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Stephen Antonakos papers, 1932-2014, bulk 1960-2014

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 7 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1970s-2014
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

Found here are a copy of Antonakos's New York City Department of Cultural Affairs artist-in-residence certificate (1987), a National Academy certificate (2005), biographical statements and resumes, documentation relating to Antonakos family property in Palavina, Greece, the program for a memorial event following the artist's death, and obituaries and condolence letters. Also found are the transcripts of 5 interviews with Antonakos, including one conducted by the Achives of American Art (1975), and paper copies of email messages with answers to interview questions.
Description Container Select
Biographical Statements and Resumes, circa 1970s-2014
1
1
Certificates and Awards, 1987
1
2
Family History, circa 1970s
1
3
Interview Transcripts, 1975-2012
1
4-5
Memorial Announcement and Program, 2013
1
6
Memorial Notices/Obituaries, 2013
1
7
Memorial Notices/Obituaries and Condolence Letters from Greece, 2013
1
8

Series 2: Correspondence , 1964-2014
3.25 Linear feet
Boxes 1-4, 24

Correspondence is primarily professional and is with art galleries, museums, professional organizations, cultural and educational institutions, fabricators, publishers, and private and corporate clients and municipal agencies for whom Antonakos proposed or executed commissions. Also found is scattered correspondence with friends and colleagues including artists Daniel Buren and Jim Melchert, architect Brent Saville, and filmmaker Darrell Forney. Later correspondence is primarily in the form of printouts of email messages.
Correspondence with individuals and art galleries in the United States and abroad relates to consignments, sales, loans, and exhibitions of Antonakos's work. Correspondents include Marilene Bonomo of Galleria Bonomo, Bari, The Drawing Room in East Hampton, Fischbach Gallery, Kalfayan Galleries, Konrad Fischer Gallery, Florica Kyriakopoulos, consultant Connie Lembark, art collector Egidio Marzona, curator and art editor Christos M. Joachimides, Jean-Tristan Mottier who sold small edition prints for Antonakos, and Jan Runnqvist of Galerie Bonnier, Stockholm. Also documented is Antonakos's relationships with major museums in which his artwork is represented, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, the Stedelijk Museum, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art,
Some of the logistical and technical aspects of the execution of Antonakos's sculpture are documented in correspondence with Nikos Trifillis of Neon Tryk, engineer Panos I. Zouganelis, marble fabricators Smili Marble Art, United States construction company, Spectrum Signs, and others.
Several visiting artist teaching positions held by Antonakos are documented here in correspondence with the Atlanta College of Art, Bennington College, Brooklyn Museum, Fresno State College, Smith College, and the University of Delaware. Correspondence concerning the International Symposium on Contemporary Art and Public Space in Athens, the Sculpture in the City Conference at the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, and other events, documents Antonakos's presentations at various conferences.
Correspondence also relates to Antonakos's involvement in professional organizations including his election to and gifts to the National Academy of Design, and his receipt of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the National Academy and the Greek American Foundation in 2011.
Correspondence with publishers documents the publication of several books and catalogs about Antonakos, including Irving Sandler's Antonakos published in 1999.
The bulk of the correspondence relating to projects and exhibitions can be found in Series 4 and Series 5.
Correspondence was originally arranged chronologically and grouped with project and exhibition files from the same year(s). It was re-arranged alphabetically in order to enhance access to the material.
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Abraham Geller and Associates, 1971-1983
1
9
Acme Van Co., Inc., 1970
1
10
Adriatic Editions Ltd. (Karen and Jean Bernier), 1976-1977
1
11
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1971-1984
1
12
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1966-1985
1
13
Allentown Art Museum, Gift, 2008
1
14
Alpert, Genevieve, 1975-1976
1
15
American Federation of Arts, 1965
1
16
Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, 1995-1996
1
17
Ann Kohs & Associates, Inc., 1983
1
18
Antonetti, Martin, Smith College Libraries, 2014
1
19
Architecture in Greece, Design in Greece, 1982-1993
1
20
Archives of American Art, 1981-1984
1
21
Armaos, Georges, 1996-1999
1
22
Art21, 2001
1
23
Art & Project, 1974-1976
1
24
Art Front Gallery, Japan, 1997-2007
1
25
Art in America, 1966-1985
1
26
Art in Embassies Program, 1996-2010
1
27-28
Art Museum of South Texas, 1970-1972
1
29
Artforum, 1968-1977
1
30
Arts Congress Lecture, "The Place of Art in Public Places," Denver, 1985
1
31
Arts Quest, Dedication of Transformation, 2014
1
32
ArtSouth, Inc., 1983-1984
1
33
Astrolavos Art Life Gallery, Athens, 2002-2007
1
34-35
Atlanta College of Art, Artist-in-Residence, 1974-1975
1
36
Atlantic Richfield Company, 1983
1
37
A, General, 1966-2012
1
38-39
Baume, Richard, 1983
1
40
Beldock, Levine & Hoffman, 1968-1973
1
41
Benaki Museum, 1998-2008
1
42
Bennington College Summers, Master Artist-in-Residence, 1975-1976
1
43
Bex, Florent, 1982-1983
1
44
Bonomo, Marilena, 1975-2007
1
45
Buren, Daniel, 1975
1
47
Byron Gallery, Inc., 1965
1
48
Byzantine Museum, Athens, Gift in Memory of Dimitris Konstantios, 2008-2011
1
49
B, General, 1970-2010
1
50-51
Carancahua Gallery, 1984
1
52
Carnegie Institute, 1967
1
53
Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center Benefit Auction, 1990
1
54
City and County of Denver, 1982-1983
1
55
City University of New York, 30 Travel Collages (1987), Gift, 2012-2014
1
56
Columbus Museum of Art, 1977-2005
1
57
Consantoglou, Rodi. Re. Proposals for Small Works, Athens, 1999-2000
1
58
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1970-1980
1
59
Creative Artists Public Service Program, 1973-1977
1
60
Creative Time Incorporated, 1985-2007
1
61
C, General, 1967-2012
1
62-64
de Wilde, Edy, 1997-1998
1
65
Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS), 2009
1
66
Desmos Public Relations, Manos B. Pavlidis, 1986-1987
1
67
Drawing Center, 2013
1
69
Drawing Room, The, Consignments, 2010-2012
1
70
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, 1977-1987
1
68
D, General, 1970-2012
1
71
Eaton/Shoen Gallery, 1981
1
72
European Cultural Centre of Delphi "Sculpture in the City" Conference, 1995-1996
Includes Antonakos's conference presentation "Day into Night, Night into Day"
1
73
E, General, 1977-2005
1
74
Family Correspondence, 1967-2012
1
75
Fischbach Gallery, 1967-1973
1
76
Forney, Darrell, 1970-1977
1
77
Francis Frost, Newport, 2008
1
78
Franklin Furnace, 1981-1990
1
79
Fresno State College, Artist in Residency, 1971-1973
1
80
F, General, 1965-2011
1
81
Gaines, Charles, 1970s
1
82
Galerie Bonnier (Jan Runnqvist), 1976-2008
1
83
Galleria Bonomo, Bari, 2004-2006
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 1
1
84
Gallery Fabian-Carlsson, 1976-1979
2
1
Garza, Sal, 2004-2010
2
2
George, Olivia, Reinstallation of Incomplete Circle and Squares, Red Neon (2014), 2009-2014
2
3
Gift to Greece, Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder, 1998-1999
2
4
Gifts and Release Forms, 2010-2012
2
5
Gifts to Old People's Home of Sparti, 2006-2013
2
6
Glass Arts Collaborative, Inc., 1987
2
7
Gopnik, Irwin, 1970s
2
8
Greek American Foundation Gabby Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009-2011
2
9-11
Guglielmino, Giorgia, 2004
2
12
Guild Hall of East Hampton, Inc., Gift, 2006-2007
2
13
G, General, 1966-2012
2
14
Hellenic Academy of Modern Art (HAMA), Zappeion Event, 2004-2006
2
15
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, Inc., 1981-1982
2
16
Higuchi, Shoichiro, 1990-1993
2
17
H, General, 1966-2013
2
18-19
Ikonomou, Eleftherios, 2001-2008
2
20
International Symposium on "Contemporary Art and Public Space," Athens, 2005
2
21
I, General, 1972-2010
2
22
Joachimides, Christos M., 1975-1997
2
23
Joan Stigliano Interior Design, 1985
2
24
J, General, 1969-2010
2
25
Kalfayan Galleries, 2005-2013
2
26-28
Kappatos Gallery, Athens, 2000-2001
2
29
Kepes, Gyorg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), 1967-1970
2
30
Knockdown Center, New York, N. Y., 2014
2
31
Konrad Fischer Gallerie, Berlin/Dűsseldorf, 2005-2013
2
32
Konstatopoulou, Despina, 1990-2000
2
33
Kotzamani, Maria, and Kreonidis Gallery, 1984-2010
2
34
Kouros Gallery, 1983-2007
2
35
Kyriakopoulos, Florica, 1999-2008
2
36
K, General, 1967-2012
2
37
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, Hugh Davies, 1973-1985
2
38
Lembark, Connie, 1990-2005
2
39
Levin, Michael, 1996-2002
2
40
Loan to the Drawing Center and Independent Curators International, 2009
2
41
Lurie, Nancy (Nancy Lurie Gallery), 1976-1977
2
42
L, General, 1966-2013
2
43
Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, 2000-2002
2
44
Madison Art Center, 1971-1972
2
45
Margo Leavin Gallery, 1972-1974
2
46
Marzona, Egidio, 1976-2010
2
47
Marzona, Egidio, Gift of 3 Neon Walls, 2012
2
48
Marzona, Egidio, Purchase of 100 Drawings, 2006
2
49
Marzona, Egidio, Purchase of Red Incomplete Neon Square on a Green Wall, 2001-2003
2
50
Melchert, Jim, 1971
2
51
Metropolitan Dade County, Florida, 1980-1981
2
52
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift, 2009
2
53
Michael, Savas, 2007-2013
2
54
Milwaukee Art Center, 1967-1973
2
55
Morgan Library and Museum, 2005-2010
2
56
Mottier, Jean-Tristan, Renard Bleu, 2009
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 1
2
57
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1972-1976
2
58
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, 1996-2008
2
59
Museum of Modern Art, 1972-2011
2
60
M, General, 1967-2010
2
61-62
National Academy, 2006-2012
2
63
National Academy, Election and Gift, 2004-2005
2
64
National Academy Museum and National Academy Annual, Gifts, 2012-2013
3
1
National Academy of Design Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011
3
2
National Gallery, Athens (Anna Katetzi), circa 1990s
3
3
National Museum of Contemporary Art (Ethniko Mouseio Synchronēs Technēs), Athens, 2008-2012
3
4
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Gifts, 2001-2007
3
5
New York Cultural Center, 1970-1972
3
6
New York Philarmonic "Fan" Donation, 1992-1993
3
7
New York Studio School, 1973-2014
3
8
Newark Museum, 1974-1991
3
9
Nova Stylings, Incorporated, 1990-1991
Includes drawings for jewelry designs
3
10
N, General, 1965-2012
3
11
Ontario East Gallery, 1964-1965
3
12
O, General, 1971-2009
3
13
Panagiotidis, Mary and Vili, 2009-2011
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 1
3
14
Panagopoulos, Irene, 2011-2013
3
15
Papadopoulou, Bia and Ira, 2000-2012
3
16
Parrish Art Museum, Gift, 2013-2014
3
17
Patton, Charles, 2002-2003
3
18
Pluot, Sebastien, Panacée, Time Box Project, 2014
3
19
Portland Museum of Art, 1971
3
20
Praxis Bookbindery, 1994-2002
3
21
Print Collector's Newsletter, 1975-1977
3
22
Print Project with GHJ Graphics, Inc., 1977-1981
3
23
Ptaszkowska, Anka (Galerie 27), 1975-1976
3
24
Public Art Forum, Vanderbilt University, 1998-1999
3
25
Publication of Alphavitos, 1984-2009
3
26
Publication of Antonakos by Irving Sandler (Hudson Hills, 1999), 1999-2003
3
27-28
Publication of Book, 1981-1998
3
29
Publication of Cattedrali D'Arte: Dan Flavin per Santa Maria in Chiesa Rossa (1998: Fondazione Prada), 1997-1998
3
30
Publication of Cuts, 1981-1983
3
31
Publication of Stephen Antonakos: The Magician of Neon with Ta Nea Newspaper, Athens (2009), 2008-2009
3
32
P, General, 1967-2011
3
33-34
Q, General, 1971-1986
3
35
Rosa Esman Gallery, 1973-1974
3
36
Ruder & Finn Incorporated, 1966-1974
3
37
R, General, 1965-2007
3
38
St. Nicholas Church of the World Trade Center, 2001-2006
3
39-40
San Antonio Public Library (Visit), 2003
3
41
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1972-1981
3
42
Saville, Brent, 1974-1983
3
43
Schwartz, Joyce Pomeroy, Works of Art for Public Spaces, 1981-1987
3
44
Schwartz, Nancy Re. Sale of Model Chapel, 2001
3
45
Sculpture Magazine, 1997
3
46
"Secret" Project, 1971
3
47
Shey, Steve and Carol, 2002-2008
3
48
Simons, Lucas and Susan, 1995-2005
3
49
Smili Marble Art, 2010-2013
3
50
Smith College, 1999-2012
3
51-52
Societé des Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1983
3
53
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, 1971-1973
3
54
Spectrum Signs, 2008-2013
3
55
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus (Helmut Friedl), 1982
3
56
State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Gift, 2009-2013
3
57
Stedelijk Museum, 1974-1982
3
58
Stedelijk Museum, Gift, 2006
3
59
S, General, 1967-2012
3
60-61
Tamarind Institute, 1970-1971
3
62
Tassos Th. Zoumboulakis Art Galleries, 1975-1977
3
63
Trifillis, Niko, Neon Tryk, 2001-2013
3
64-65
T, General, 1969-2011
3
66
University of Calgary, 1973
4
1
University of Delaware, Artist in Residence, 1976-1978
4
2
University of Massachusetts, 1979-2006
4
3
University of Nebraska, 1972
4
4
University of Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1969-1980
4
5
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1967-1998
4
6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1970-1971
4
7
University of Wisconsin, 1970-1972
4
8
U, General, 1967-2010
4
9
Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, 1975-1982
4
10
Virginia Commonwealth University, 1973-1978
4
11
Viterbo College, 1968-
4
12
Vorres, Ian, 1980-1984
4
13
V, General, 1969-2004
4
14
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1972-1981
4
15
Webb, Michael, 1982-2008
4
16
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1966-2011
4
17
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, 1968-1974
4
18
Wisconsin State University, 1970-1971
4
19
Worcester Art Museum, 1967-1973
4
20
Wright State University, 1974-1975
4
21
W, General, 1970-2010
4
22
Xerographic Arts Workshop, 1974-1975
4
23
X, General, 1979-1983
4
24
Yale University, 1967-1971
4
25
Yard, Sally, 1990
4
26
Youngstown State University, 1971-1972
4
27
Zacharopoulos, Denys, 2003-2007
4
28
Zouganelis, Panos I., 2004-2013
4
29
Z, General, 1979-2013
4
30
First Names Only/Unidentified, 1960s-2001
4
31-33
Oversized Galleria Bonomo, Bari from Box 1, Folder 84
24
1
Oversized Mottier, Jean-Tristan, Renard Bleu from Box 2, Folder 57
24
1
Oversized Panagiotidis, Mary and Vili from Box 13, Folder 14
24
1

