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Art & Language (Group)  Search this
Charlesworth, Sarah 1947-2013  Search this
Conde, Carol  Search this
Corris, Michael  Search this
Kozlov, Christine  Search this
Lendon, Nigel  Search this
Menard, Andrew  Search this
Ramsden, Paula  Search this
Ramsden, Mel  Search this
National Endowment for the Humanities  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 linear feet
12 audio cassettes (16 hrs. 23 min.) analog 2 5/8 in
Sound recordings
Collection descriptions
Art & Language (1967- 1975) was a group of artists based in England and in New York, N.Y. that focused on Conceptual art. Nigel Lendon, the donor, was a member of the Art & Language New York collective.
Donated 2011 by Nigel Lendon.
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 CondeĢ, 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.
Repository Loc.:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560
(1 shbx, 12 cassettes, digitized) V28N3
(audio digital files: network accessible) NAS09
(AV digital files: portable drive) AVPD04
Communism  Search this
Art--Political aspects  Search this
Social classes  Search this
Politics in art  Search this
Capitalism  Search this
Formalism (Art)  Search this
Structuralism  Search this
Local number:
AAA artlang
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art