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Some Serious Business records, 1976-1980

Creator:
Some Serious Business (Firm)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6.6 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.
Summary:
This collection includes correspondence with artists, exhibition announcements, flyers, posters, and financial records of the alternative art organization, Some Serious Business that was located in Venice, California.
Citation:
Some Serious Business records, 1976-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art organization; Venice, Calif. Susan Martin, was co-founder in 1976 along with Elizabeth Freeman and Nancy Drew. Some Serious Business was among the leading avant-garde organizations sponsoring and showcasing underground performance/conceptual art and music in the late 1970s.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by Susan Martin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6307
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)223504
AAA_collcode_someserb
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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