Series 3: Writings and Notes , circa 1966-2012
0.3 Linear feet
Box 4

Series consists primarily of artist statements on all aspects of his career, supplemented by Antonakos's notes, biographical notes and statements, text from exhibition catalogs, and copies of email correspondence. Also found is a folder of notes used by Antonakos for teaching assignments in the 1960s.
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Artist Statements
On Artwork in General , circa 1966-2008
4
34
On Chapels and Meditation Spaces, 1990-2001
4
35
On Collages/Travel Collages, 1998-2006
4
36
On Drawings, 1995-2012
4
37
On Early Development and Family Background, 2004-2011
4
38
On Neon Panels, 1989-2012
4
39
On Packages, 1990s-2012
4
40
On Public Works, 1980s-2001
4
41
Other, circa 1970s
4
42
Recommendations for Other Artists, 1991-2011
4
43
Statements/Talks at Public Works Dedications/Conferences, 1994-2001
4
44
Teaching Notes, 1967-1968
4
45
Writings by Others on Antonakos, 1970-2014
4
46-47
Writings by Others, "Notes on Noguchi" for Noguchi Exhibition at Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation/Museum of Contemporary Art, 2009-2010
Includes born-digital records, see ER01
4
48
The First 25 Years. Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation/Museum of Contemporary Art, 2003. Digital Video Recording, 2019
0.932 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER01

