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Lippard, Lucy R., 1937-  Search this
Henes, Donna  Search this
Darboven, Hanne  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Edelson, Mary Beth  Search this
Hammond, Harmony  Search this
Andre, Carl  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Pearson, Henry Charles  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Judd, Donald C. (Donald Clarence)  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Printed Matter, Inc.  Search this
Art Workers Coalition  Search this
Political Art Documentation/Distribution (Organization)  Search this
Alliance for Cultural Democracy  Search this
Studio International (Firm)  Search this
University of Colorado  Search this
Sound recordings
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Physical Description:
56.5 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. 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 copy requires advance notice.
The papers of New York and New Mexico writer, art critic, and curator, Lucy R. Lippard, measure 56.5 linear feet and date from the 1930s to 2007, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Over half of the collection consists of correspondence files documenting Lippard's professional relationships with artists, writers, galleries, art institutions, and political organizations, and her interest in conceptual and minimalist art, feminism, and political activism. Also found are Lippard's notes and writings including sound recordings and interviews, teaching and exhibition files, printed material, several works of art, and photographs of artwork and artists. Scattered throughout the collection are a small number of records concerning Lippard's personal life. An addition of 3.0 linear feet donated 2015 includes subject files on feminist and conceptual art as well as land use, development, and local politics and history in New Mexico.
Lucy R. Lippard papers, 1930s-2010, bulk 1960s-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
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Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Lucy Lippard conducted in 2011 March 15, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project.
Biography Note:
Lucy R. Lippard (1937-) is a writer and art critic in New York, New York, and New Mexico.
Lucy R. Lippard donated her papers in several increments between 1972-1995, 2006, and 2015.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Feminism and art  Search this
Artists  Search this
Authors  Search this
Feminism  Search this
New Mexico  Search this
Curators  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art