1973 December 20
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
1
5
"The Winter and Spring Lines," Performance, 1973 December 20
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
original
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
duplicate
2 videoreels (1/2 inch)
vintage duplicates; 1 tape is labeled 1974, but content is a poor quality duplicate of the original recording of the 20 December, 1973 performance
Performance at Paula Cooper Gallery. Digitized from BetacamSP duplicate created in 1999 due to poor condition of original video reel and vintage duplicate reels.
1
6-9
"The Winter and Spring Lines," Edited Master with Titles, 1988
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Titles and credits added to December 20, 1973 recording in 1988.
1
10
"Masque of Monuments (Rocks and Water)", 1973 February
2 videoreels (1/2 inch)
Performance at 98 Greene Street Loft. This event was recorded on two cameras simultaneously; tapes are labeled camera A and camera B.
2
1
"Greeting", circa 1974
1 film reel
super 8 mm
Filmed performance with Robert Kushner and Ellen Saltonstall
FC 7
"Persian Line," Rehearsal, 1974 December
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
original
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
duplicate
Digitized from a U-matic videocassette duplicate created in 1988 due to the condition of the original video reel. Also found on this videocassette is the 1988 edited master with titles of the November 1976 performance of the Persian Line, described below.
2
3-4
"Persian Line," Performance, 1975 January 18
2 videoreels (1/2 inch)
original
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
vintage duplicate
Performance at The Kitchen. This event was recorded on two cameras simultaneously, one shooting color and the other black and white, but very litle of the color signal has survived, and the quality of the black and white original tape is superior.
2
5-7
"Persian Line, Part 2," Performance, 1976 March 14
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
original
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
duplicate
Performance at Holly Solomon Gallery. Digitized from BetacamSP duplicate created in 1999 due to condition of original video reel.
2
8-9
"Persian Line, Part 2," Edited Master with Titles, 1988
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Titles and credits added to March 14, 1976 recording in 1988.
2
10
"Persian Line," Performance, 1976 November
1 videoreels (1/2 inch)
original
Performance at the Minnesota College of Art and Design.
3
1
"Persian Line," Performance, Edited Master with Titles, 1988
Content is found on the same tape as the duplicate videocassette of the "Persian Line" Rehearsal of December 1974.
3
2
"That Kushner Look - One Size Fits All", 1977 January 20
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Performance held at Mandeville Gallery, University of California, San Diego.
3
3
"New York Hat Line", 1978
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
labeled "Weinrib Hats"
3
4
"Layers", 1978 October 25
3 videocassettes (u-matic)
3
5-6
"Sentimental Fables," Performance for Video, 1980 April 12
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
3
7
"Sentimental Fables," Live Performance, 1981 November 19
1 videocassettes (vhs)
Performance at the Museum of Modern Art
3
8

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