Series 4: Project Files , 1965-2014
8.6 Linear feet
Boxes 4-11, 24, OVs 25-40

Project files span the course of Antonakos's career from 1965 on, documenting private commissions and small scale neons from the 1960s, to large-scale permanent installations including over 50 Public Works for airports, metro stations, federal buildings, museums, theaters, arenas, hotels, and shopping centers in the United States, Europe, and Japan.
Project files include extensive documentation of Antonakos's creative process which began on paper and was then translated into specifications for industrial fabricators. Many of Antonakos's original drawings with subsequent plans and blueprints, as well as instructions to fabricators, can be found here. Additionally, project files typically contain artist statements, correspondence, proposals, contracts, insurance records, printed material comprising press about his projects, digital photographs and video, and scattered photographs of Antonakos and/or his artwork.
Antonakos's Packages are also documented here. Records include the contents of a Package mailed to the Archives of American Art in 1975, detailed lists and other data for individual projects, and sample images of Packages.
A list, with images, of all of Antonakos's Public Works, distinguishing between permanent commissions and temporary large public works, can be found in Series 7: Photographs.
Series includes 1 microflm reel (35mm).
Series is arranged as 3 subseries.
  • 4.1: Projects Completed, 1965-2012
  • 4.2: Projects Not Done, 1971-2013
  • 4.3: Package Projects, 1970s-2014
4.1: Projects Completed, 1965-2012
Series documents projects fully executed by the artist, as opposed to proposed projects which were not completed (see Series 4.2.) and are a rich source of information on Antonakos's artistic development, ideas,and creative process.
Description Container
Marie's Second Neon (1965), 1965-1967
4
49
Blue Neon Cross (1965), 1965-1966
4
50
White Neon Cross (1965), 1965-1968
4
51
White Hanging Neon (1966), 1966-1968
4
52
Neon for JHL (1966), 1965-1972
4
53
Neon for Old Hundred (1966), 1966
4
54
Small Wall Neons (1966), 1966
4
55
Green Neon Off the Wall (1966-1968), 1966-1968
4
56
Turquoise Hanging Neon (1966-1967), 1966-1967
4
57
Red Neon from Wall to Floor (1967), 1967-1970
Oversized material housed in OV 25
4
58
Orange Vertical Neon (1967), 1967-1973
Oversized material housed in OV 25
4
59
Red Neon from Wall to Wall (1968), 1968
Oversized material housed in OV 25
4
60
Fire Hole (1971), 1971
4
61
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (1971), 1971
4
62
Continental Bank (1972), Philadelphia, 1972
Oversized material housed in OV 26
4
63
Neon For Jan and Lefty Adler (1975), La Jolla, 1975
4
64
Three Foot Pink Incomplete Neon Square (1975), Jerry Rosen, New York, N. Y., 1978
4
65
Incomplete Circle Neons and Drawings (1976), Art and Project, Amsterdam, 1974-1981
4
66
Incomplete Circles and Squares, Red Neon 1978 (1978), Hampshire College, Amherst, 1977-1983
4
67-68
Red Neon Circle Fragments on a Blue Wall (1977), Federal Building, U. S. Courthouse, Dayton, 1977-1981
Oversized material housed in OV 25
4
69-70
Site Sculpture Project (1978), Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, 1978-1979
4
71
Incomplete Red Neon Square on Exterior Corner (1978), University of Massachusetts, 1978-1979
4
72
Four Walls for Atlanta (1979), Hartsfield Atlanta Airport, 1970-2007
Oversized material housed in OV 25
4
73-75
Neon for 42nd Street (1980), New York, N.Y., 1979-1984
Oversized material housed in OV 26
4
76-77
Eleventh International Sculpture Conference (1980), Washington D.C., 1979-1980
4
78
Deutscher Akademicher Austauschdienst (1982), Berlin, 1977-1982
Oversized material housed in OV 27
5
1
Incomplete Square for Block 20 (1982), Lawrence Street Center, Denver, 1980-1984
5
2
Documenta Urbana der Stadt Kassel (1982), 1981-1982
5
3
Neon for the Charles Center Station (1983), Baltimore, 1979-1983
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 2
5
4-7
Neon for the Bagley Wright Theater (1983), Seattle Arts Commission, 1979-1984
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 3 and OV 26
5
8-10
Incomplete Neon Square for La Jolla (1984), La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1984-1987
5
11
Neons for the Tacoma Dome (1984), 1982-1984
Oversized material housed in OV 27
5
12-15
Neons for the Tacoma Dome (1984), Printed Material, 1982-1994
5
16-20
Neon for South Campus Station (1984), Buffalo, 1981-1985
5
21-23
Neon for Southwestern Bell (1984), Dallas, and Relocation (2008), 1983-2008
Oversized material housed in OV 27
5
24
Neon Column for Kulturzentum (1984), Munich, 1983-1984
5
25
Neon for 435 West Broadway (1985), 1985
5
26
Neons for the Transit Center (1985), Davenport, Iowa, 1983-1986
5
27-29
Fourteenth District Police Station (1986), Chicago, 1984-1987
Oversized material housed in OV 28
5
30
Neon for the Columbus Museum of Art (1986), 1984-1993
Oversized material housed in OV 27
5
31-33
York College (1986), Jamaica, N. Y., 1981-1987
5
34
Neon for Jack and Dani Sonnenblick (1988), Boca Raton, 1988
6
1
Neons for Bethesda (1988), Betheseda, MD, 1984-1989
Oversized material housed in OV 27
6
2-4
A Neon for the Greektown Station (1988), Detroit Transportation Corporation , 1986-1989
Oversized material housed in OV 29
6
5-9
Neon for Embassy Suites (1988), San Diego, 1988-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 4
6
10
Neons for PATH Exchange Place Station (1989), Jersey City, 1987-1993
Oversized material housed in OV 28
6
11-13
Neons for Back Bay/South End Station (1990), Boston, 1987-1991
Oversized material housed in OV 29
6
14-17
Neons for the W 59th Street Marine Transfer Station, New York, N. Y., 1984-1996
Oversized material housed in OV 29
6
18-22
Neons for Buttonwood (1990), Philadelphia, 1988-1991
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 4 and OV 30
6
23-24
Neons for Pershing Square (1991), Los Angeles, 1984-1994
Oversized material housed in OV 31
6
25-27
Neon for the Kozaks (1991), 1991
6
28
Neon for Audrey and Syd Irmas (1991), Los Angeles, 1991
6
29
Neon for Bob Risman (1991), 1991
6
30
Hyatt Suite Hotel (1992), Momochi Hama, Fukuoka, Japan, 1992
Oversized material housed in OV 32
6
31
Neon for Rotunda Building, Stadtparkasse Cologne Hahnentor Center (1993), 1992-1993
Oversized material housed in OV 30
6
32-34
Faret Tachikawa (1994), Tokyo, 1993-1996
Oversized material housed in OVs 33-34
6
35-37
Faret Tachikawa (1994), Tokyo, 1993-1996
Oversized material housed in OVs 33-34
7
1
Faret Tachikawa (1994), Tokyo, Published Book, 1995
7
2
Incomplete Neon Square for La Jolla, Reinstallation at New Building (1994), 1994-1995
Oversized material housed in OV 35
7
3
Prodomus Emfietzoglou Commission, Athens (1995), 1994-1995
Oversized material housed in OV 35
7
4
Blue Room for San Antonio Public Library (1995), 1994-1995
7
5
Neon for William Paterson College (1995), Wayne, New Jersey, 1994-1995
7
6
Neons for the East and West Canopies (1995), Rhode Island Convention Center, 1994-1997
7
7-10
Blue Room (1996), San Antonio Public Library, 1994-1996
Oversized material housed in OV 34
7
11
Neon for Granpark (1996), Tamachi, Tokyo, 1995-1997
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 4 and OV 36
7
12
Neon Art for the Reading Chimney (1998), Tel Aviv, 1997-2000
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 4 and OV 36
7
13-19
Door and Interior of Mykonos Chapel of Mr. and Mrs. Daskalopoulos (1998), 1997-1998
Oversized material housed in OV 36
7
20
Procession (2000), Ambelopiki Metro Station, Athens, 1999-2002
7
21-22
Once, Again (2001), Smith College Campus, 1998-2002
7
23-24
Tria (2002), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002
7
25
Dash (2002), Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 2002-2008
7
26
General Mitchell International Airport (2002), Milwaukee, 2000-2002
Oversized material housed in OV 35
7
27-30
Ascension (2003), National Bank of Greece, Athens, 1999-2004
8
1-2
Three Gates for Toamachi (2003), Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, 2001-2004
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 5
8
3-5
Six Incomplete Circles (2004), Bari, 2002-2004
8
6
Aeroporti Publia (2004), Bari, 2004
8
7-8
2 Entrances (2004), Shopping Center, Odessa, 2003-2004
8
9
Orrizonte (2005), Aeroporti Publia, Bari, 2004-2006
8
10-19
Welcome (2006), Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, 2004-2006
Includes born-digital records, see ER02
8
20-23
Welcome (2006), Université de Bourgogne, Dijon. Digital Photographs, 2019
0.026 Gigabytes
13 computer files
ER02
Trilogy (2006), Rockland Community Center , 2004-2007
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 5
8
24-25
Four Walls for the Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Reconstruction, 2008
8
26
The Road to Mistra (2009), Onassis Cultural Center, New York, 2009
8
27
Spondi Restaurant (2009), Athens, 2008-2009
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 5
8
28
Neon for George Olympios (2011), 2008-2011
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 5
8
29
Transformations (2011), Steel Stacks Performing Arts Building, Bethlehem, 2007-2011
