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Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986

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Creator:
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Subject:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Pozzi, Lucio  Search this
Ryman, Robert  Search this
Schulze, Franz  Search this
Yasuda, Robert  Search this
Lohan, Dirk  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Keister, Steve  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Hafif, Marcia  Search this
Jacobi, Peter  Search this
Jacobi, Ritzi  Search this
Adrian, Dennis  Search this
Brown, Roger  Search this
Close, Chuck  Search this
Danforth, George  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8 Linear feet
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged as one series. Series 1: Interviews with Artists, Collectors, and Curators (Boxes 1-8)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The Museum of Contemporary Art Interviews measure 8 linear feet and contain video interviews with 35 artists, curators, and an art collector, conducted by the staff of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago between 1979 and 1986, on 107 U-Matic videocassettes.
Citation:
Museum of Contemporary Art interviews, 1979-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Some of the video recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and digital copies are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding:
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources' Hidden Collections grant program.
Use Note:
Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago was founded in 1967 with Jan van der Marck as its first Director. The period from 1979 to 1986, represented in the videorecordings in this collection, was a period of physical expansion for the Museum, as well as a period when audiovisual components of artworks and exhibition design were increasingly incorporated into exhibitions and other programming. In 1979, a physical expansion of the museum begun in 1977 was unveiled with the opening of four new galleries, signaling an increased capacity for showing local and emerging contemporary artists and engaging the community.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Michigan -- Detroit  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6840
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208967
AAA_collcode_musecaci
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208967