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Twelve audio cassettes of six days of meetings, conducted in 1975, by members of the Art & Language group, concerning the future of the group. Participants include Sarah Charlesworth, Carol Condé, Michael Corris, Christine Kozlov, Nigel Lendon, Andrew Menard, Mel Ramsden, and Paula Ramsden among others. Participants discuss Marxism, Capitalism, including class and gender structure in society and other political issues; Art & Language publication, "The Fox"; and the Structuralist and Formalist movements in art. Also mentioned are the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Council.
Art & Language sound recordings, 1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Art & Language (1967- 1975) was a group of artists based in England and New York, N.Y. that focused on Conceptual art.
The collection was donated by Nigel Lendon, one of the participants, in 2011.
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