8
30-31
Gold Works (2011), Book and Notes, 2011-2012
8
32
Oversized Neon for the Charles Center Station (1983), Baltimore from Box 5, Folders 4-7
24
2
Oversized Neon for the Bagley Wright Theater (1983), Seattle Arts Commission from Box 5, Folders 8-10
24
3
Oversized Neon for Embassy Suites (1988), San Diego from Box 6, Folder 10
24
4
Oversized Neons for Buttonwood (1990), Philadelphia from Box 6, Folder 24
24
4
Oversized Neon for Granpark (1996), Tamachi, Tokyo from Box 7, Folder 12
24
4
Oversized Neon Art for the Reading Chimney (1998), Tel Aviv from Box 7, Folders 13-19
24
4
Oversized Three Gates for Toamachi (2003), Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial from Box 8, Folders 3-5
24
5
Oversized Trilogy (2006), Rockland Community Center from Box 8, Folders 24-25
24
5
Oversized Spondi Restaurant (2009), Athens from Box 8, Folder 28
24
5
Oversized Neon for George Olympios (2011) from Box 8, Folder 29
24
5
Oversized Red Neon from Wall to Floor (1967) from Box 4, Folder 58
OV 25
Oversized Orange Vertical Neon (1967) from Box 4, Folder 59
OV 25
Oversized Red Neon from Wall to Wall (1968) from Box 4, Folder 60
OV 25
Oversized Red Neon Circle Fragments on a Blue Wall (1977), Federal Building, U. S. Courthouse, Dayton from Box 4, Folder 70
OV 25
Oversized Four Walls for Atlanta (1979), Hartsfield Atlanta Airport from Box 4, Folder 75
OV 25
Oversized Continental Bank (1972), Philadelphia from Box 4, Folder 63
OV 26
Oversized Neon for 42nd Street (1980), New York, N.Y. from Box 4, Folder 76
OV 26
Oversized Neon for the Bagley Wright Theater (1983), Seattle Arts Commission from Box 5, Folders 8-10
OV 26
Oversized Deutscher Akademicher Austauschdienst (1982), Berlin from Box 5, Folder 1
OV 27
Oversized Neons for the Tacoma Dome (1984) from Box 5, Folder 13
OV 27
Oversized Neon for Southwestern Bell (1984), Dallas, and Relocation (2008) from Box 5, Folder 27
OV 27
Oversized Fourteenth District Police Station (1986), Chicago from Box 5, Folder 30
OV 27
Oversized Neon for the Columbus Museum of Art (1986) from Box 5, Folder 31-33
OV 27
Oversized Neons for Bethesda (1988), Betheseda, MD from Box 6, Folder 2
OV 27
Oversized Neons for PATH Exchange Place Station (1989), Jersey City from Box 6, Folder 11
OV 28
Oversized A Neon for the Greektown Station (1988), Detroit Transportation Corporation from Box 6, Folder 9
OV 29
Oversized Neons for Back Bay/South End Station (1990) from Box 6, Folders 14-17
OV 29
Oversized Neons for the W 59th Street Marine Transfer Station, New York, N. Y. from Box 6, Folder 18-22
OV 29
Oversized Neons for Buttonwood (1990), Philadelphia from Box 6, Folder 24
OV 30
Oversized Neon for Rotunda Building, Stadtparkasse Cologne Hahnentor Center (1993) from Box 6, Folder 34
OV 30
Oversized Neons for Pershing Square (1991), Los Angeles from Box 6, Folders 25-27
OV 31
Oversized Hyatt Suite Hotel (1992), Momochi Hama, Fukuoka, Japan from Box 6, Folder 31
OV 32
Oversized Faret Tachikawa (1994), Tokyo from Box 6, Folders 35-37 and Box 7, Folder 1
OV 33
Oversized Faret Tachikawa (1994), Tokyo from Box 6, Folders 35-37 and Box 7, Folder 1
OV 34
Oversized Blue Room for San Antonio Public Library (1996) from Box 7, Folder 11
OV 34
Oversized Incomplete Neon Square for La Jolla, Reinstallation at New Building (1994) from Box 7, Folder 3
OV 35
Oversized Prodomus Emfietzoglou Commission, Athens (1995) from Box 7, Folder 4
OV 35
Oversized General Mitchell International Airport (2002), Milwaukee from Box 7, Folders 27-30
OV 35
Oversized Oversized Neon for Granpark (1996), Tamachi, Tokyo from Box 7, Folder 12
OV 36
Oversized Neon Art for the Reading Chimney (1998), Tel Aviv from Box 7, Folders 13-19
OV 36
Oversized Door and Interior of Mykonos Chapel of Mr. and Mrs. Daskalopoulos (1998) from Box 7, Folder 20
OV 36
4.2: Projects Not Done, 1971-2013
Circa 2 linear feet of material documents projects that were not ultimately executed by the artist.
Files typically contain artist statements, correspondence, legal documents including contracts, proposals, original drawings, plans and blueprints, photographs, and some printed material.
Description Container
California Column (1971), Fresno State College, 1971-1972
9
1
Westinghouse Nuclear Center (1971), 1971
9
2
Floating Neon Box (1973), Omni International City Corporation, Atlanta, 1972-1975
Oversized material housed in OV 37
9
3
3 Room Proposals for Panza (1975), Location Unknown, 1975
9
4
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance (1975), Philadelphia, 1975
9
5
Nebraska Interstate-80 Bicentennial Sculpture Project (1975), Lincoln, 1974-1975
9
6
Downtown Scranton Mural Project (1976), 1976-1977
9
7
Sculpture for Dartmouth College (1976), Hanover, 1976-1977
Oversized material housed in OV 37
9
8
Two Incompleted Red Neon Squares on a Blue Wall (1979), La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1979-1980
Oversized material housed in OV 37
9
9
Proposal for Seattle Arts Commission (1979), 1978-1979
9
10
Arts on the Line, Alewife Station (1980), Cambridge, 1979-1981
Oversized material housed in OV 37
9
11-13
Meadowbrook Gallery, Oakland University (1981), Rochester , 1980-1981
Includes transcript of an interview of Antonakos conducted by Kiichi Usui, Curator of the Meadow Brook Art Gallery at Oakland University
9
14
Neon for the Grand Rapids Art Museum (1981) , 1980-1981
Oversized material housed in OV 37
9
15
Philadelphia Arts Commission (1981), 1980-1981
9
16
Port Authority Bus Terminal (1981), Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1980-1981
9
17
Stedelijk Municipal Stadtisches (1981), Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1980-1981
9
18
Various Projects, 1981
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
19
Lowertown Redevelopment Corporation (1982-1983), Saint Paul, 1982-1983
9
20
Neon for Corporate Center West (1983), Farmington, Conn., 1983
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
21
Plaza of the Americas Building (1983), Dallas, 1983
9
22
Parking Ramp (1983), Buffalo, 1982-1983
9
23
Neon for Ann and Don Brown (1983) with Nancy Rosen/Fine Arts Planning Group, 1983
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
24
Arts In Transit: The Southwest Corridor (1984), Urbanarts, Boston, 1984
9
25
Bramalea Limited (1984), Toronto, 1983-1984
9
26
I. M. Pei Partners (1984), Singapore, 1983-1984
9
27
San Diego Art Center (1984), 1984
9
28
Port of Oakland, Airport (1984), 1984
9
29
Neon for Terminal Concourse at Newark International Airport (1984), 1984
9
30
Neon for Charles Carroll Plaza (1984), Rochester
9
31
Western Connecticut State University (1984), Danbury, 1984
9
32
Jerald Just (1985), Hanover, 1985
9
33
Deste Foundation for Contemporary Arts (1985), Athens, 1985
9
34
360 Office Complex (1985), Austin, 1985
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
35
Plaza of the Americas (1985), Dallas, 1983-1985
9
36
Grand Center (1985), St. Louis, 1982-1985
9
37
Dracos Art Center (1987), Athens, 1986-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
38
Neon for the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (1986), 1986-1987
9
39
Bunker Hill Community College (1986), Charleston, Mass., 1986
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
40
Minimal Art Graphics (1987), Kulturzentrum, Munich, 1982-1988
9
41
Chase Manhattan Bank 9 (1987), New York, N. Y., 1987
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
42
Civic Center Plaza and Indian School Road (1987), Scottsdale, 1986-1987
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
43
Yares Gallery (1988), Scottsdale, 1987-1988
9
44
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (1988), 1987-1988
9
45
Hofstra Museum (1989), Hofstra University, Hempstead, N. Y., 1987-1988
9
46
Helen Rubenstein Pavilion (1989), Tel Aviv, 1988-1989
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
47
Neons for Tel Aviv Briges (1989), 1988-1992
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
48-49
Scotsdale Center for the Arts (1989), 1989
Oversized material housed in OV 38
9
50
Post Office Square Park (1989), Boston, 1987-1989
9
51-52
Neon for Villa Arson (1989), Nice, 1988-1989
9
53
Terminal Module 4 at Sky Harbor International Airport (1989), Phoenix, 1988-1990
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6
9
54
Neons for the Brooklyn Museum Lobby and Facade (1989), 1989-1990
Oversized material housed in OV 36
9
55
Athens College, Athens, Greece, 1990-1993
Oversized material housed in OV 36
9
56-57
Tunxis Community College (1991), Farmington, Connecticut, 1990-1991
9
58
Chapel for St. John the Baptist (1991), Athens, 1990-1991
9
59
Kalamata Memorial for the Victims of the 1985 Earthquake (1992), 1991-1992
9
60
Neons for the Messeturm, Frankfurt (1993), 1992-1993
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 6 and OV 39
9
61
New York State Power Authority-Niagara Power Project (1993), 1992-1993
9
62-64
Neon for Rosenthal Library (1993), Queens College, City University of New York, 1992-1993
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
1
Denver Airport (1993), 1992-1993
10
2
Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder, 1994-1995
10
3
Neon for Stow College (1996), Edinburgh, Scotland, 1996-1998
