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Tom Marioni papers, 1975-2018

Marioni, Tom, 1937-

Conceptual artist


Collection Information

Size: 6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of conceptual and performance artist Tom Marioni measure 6.0 linear feet and date from 1975-2018. A majority of the collection consists of photographs of weekly performances of The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art. Also included are visitor books from performances, printed material, and a set of three vinyl records entitled "Vision #4: Word of Mouth," with Marioni featured along with five other artists.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tom Marioni (1937- ) is a conceptual and performance artist in San Francisco, California.


Donated 2018 by Tom Marioni.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Tom Marioni papers, 1975-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.