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8BC records, 1983-1985

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8BC (Organization: New York, N.Y.)
Conboy, Cornelius
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Articles (mostly photocopies) and magazines about 8BC; photographs, mainly of club performances; slides; scrapbooks, and a 331/3 recording, "Poo Poo Bomb." The material was compiled by Cornelius Conboy, and mostly relates to publicity of the club's events. Also found are books and articles on the East Village scene, and other clubs, galleries, and performance spaces operating during the 1980s.
8BC records, 1983-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Multimedia gallery and performance art club; East Village, N.Y., located in the East Village, N.Y., on 8th St. between B and C. Cornelius Conboy was a co-founder and owner. The club opened October 31, 1983, and closed October 20, 1985.
Donated 2000 by Cornelius Conboy, owner of 8BC.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Performance art
Record number:
Art Movements and Schools
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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