10
4-5
Neon Art for Hudson Bergen Light Rail Transit System (1996), 1996
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
6
Neon Art for The Celebrity Cruises, Inc. (1996), 1996-1997
10
7
Cultural Capital of Europe-Thessaloniki (1996), 1996
10
8
Borough of Manhattan Community College (1997), 1997
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7 and OV 39
10
9
Neon for the Dell Brothers Building, Columbus, Indiana (1997), 1997
10
10
Grosse Stadtfuge Haus 3, Fortheenblocke (1998), 1997-1999
10
11-13
Small Chapel and Small House (1998), Florica Kyriacopoulos, 1998-1999
10
14-15
Hillend Art Projet (1998), Edinburgh, Scotland , 1998
10
16
Nashville Public Library Lead Artist (1998) , 1998
10
17
Sanctuary of Fatima (1999), Portugal, 1997-2005
Oversized material housed in OV 40
10
18-20
Fram Kitagawa, Art Front Gallery, Tokyo (1999), 1999
10
21
Jewish Community Center on the Upper West Side (2000), 2000
10
22
Edward W. Weidner Center for the Performing Arts (2000), University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1999-2000
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
23
Rowland State Government Center (2000), Art in Public Spaces Program, Waterbury, 2000
10
24
Grand Rapids, Michigan, Underpass Project (2000), 1998-2000
10
25
Nevins, Deb, Idea for Chapel (2001), 2001
10
26
Fukuoka, Japan, Project with Teruhiro Tamai, 2002
10
27
Nashville 5th Avenue "Facelift" (2003), 1999-2003
10
28
Jewish Museum (2003), New York, N. Y., 2001-2003
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
29
Various Facades (2003), National Bank of Greece, Athens, 2003
10
30
Meditation Room (2003), Corpus Christ, Molly Merkle, 2003
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
31
Chapel (2004), Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, Saint Louis University, 2003-2004
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7
10
32
Mary Ann Harn Cofrin Pavilion (2004), Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, 2003-2004
10
33
Neon Art for the Middlebury College Library (2004), National Academy of Design, 2004
10
34
Williams Visual Arts Building (2004), Lafayette College, 2004
10
35
GEK Group Headquarters (2004), Athens, 2003-2004
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 7 and OV 38
10
36
Meditation Tower (1998-2006) Verzegnis, Italy, 1998-2006
Oversized material housed in OV 40
10
37
Neon for 42nd Street, Maintenance (1999), Reconstruction and Relocation (2006), 1999-2006
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 8
10
38
Sculpture for Park in Nicosia, Italy (2006), 2005-2006
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 8
10
39
Pharos, Chicago Gateway Green Project (2006), 2005-2006
10
40
Sparta Public Work, 2007-2008
Includes born-digital records, see ER03
10
41
Sparta Public Work (2007), Digital Photographs by Parros Papadolias, 2019
0.056 Gigabytes
56 computer files
ER03
Chapel in the Garden (2008), Hellenic Republic Ministry of Culture, Byzantine and Christian Museum, 2008
10
42
Panathinaikos Stadium (2008), Greece, 2008
10
43
Facade of the Museum of the City of Volos (2010), 2009-2010
10
44
Outdoor Neons for Nafplion (2010), 2009-2010
10
45
Passage and Return for Prefecture of Laconia (2010), 2010-2011
10
46
Meditation Space (2011), American College of Greece, Athens, 2009-2011
Oversized material housed in OV 38
10
47-48
Neon Tower for San Antonio (2012), 2012
10
49
Nobe II (2012), Bethesda, 2011-2012
10
50
Neon for New Museum of Art at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), 2009-2013
Includes born-digital records, see ER04
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 8
10
51
Neon for New Museum of Art at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) (2013), Digital Video Recording, 2019
0.193 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER04
Neons for the Simon Silk Mills Complex, Easton, PA (2013), 2012-2013
11
1
Neon for Gytheio (2013), 2013
11
2
Oversized Various Projects from Box 9, Folder 19
24
6
Oversized Neon for Corporate Center West from Box 9, Folder 21
24
6
Oversized 360 Office Complex from Box 9, Folder 35
24
6
Oversized Dracos Art Center from Box 9, Folder 38
24
6
Oversized Helen Rubenstein Pavilion from Box 9, Folder 47
24
6
Oversized Terminal Module 4 at Sky Harbor International Airport from Box 9, Folder 54
24
6
Oversized Neons for the Messeturm from Box 9, Folder 61
24
6
Oversized Neon for the Rosenthal Library from Box 10, Folder 1
24
7
Oversized Neon Art for the Hudson Bergen Light Rail from Box 10, Folder 6
24
7
Oversized Borough of Manhattan Community College from Box 10, Folder 9
24
7
Oversized Edward W. Weidner Center from Box 10, Folder 23
24
7
Oversized Jewish Museum from Box 10, Folder 29
24
7
Oversized Meditation Room from Box 10, Folder 31
24
7
Oversized Chapel from Box 10, Folder 32
24
7
Oversized GEK Group Headquarters from Box 10, Folder 36
24
7
Oversized Neon for 42nd Street from Box 10, Folder 38
24
8
Oversized Sculpture for Park in Nicosia from Box 10, Folder 39
24
8
Oversized Neon for New Museum of Art at SCAD from Box 10, Folder 51
24
8
Oversized Neons for the Brooklyn Museum Lobby and Facade from Box 9, Folder 55
OV 36
Oversized Athens College from Box 9, Folder 56-57
OV 36
Oversized Floating Neon Box (1973), Omni International City Corporation, Atlanta from Box 9, Folder 13
OV 37
Oversized Sculpture for Dartmouth College (1976), Hanover from Box 9, Folder 8
OV 37
Oversized Two Incompleted Red Neon Squares on a Blue Wall (1979), La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art from Box 9, Folder 9
OV 37
Oversized Arts on the Line, Alewife Station (1980), Cambridge from Box 11-13
OV 37
Oversized Neon for the Grand Rapids Art Museum from Box 9, Folder 15
OV 37
Oversized Neon for Ann and Don Brown from Box 9, Folder 24
OV 38
Oversized Bunker Hill Community College from Box 9, Folder 40
OV 38
Oversized Chase Manhattan Bank from Box 9, Folder 42
OV 38
Oversized Civic Center Plaza and Indian School Road from Box 9, Folder 43
OV 38
Oversized Neons for Tel Aviv Bridges from Box 9, Folders 48-49
OV 38
Oversized Scotsdale Center for the Arts from Box 9, Folder 50
OV 38
Oversized GEK Group Headquarters from Box 10, Folder 36
OV 38
Oversized Meditation Space from Box 10, Folders 47-48
OV 38
Oversized Neons for the Messeturm from Box 9, Folder 61
OV 39
Oversized Borough of Manhattan Community College from Box 10, Folder 9
OV 39
Oversized Sanctuary of Fatima from Box 10, Folders 18-20
OV 40
Oversized Meditation Tower from Box 10, Folder 37
OV 40
4.3: Package Projects, 1970s-2014
Series documents Antonakos's Packages begun in the early 1970s which Antonakos sent to friends and colleagues with the stipulation that they be opened only on a specified date, or after the artist's death, or never. Naomi Spector Antonakos provided "Orientation Information" about the organization of the Packages based on documents she discovered after Antonakos's death.
Records include some of Antonakos's original lists and notes, correspondence, and many letters of transmittal signed by recipients of the Packages acknowledging that they will not open their Package until the prescribed date, will not attempt to discover the contents of the Package, and will inform Antonakos when the Package has been opened. Also found are printed material, postal receipts, gift agreements, and photographs of some recipients opening Packages.
This series houses a Package mailed to the Archives of American Art in 1975 and opened, as requested, after his death. The Package contained a 35mm microfilm of a sketchbook kept by Antonakos between 11 February 1974 to 19 March 1975, with sketches and notes about his neon projects.
Records related to Packages sent to Richard Artschwager, Daniel Buren, Sol LeWitt and Robert Ryman in 1974, can be found in 5.1., Box 13, Folders 23-25.
Description Container
Package sent to Archives of American Art, 1975
1 Microfilm
Note reads: "This film was made by Xerox reproduction unit. Six bound books was [sic] made by Xerox on May 1975. Copies may be made from this film. Stephen Antonakos, May 13 1975"
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 8
11
3
Orientation Information, 1970s-2014
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 8
11
4
Multiple Package Certificates, List #s 1, 3, 9, 12, 14-19, 24, 26, 28-32, 1970s-1997
11
5
"Time Box Project" List #2, 1973-2000
11
6
"Package Project" List #4, 1971
11
7
"Packages" List #5, 1973-1993
11
8
"Packages" List #6, 1974-1987
11
9
"Packages" List #7
11
10
"Packages" List #8, 1975-2000
11
11
1. "Package" List #13, 2. "Package" List #20, "Package" List #21, 1975-1995
11
12
"Package" #23 on List, 1993
11
13
"Package Imbedded in Ice" List #25, 1975-2004
11
14
"Packages Mailed to Europe" List #33, 1973-1974
11
15
"California Packages" List #34, 1973-1974
11
16
"Packages Mailed in the USA and One to Europe" List #35, 1973-1974
11
17
"Package" that could be a multiple, List #36, circa 1990s-ca. 2000s
11
18
Sample Images of Projects, 1975-1976
11
19
Book on Package Project (not done), 1973
11
20
Oversized Package sent to Archives of American Art from Box 11, Folder 3
24
8
Oversized Orientation Information from Box 11, Folder 4
24
8

