Bill Stamets collection

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

9 reels of 16mm film totaling 8,101 feet, consisting of 6 films by Stan Brakhage and 3 films made by Chicago filmmaker Tom Palazzolo (who often collaborated with Bill Stamets).

Biographical Historical Note

Tom Palazzolo is a Chicago-based experimental filmmaker and painter Stan Brakhage was an American non-narrative filmmaker who is considered one of the most important figures in 20th-century experimental film.


Additional Notes

Related collection: Center Cinema Cooperative records, Chicago History Museum.