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Lundberg, Bill, 1942-  Search this
Motion pictures
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.6 Linear feet; 30.47 Gigabytes
The collection is arranged into six series. Series 1: Correspondence, 1975-1993 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1) Series 2: Printed Material, 1975-1999 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1, OV 5) Series 3: Exhibition and Project Files 1975-1990 (0.6 linear feet; Box 1, OV 4) Series 4: Photographs, circa 1975-2000 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1-2) Series 5: Film and Video Installations, 1964-2010 (4.5 linear feet; Boxes 2-3, FC 5-43, 27.49 GB; ER01-ER08) Series 6: Unprocessed Addition, 1975-2019 (2.98 GB)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
The papers of video artist William Lundberg measure 5.6 linear feet and 30.47 GB and date from 1964 to 2019. The papers document his career as a video artist through correspondence; clippings, exhibition announcements, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material; scrapbooks, sketchbooks, and other exhibition and project files; photographs, negatives, and slides of exhibition video stills; and film and video and digital video recordings of source material used in exhibitions. There is a 2.98 GB unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2022 that includes installation clips of film and video sculpture. Each clip includes text with the name of exhibit, year, and a small descriptive note about each. Materials dates from 1975-2019.
William Lundberg papers, 1964-2019. 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.
Use Note:
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:
William Lundberg (1942-) is a video installation artist living in Austin, Texas and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the early 1970s, Lundberg created installations using Super 8 image projections that earned him recognition as a video art pioneer.
Language Note:
The collection is primarily in English, but some of the correspondence and printed material are in German, Italian, and Portuguese.
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by William Lundberg in 2012 and 2022.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art