Series 5: Exhibition Files , 1960-2014
8.95 Linear feet
Boxes 11-19, 24, OVs 40-45

Exhibition files provide extensive and comprehensive documentation of over 100 solo exhibitions as well as numerous group shows in which Antonakos was represented in the United States, Europe and Japan.
Important exhibitions documented here include Stephen Antonakos: Pillows (1962), which offered one of the earliest examples of his work with neon; exhibitions of his Chapels and Meditation spaces, including The Chapel of the Saints (1993) in Rhodes and the full-scale Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder (1999) in St. Peter's Church, New York; Time Boxes 2000 at the Rose Art Museum which was the culmination of Antonakos's Package project begun in the early 1970s; a 2007 retrospective organized by Katerina Koskina, the curator of the J. F. Costpoulos Foundation in conjunction with the Benaki Museum, also seen at Allentown Art Museum in 2008; and many other exhibitions of Antonakos's drawings and neons.
Files typically contain artist statements, correspondence, original drawings and plans, instructions for fabricators and for installations, printed and digital material such as exhibition announcements, catalogs, and press clippings, and photographs of artwork, installations, and related events.
Series is arranged as 2 subseries.
  • 5.1: Solo Exhibitions, 1971-2013
  • 5.2: Group Exhibitions, 1960-2014
5.1: Solo Exhibitions, 1971-2013
Description Container
Stephen Antonakos: Pillows (1962-1963), (1971) The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1971-1973
11
21-22
Stephen Antonakos: Neons (1971), Allen Priebe Art Gallery, Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh, 1970-1971
11
23
Stephen Antonakos: Exhibition of New Works (1972), Fresno State College Art Gallery, 1972
11
24
Stephen Antonakos: Six Corner Neons (1973-1974), Traveling Exhibition, 1972-1974
Includes 4 illustrated letters from Donald Mochon; oversized material housed in OV 41
11
25-26
Stephen Antonakos: Outdoor Neons (1974), Fort Worth Art Museum, 1974-1975
11
27-28
Stephen Antonakos: Four Neon Sculptures (1974), John Weber Gallery, 1974
11
29
Stephen Antonakos: Recent Drawings and Sculpture (1974), Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1974
11
30
Stephen Antonakos: Four Incomplete Square Neons (1974), Cusack Gallery, Houston, 1974
11
31
Stephen Antonakos: Drawings 1967-1973, Neons 1973 (1974), Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, N.Y., 1973-1977
11
32
Stephen Antonakos: Room for Wright State (1975), Wright State University Gallery, Dayton, 1975-1978
11
33
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Square Neons, Incomplete Circle Neons (1975), John Weber Gallery, 1975
Oversized material housed in OV 41
11
34
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Bleu Neon Circles (1975), Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, 1974-1975
11
35
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Neon Squares (1975), Galleriaforma, Genova, 1974-1975
11
36
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Red Neon Circles (1975), Galerie 26, Paris, 1974-1975
11
37
Neons (1976), Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, 1976-1978
Oversized material housed in OV 41
11
38
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Neon Squares/Incomplete Neon Circles (1976), Nancy Lurie Gallery, 1976-1978
11
39-40
Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Neon Circles (1976), Galerie December, Dusseldorf, 1975-1976
11
41
Incomplete Neon Circles (1976), Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, 1973-1979
Oversized material housed in OV 41
11
42
Neons/Athens/1977 (1977), 1977
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 9
11
43-44
Packages Meant To Be Opened, Packages Meant Never To Be Opened 1971-1975 (1976), John Weber Gallery, 1976
11
45
Stephen Antonakos: Neons-New York-1977 (1977), 1977
11
46
Stephen Antonakos: Neons/Athens/1977 (1977), Galerie Zoumboulakis, 1975-1977
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 9
11
47
Red Neon Incomplete Square (1977), Documenta 6 Kassel , 1977-1979
11
48
Antonakos: Neons For the University of Massachusetts (1978), University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, 1978-1980
Oversized material housed in OV 41
11
49-51
Neons/Drawings/Chicago/1978 (1978), Young Hoffman Gallery, 1978-1980
Oversized material housed in OV 41
12
1
Stephen Antonakos (1978), Galerie Tanit, Munich, 1978
12
2
Neons/Paris/1979 (1979), Galerie Nancy Gillespie-Elisabeth De Laage, 1977-1981
Oversized material housed in OV 41
12
3-4
Three Neon Walls (1980), Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1980-1981
12
5
Stephen Antonakos: Neons-Drawings-Collages/Munchen/1980 (1980), Galerie Tanit, Munich, 1979-1981
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 9
12
6
Retrospective (1982) (Not Done), La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1980-1983
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 9
12
7
Stephen Antonakos: New Works/1982 (1982), Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, 1979-1982
Includes photos of Antonakos and transcript of a 1982 interview with Antonakos by David Shapiro; oversized material housed in OV 40
12
8-11
Stephen Antonakos (1983), Bonnier Gallery, New York, N.Y., 1982-1985
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 10
12
12
Stephen Antonakos (1983), Le Coin du Miroir, Dijon, 1982-1985
Oversized material housed in OV 42
12
13-14
Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Works on Paper (1984), La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1983-1985
Oversized material housed in OV 40
12
15-17
Stephen Antonakos: Neon (1985), Davenport Art Gallery, 1985
12
18
Stephen Antonakos: Colored Pencils and Collages on Plastivellum; Cuts on Colored Paper; Silkscreen Prints (1985), Sandpiper Gallery, Tacoma, 1985
12
19
Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings (1986), Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum , 1985-1988
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 10
12
20-22
Stephen Antonakos: Neon Room for the Elvehjem (1986), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986
12
23-24
Stephen Antonakos: Neons, Etchings, Drawings (1987), G. H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, 1986-1987
12
25
Solo Exhibition, Burnet Miller Gallery (1987), Los Angeles, 1986-1987
12
26
Stephen Antonakos (1988), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, 1987-1992
12
27-29
Solo Exhhibition (1988), Galerie Maurice, Chestnut Hill, Mass., 1987-1988
12
30
Stephen Antonakos (1989), Kouros, New York, N.Y., 1988-1989
12
31
Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings (1989), Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, 1988-1989
12
32
Atlantic Center for the Arts, Exhibition and Residency (1989), New Smyrna Beach, Florida, 1988-1989
12
33
Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings (1990), Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, 1989-1991
12
34
Light and Sound (1991), Ianuzzi Gallery, Scottsdale, 1990-1991
12
35
Chi-Rho and Angels/Saints/Chapel of St. John the Baptist (1992), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, 1989-1993
12
36-37
Stephen Antonakos Neon Project for the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts (1993), Cambridge, 1990-1993
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 10
13
1-2
Stephen Antonakos: The Chapel of the Saints (1993), Rhodes , 1991-1993
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 10
13
3-5
Antonakos (1993), Macedonia Museum of Contemporary Art, 1993-1994
13
6-7
Galerie Tanit, Munich (1993), 1993-1994
13
8
Drawings of Stephen Antonakos (1994), Wynn Kramarsky, 1994-1995
13
9
The Recent Drawings of Stephen Antonakos (1995), Paul Cummings Exhibition at the Century Association, 1994-1995
13
10
Antonakos: Chi-Rho and Saints (1995), Corfu, 1995
13
11
The Room (1996), Art Institute of Boston, 1994-1996
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 10 and OV 40
13
12-13
Praise (1997), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens, 1997
13
14
Stephen Antonakos: Inner Light (1997), Smith College Museum of Art, 1995-1998
13
15
Stephen Antonakos: Blue Line Room (1997), Harn Museum of Art, 1996-1998
13
16
Stephen Antonakos (1998) at Jan Abrams Fine Arts and Mitchell Algus Gallery, 1998-1999
13
17
Stephen Antonakos, Artist, Short-Term Fellow of the Humanities Council (1998), Princeton University, 1997-1998
13
18
Neon Chapel for P. S.1 (1999), 1998-1999
13
19
Chapel of the Heavenly Ladder (1999), St. Peter's Church, New York, N.Y., 1998-1999
13
20
Greek Travel Collages (1999), Foundation for Hellenic Culture, New York, 1999
13
21
Blue Cross Meditation Chapel (1999), Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth, 1998-1999
13
22
Stephen Antonakos: Time Boxes 2000 (2000), Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1999-2000
Includes photos of Stephen Antonakos with Daniel Buren, Sol LeWitt and Robert Ryman. Oversized material housed in OV 42
13
23-25
Stephen Antonakos: Public Works - Praise (2000), State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 1999-2001
Oversized material housed in OV 42
13
26-28
Proscenium: A Neon Installation by Stephen Antonakos (2000), Neuberger Museum of Art, 2000-2006
13
29
Museum of Cycladic Art (2000), Athens, 2000-2001
Oversized material housed in OV 42
13
30
Antonakos: Installation for Easter Season (2001), Corpus Christi Church, New York, N.Y., 2001
13
31
Antonakos (2001), Galerie Deinse René, Paris (includes Group Exhibition Neon Neon, 2001), 2001-2002
13
32
Stephen Antonakos, Journey 1998: A Drawing in 72 Units (2003), Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002-2003
13
33-35
Darkness and Light (2003), Astrolavos Gallery, Athens, 2002-2003
14
1-2
Silent Chapel (2003), Onassis Cultural Center, New York, N. Y., 1999-2003
14
3-4
The House (2004), Andros, Greece, 2000-2004
Oversized material housed in OV 42
14
5-9
Stephen Antonakos: Three Spaces/Four Directions (2004), Lafayette College Art Galleries and MCS Gallery, Easton, PA, 2002-2004
Includes 1 videodisc (DVD). DVD title: "Stephen Antonakos: In his studio, Lafayette College, 2004, Grossman Artist."
14
10-11
Stephen Antonakos: Remebrance (2004), 5th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities Archaeological Site of Mystras, 2004-2005
14
12
Stephen Antonakos: Five Decades of Drawing (2005), Art Gallery of the Graducate Center, City University of New York, 2004-2005
14
13
Antonakos: Light, Location, Color, Drawings and Neons (2006), The Drawing Room, East Hampton, 2006-2007
14
14-15
Drawings (2006), Pier Luigi Tazzi, Florence, 2006-2007
14
16
Stephen Antonakos: Drawings (2006), Le Consortium Centre d'Art Contemporain, 2006-2009
14
17
Stephen Antonakos (2006), Galleria Bonomo, Bari, 2004-2007
14
18
Recurrence: Antonakos at the Hellenic American Union (2007), Athens, 2006-2007
14
19-23
Antonakos (2007), Citronne Gallery, Poros, Greece, 2007-2008
14
24-26
Kalfayan Gallery, Athens (2007), 2007
14
27-28
Stephen Antonakos: A Retrospective (2007-2008), Benaki Museum, Athens
Catalog, 2007
14
29
Contract, 2007
14
30
Correspondence, 1999-2007
14
31-33
Correspondence, 2007-2008
15
1-8
Correspondence with Valerie Kontakos, 2006-2007
15
9
Essays and Exhibition Texts, 2006-2007
15
10-12
Layout, 2007
Oversized material housed in OV 40
15
13
Lists, 2006-2007
15
14-15
Packing Receipts, 2007
15
16
Photographs, Costs, 2006-2007
15
17-18
Printed Matter, 2007-2008
15
19-20
Stephen Antonakos: Here and Beyond (2008), David Krut Projects and Jim Kempner Fine Art, 2008
2 exhibitions and a book: 151 Images and An Essay
15
21-25
Stephen Antonakos Retrospective (2008), Allentown Art Museum, 2007-2008
Oversized material housed in OV 42
15
26-31
Antonakos: New Wall Works (2008), Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, 2008
15
32
Stephen Antonakos: Darkness and Light (2008-2009), Savannah College of Art and Design, 2008-2009
15
33-34
Antonakos: Whites (2010), Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2009-2010
16
1
Antonakos: Concrete Color (2010), Kalfayan Galleries, Thessaloniki, 2010
16
2
Antonakos: The Search (2011), The Elaiourgeio, Elefsina, Greece, 2011-2013
16
3-9
Stephen Antonakos: Spaces (2011), Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2010-2011
16
10
Stephen Antonakos: 2 Neons and 12 Drawings (2013), The Drawing Room, East Hampton, 2012-2013
16
11-12
Stephen Antonakos: Pillows, 1962-1963 and Panel Discussion (2013), Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2013
16
13-14
Stephen Antonakos: Four Directions (2013), Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, 2013
16
15
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons/Athens/1977 from Box 11, Folder 43-44
24
9
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons/Athens/1977 from Box 11, Folder 47
24
9
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons-Drawings-Collages/Munchen/1980 from Box 12, Folder 6
24
9
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons-Drawings-Collages/Munchen/1980 from Box 1, Folder 6
24
9
Oversized Retrospective from Box 12, Folder 7
24
9
Oversized Stephen Antonakos from Box 12, Folder 12
24
10
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Drawings from Box 12, Folders 20-21
24
10
Oversized Stephen Antonakos Neon Project for the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts from Box 13, Folder 1-2
24
10
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: The Chapel of the Saints from Box 13, Folders 3-5
24
10
Oversized The Room from Box 13, Folders 12-13
24
10
Oversized Layout from Box 15, Folder 13
OV 40
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: New Works/1982 from Box 12, Folders 8-11
OV 40
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Neons and Works on Paper from Box 12, Folders 15-17
OV 40
Oversized The Room from Box 13, Folders 12-13
OV 40
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Six Corner Neons from Box 11, Folders 25-26
OV 41
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Incomplete Square Neons, Incomplete Circle Neons from Box 11, Folder 34
OV 41
Oversized Neons from Box 11, Folder 38
OV 41
Oversized Incomplete Neon Circles from Box 11, Folder 42
OV 41
Oversized Antonakos: Neons For the University of Massachusetts from Box 11, Folders 49-51
OV 41
Oversized Neons/Drawings/Chicago/1978 from Box 12, Folder 1
OV 41
Oversized Neons/Paris/1979 (1979) from Box 12, Folders 3-4
OV 41
Oversized Stephen Antonakos from Box 12, Folder 13-14
OV 42
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Time Boxes 2000 from Box 13, Folder 23-25
OV 42
Oversized Stephen Antonakos: Public Works - Praise from Box 13, Folders 26-28
OV 42
Oversized Museum of Cycladic Art from Box 13, Folder 30
OV 42
Oversized The House from Box 14, Folders 5-9
OV 42
Oversized Stephen Antonakos Retrospective from Box 15, Folders 26-31
OV 42
5.2: Group Exhibitions, 1960-2014
Description Container
New Media, New Forms I and II (1960), Martha Jackson Gallery, 1960
16
16
Contemporary American Sculpture-Selection I (1966), Whitney Museum of American Art, 1965-1966
16
17
KunstLichtKunst (1966), Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 1965-1966
16
18-19
Neon Sculpture (1967), Fischbach Gallery, 1967-1968
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
16
20
Light and Motion (1967), Worcester Art Museum, 1967
16
21
Luminism (1967), The Artists Club, New York, N.Y., 1967
16
22
Light/Motion/Space (1967), Walker Art Center, 1967
16
23
The Magic Theater (1968), Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum, 1968-1970
16
24-25
American Sculpture (1970), Sheldon Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1970
16
26
Contemporary American Sculpture (1970), Annual Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970
16
27
Works in Spaces (1973), San Francisco Museum of Art, 1973
16
28-29
Sculpture Off the Pedestal (1973), Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1972-1974
Oversized material housed in OV 42
16
30-31
Eight Artists, Eight Attitudes, Eight Greeks (1975), The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1975
Oversized material housed in OV 43
16
32-34
Monumental Sculpture: Houston 1975 (1975), 1975
Oversized material housed in OV 43
16
35
Group Show (1975), John Weber Gallery, 1975-1976
16
36
Emilio Rebora (1975), Genova, 1975
16
37
Line (1976), Visual Arts Museum and the Philadelphia College of Art, 1975-1976
16
38
Private Notations: Artist's Sketchbooks II (1976), Philadelphia College of Art, 1976
Oversized material housed in OV 43
16
39
Sculptor's Drawings (1976), Fine Arts Building, New York, 1976
16
40
Rooms P. S. 1 (1976), The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., 1976
Oversized material housed in OV 43
17
1
Cows (1976), The Queens Museum (Film from Fresno Exhibition), 1976
17
2
Broxton Gallery (1976), 1976-1977
17
3
Time (1977), Philadelphia College of Art, 1977
17
4
Noemata: Contemporary Greek American Artists (1977), Community Gallery, Brooklyn Museum , 1977
17
5
Greek Art America (1978), Museum of Fine Arts, 1978
17
6
Group Show (1978), Galerie Nancy Gillespie-Elisabeth De Laage, Paris, 1977-1978
17
7
Aspects of Minimal Art (1978), Julian Pretto Gallery, New York, N.Y, 1978
17
8
A Shade of Light (1978), M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1978
17
9
Drawing (1979), Hal Bromm Gallery, 1979
17
10
The Minimal Tradition (1979), Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, 1978-1979
17
11
Aspects of the '70s: Sitework (1980), Wellesley College Museum, 1979-1981
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
17
12
1960's Light Sculpture (1980), University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1980
17
13
Aspects of Fire (1980), Frank Marino Gallery, 1980
17
14
Atlanta Airport Art Collection, Other Works (1980), The Third Floor, 1980
17
15
Urban Encounters: Art Architecture Audience (1980), Institute of Contemporary Art, 1980-1984
Oversized material housed in OV 45
17
16
Projects at the Precinct (1981), Creative Time, Inc., New York, N.Y., 1981
17
17
murs/tensions/lumiere (1981), American Center for Students and Artists, Paris, 1981
17
18
Summer Light (1981), Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981
17
19
Clocktower Exhibitions, P. S. 1, New York, 1981
17
20
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition (1982), Waver Hill, Bronx, 1981-1982
17
21
29th Arts Festival of Atlanta 1982, City of Atlanta Visual Arts Division, 1981-1982
17
22
From A to Z: Impossible Sculpture for Sacramento (1982), Little Gallery, Sacramento City College, 1982
17
23
Fireworks (1983), High Museum of Art, Atlanta (cancelled), 1981-1983
17
24
Drawing: An Exploration of Line (1983), Maryland Institute College of Art, 1982-1983
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
17
25
Electra (1983), Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1982-1987
Oversized material housed in OV 44
17
26-27
Europalia 1982: Greek Art Today (1983), Societe Des Expositions Du Palais Des Beaux-Arts Asbl, Brussels, 1981-1983
17
28
Illumination (1983), Museum of Modern Art, 1983
17
29
Group Show (1984), Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield
17
30
Connections: Science Into Art (1984), Summit Art Center, 1984
17
31
The New York Art Experience (1984), Modern Art Consultants, New York, 1984
17
32
Group Show (1984), Carpenter & Hochman Gallery, Dallas, 1984
17
33
The Success of Failure (1984), Diane Brown Gallery, New York, N.Y., 1984
17
34
Ten (1985), University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst , 1985-1987
17
35
The Maximal Implications of the Minimal Line (1985), The Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, 1984-1985
17
36
Diversity-New York Artists (1985), Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, 1985
17
37
Glass in the Environment, Conference (1986), 1985-1986
17
38
Mathematics in Art in the Last 30 Years (1986), Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Germany, 1986
17
39
Athena Foundation 1977-1986 (1986), Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island, 1986
17
40
19th Sao Paulo International Biennial (1987), 1985-1987
Oversized material housed in OV 45
17
41-42
Neon: News Artistic Expressions (1987), The Bruce Museum, Greewich, 1986-1987
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
17
43-44
Images Du Futur '88 (1988), Cite des Artes et Des Nouvelles Technologies de Montreal, 1987-1988
Oversized material housed in OV 44
17
45
Sixteen Cubes (1988), Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988
17
46
Architectural Art (1988), American Craft Museum, 1987-1988
17
47
Light Exhibition (1988), Centro Cultural Art Contemporaneo, 1988
17
48
Drawings: Stephen Antonakos; Madeleine Hatz: Paintings (1988), Bali Miller, New York, N.Y., 1987-1988
17
49
Artists of the Book 1988: A Facet of Modernism (1988), Boston Athenaem, 1987-1988
17
50
Artec '89 (1989), International Biennale in Nagoya, Japan, 1986-1990
17
51-54
Light Materials: Works in Radiance (1989), Phyllis Rothman Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson, University of Madison, NJ, 1989
17
55
Mediterraneo per l'Arte Contemporanea (1989), Bari, 1989
17
56
Palazzo Durini (1989), Milan, 1989
17
57
The American Rainbow (1989), Galerie 1900-2000, Paris (Not done), 1989-1990
18
1
Color in Art (1990), Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, 1990
18
2
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture (1990), American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1989-1990
18
3
The Color Blue (1990), Heidelberger Kunstverein, 1988-1990
18
4
Books as Art (1991), Boca Raton Museum of Art, 1991
18
5
Swiss Touch (1991), Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, 1990-1991
18
6
Artists at Home (1991), Bill Bace Gallery, 1991
18
7
Metamorphosis of Modernity: The Greek Experience (1992), National Gallery, Athens, 1992
18
8
Butler Institute of American Art (1992), 1991-1992
18
9
Time is a child moving pieces in a game, the kingship is in the hands of a child (1995), Municipal Gallery, Athens, 1994-1995
18
10
Zappeion, Athens, Curated by Zoe Kosmidou (1995), 1994-1995
18
11
Faret Tachikawa: City and Art Today (1996), Prague, 1996
18
12
Venice Biennale (1997), 1995-2000
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11 and OV 44
18
13-15
Neuberger Museum of Art 1997 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, 1996-1998
18
16
Paper + (1998), Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, N.Y., 1998-2000
18
17
Modern Odysseys: Greek American Artists of the 20th Century (1999), Queens Museum of Art, 1997-2001
Oversized material housed in OV 45
18
18-19
Israeli Opera House, Jerusalem, Organized by Michael Levin (1999), 1998-1999
18
20
Art of Glass (1999), Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, 1998-1999
18
21
Shape and Content (1999), William Paterson University, 1999
18
22
Intimate Rituals and Personal Devotions: Spiritual Art Through the Ages (2000), Samuel P Harn Museum of Art, 1999-2000
18
23
Modern Odysseys: Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century (2000), State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 2000-2001
18
24
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture (2001), American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2000-2001
18
25
Reflections of Freedom (2001), Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (The Chapel of the Theotokos), 2000-2002
18
26-27
Glossalgia (2001), Hellenic American Union, Athens
18
28-29
Book Mythologies: Contemporary Greek Artists (2001), Frankfurt, 2001
18
30
There is a Light That Never Goes Out (2002), Pordenone, Italy, 2002
18
31
18
31
Architecture for One (2002), Five Myles, Brooklyn, 2002
18
32
The Magic of Light (2002), Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 2000-2002
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
18
33-34
Unforgettable (2002), Chelsea Studio Gallery, 2002
19
1
Oi Protoporoi (2002), Leonidas Beltsios, Trikala, Greece, 2000-2002
19
2
A Happening Place (2003), The Galleries at the Gershman Y, Philadelphia, 2002-2003
19
3
Infinite Possibilities: Serial Imagery in 20th Century Drawings (2004), Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, 2004
19
4
Periplo del Mediterraneo (2004), Maestri e nuove espressioni tra Genova 3e Istanbul, 2004-2005
19
5-6
The 179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art (2004), National Academy, 2003-2004
19
7
Disegnare il Marmo-41 International Artists for Carrara (2004), Comune Di Carrara, Italy, 2004-2007
19
8
Five Artists, Five Faiths: Spirituality in Contemporary Art (2004), Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2001-2009
19
9-11
Columns and Pillars (2005), European Cultural Centro of Delphi, 2005
19
12
Tennessee State Museum, Loan of Untitled (for Sally Yard) (2005), 1981-2005
19
13
Stephen Antonakos and Ronald Bladen: Drawings from the 60s and the 70s (2008), Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dűsseldorf, 2008-2011
19
14
Bijoux d'artists, L'art vous va si bien/Artists jewels; Art looks good on you (2008), Roubax La Piscine Musée D'Art et D'Industrie André Diligent, 2007-2008
19
15
Abstract Alternatives (2009), Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, 2009
19
16
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts and Award (2009), American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2008-2009
19
17
184th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Art (2009), National Academy Museum, Exhibition and Award, 2008-2009
19
18
Drawing Itself (2009), Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 2009
19
19
Drawings Exhibition (2009), Studio Tresorio, Naples, 2006-2009
19
20
The Drawing Room (2010), East Hampton, 2009-2010
19
21
Savannah College of Art and Design (2011), 2011
19
22
Works on Paper (2011), Cream Contemporary, 2011
19
23
Polyglossia (2011), Onassis Foundation, Athens, 2010-2011
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
19
24
See the Light (2011), Espace Louis Vuitton, Hong Kong, 2011
Includes born-digital records, see ER05
19
25
See the Light (2011), Espace Louis Vuitton, Hong Kong, Digital Photographs, 2019
0.094 Gigabytes
39 computer files
ER05
The Pop Object: The Still Life Tradition in Pop Art (2013), Acquavella Galleries, 2012-2013
19
26
Correspondances (2013), Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2012-2013
19
27
Dynamo: A Century of Light and Movement in Art, 1913-2013 (2013), Grand Palais, 2012-2013
19
28-29
4th Thessalonki Biennale of Contemporary Art (2013), State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013
19
30
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1 (2013), Industry City, Sunset Park, 2013-2014
Oversized material housed in Box 24, Folder 11
19
31
"Cuts" Exhibition (2013), The Drawing Room, East Hampton, 2013
19
32
Julian Pretto Gallery (2013), Minus Space, 2013
19
33
Primary Sources: Documenting SVA and the New York Art World, 1966-1985 (2013), SVA Chelsea Gallery, 2013
19
34
Approaching Infinity: The Richard Green Collection of Meticulous Abstraction (2013), Crocker Art Museum, 2008-2013
19
35
Oversized Neon Sculpture from Box 16, Folder 20
24
11
Oversized Aspects of the '70s: Sitework from Box 17, Folder 12
24
11
Oversized Drawing: An Exploration of Line from Box 17, Folder 25
24
11
Oversized Neon: News Artistic Expressions from Box 17, Folders 43-44
24
11
Oversized Venice Biennale from Box 18, Folders 13-16
24
11
Oversized The Magic of Light from Box 18, Folders 33-34
24
11
Oversized Polyglossia from Box 19, Folder 24
24
11
Oversized Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1 from Box 19, Folder 31
24
11
Oversized Sculpture Off the Pedestal from Box 16, Folder 30-31
OV 42
Oversized Eight Artists, Eight Attitudes, Eight Greeks from Box 16, Folder 32-34
OV 43
Oversized Monumental Sculpture: Houston 1975 from Box 16, Folder 35
OV 43
Oversized Private Notations: Artist's Sketchbooks II from Box16, Folder 39
OV 43
Oversized Rooms P. S. 1 from Box 17, Folder 1
OV 43
Oversized Electra from Box 17, Folders 26-27
OV 44
Oversized Images Du Futur '88 from Box 17, Folder 45
OV 44
Oversized Venice Biennale from Box 18, Folders 13-16
OV 44
Oversized Urban Encounters: Art Architecture Audience from Box 17, Folder 18
OV 45
Oversized 19th Sao Paulo International Biennial from Box 17, Folders 41-42
OV 45
Oversized Modern Odysseys: Greek-American Artists of the 20th Century from Box 18, Folders 18-19
OV 45

Series 6: Printed Material , 1959-2013
3.3 Linear feet
Boxes 19-23, OVs 46-47

Printed material includes announcements and catalogs for solo and group exhibitions, press and publicity clippings from magazines and newspapers, 9 publications about or including Antonakos, and posters for exhibitons, some of which may be duplicated in Series 5: Exhibition Files.
Of note is a poster for an exhibition not documented elsewhere: Antonakos: Exhibition of Sewlages at Avant Garde Gallery (1959), which demonstrated the artist's exploration of assembling a variety of materials into constructions he named "Sewlages;" and a poster for Fire Hole (1971) at Madison Art Center which has a center burn image created by actually burning paper to reflect the concept of the exhibition, that 20 drawings executed in April 1971 by Antonakos at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were to be stacked and burned at the conclusion of the exhibition and the remains sent to the artist.
Also found are 2 small edition silkscreens hand-cut by the artist: one for Neons for the University of Massachusetts (1978) and one for the graduation recital of the artist's son, Stephen B. Antonakos, at Purchase College (1980).
Description Container Select
Announcements and Catalogs, 1959-1966
19
36-42
Announcements and Catalogs, 1967-1984
20
1-24
Announcements and Catalogs, 1986-2008
21
1-27
Announcements and Catalogs, 2009-2013
22
1-5
Posters, 1959-2008
Oversized material housed in OVs 46-47
22
6
Press
22
7-32
Published Books
Modern Painting: The Movements, The Artists, Their Work (Davis Publications, Inc., 1970), 1970
22
33
Oltreluce: Metafore e Forme Della Luce, 1960-1990 (Marisa Vescova, 1990), 1990
22
34
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection (San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, 1990), 1990
22
35
In Artists' Homes: The Living Spaces of Contemporary Artists by Roberta Kimmel (Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1992)
22
36
Art of the Electronic Age by Frank Popper (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1993), 1993
22
37
The Light Artist Anthology: Neon and Related Media by Christian Schiess (ST Publications, 1994)
22
38
Proceedings of Sculpture in the City Conference, Athens, 1995
22
39
Stephen Antonakos by Irving Sandler (Hudson Hills Press, Inc., 1999), 1999
23
1
Minimal Art by Daniel Marzona (Taschen, 2006), 2006
23
2
560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection At Work, 1991-2006, Edited by Amy Eshoo (Fifth Floor Foundation, 2008), 2008
23
3
Oversized Posters from Box 22, Folder 7
OVs 46-47

Series 7: Photographs , 1932-2013
0.5 Linear feet
Box 23

Photographs of Antonakos and others include Antonakos as a boy with family; with Naomi Spector Antonakos and Ronald Bladen during installation of Works in Spaces (1973); with Richard Koshalek during installation of Ten Outdoor Neons (1974) at the Fort Worth Art Museum; with daughter Evangelina Mary Spector Antonakos and Sebastian Adler (1980); in the church of the village of his birth, Agios Nikolaos (1990s); and in a portrait by George Kokkinos.
Also found are photographs of artwork, most produced on a photographic printer as 8 x 10 images or as smaller images embedded in lists with accompanying information about the artwork, including some instructions for hanging.
One folder contains a list with embedded images of all of Antonakos's public works, distinguishing between permanent commissions and temporary large Public Works. There is also a document titled "Drawing Survey, 1950s-2012" with embedded images of Antonakos's drawings.
Series includes sample images of artwork in digital format.
Description Container Select
Of Antonakos and Others, 1932-2011
23
4
Of Artwork
Books, 1980s
23
5
Canvases, 1985-1986
23
6
Chapels, Rooms and Chapel Models, 1973-2010
23
7
Collages and Travel Collages, 1987-2002
23
8
"Direct" Neons, 1970s
23
9
Drawing Survey, 1950s-2012
23
10
Early Neons, 1960s
23
11
Early Work, 1957-1960s
23
12
Furniture, 1967-2003
23
13
Neon Panels, 1989-2007
23
14
Postcards, 2010, 1960s-1970s
23
15
Prints, 1968-1988
23
16
Public Works, 1973-2011
23
17
Reliefs, 1985-2013
23
18
Various Sample Images, Digital Photographs, 2014
0.431 Gigabytes
112 computer files
ER06
Walls, 1967-2008
23
20

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