Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
13 documents - page 1 of 1

Printed Matter, Inc. records

Creator:
Printed Matter, Inc.  Search this
Names:
Davis, Douglas  Search this
DeAk, Edit  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide, 1951-  Search this
Huebler, Douglas  Search this
Lawler, Louise  Search this
LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007  Search this
Linn, Nancy  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Nonas, Richard, 1936-  Search this
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Sischy, Ingrid  Search this
Spiegelman, Art  Search this
Stuart, Michelle, 1933-  Search this
Tacha, Athena, 1936-  Search this
Weiner, Lawrence, 1942-  Search this
Extent:
24.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Architectural drawings
Date:
1970-1990
Summary:
The records of Printed Matter, Inc., a non-profit artists' book publisher and distributor in New York, measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1990. Documentation on this organization includes artist, distributor, and client files; inventory records; legal and administrative records; general correspondence; ledgers, invoices, and other financial records; files arranged by subject; and architectural drawings of the interior office space. The administrative correspondence scattered across the various series shows Printed Matter's philosophy, operations, and relationships to artists. Many early notes and minutes are in Sol LeWitt's handwriting. Among the names to be found in the files are former staff members Edith deAk, Mike Glier, Nancy Linn, Ingrid Sischy, and Nancy Princenthal; founders Sol LeWitt and Lucy Lippard; and contracted artists, such as Douglas Davis, Heidi Fasnacht, Jenny Holzer, Douglas Huebler, Louise Lawler, Richard Nonas, Martha Rosler, Ed Ruscha, Art Spiegelman, Michelle Stuart, Athena Tacha, and Lawrence Weiner.
Scope and Contents:
The records of Printed Matter, Inc., a non-profit artists' book publisher and distributor in New York, measure 24.9 linear feet and date from 1970 to 1990. Documentation on this organization includes artist, distributor, and client files; inventory records; legal and administrative records; general correspondence; ledgers, invoices, and other financial records; files arranged by subject; and architectural drawings of the interior office space. The administrative correspondence scattered across the various series shows Printed Matter's philosophy, operations, and relationships to artists. Many early notes and minutes are in Sol LeWitt's handwriting. Among the names to be found in the files are former staff members Edith deAk, Mike Glier, Nancy Linn, Ingrid Sischy, and Nancy Princenthal; founders Sol LeWitt and Lucy Lippard; and contracted artists, such as Douglas Davis, Heidi Fasnacht, Jenny Holzer, Douglas Huebler, Louise Lawler, Richard Nonas, Martha Rosler, Ed Ruscha, Art Spiegelman, Michelle Stuart, Athena Tacha, and Lawrence Weiner.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series.

Artist Files, circa 1970-1990 (Boxes 1-3; 3.0 linear feet)

Distributor Files, 1976-1988 (Boxes 4-6; 3.0 linear feet)

Client Files, 1971-1989 (Boxes 7-8; 2.0 linear feet)

Inventory Cards, circa 1970s-1980s (Boxes 9-10; 2.0 linear feet)

Legal and Administrative Records, 1976-1989 (Boxes 11-13; 2.6 linear feet)

Correspondence, 1975-1986 (Boxes 13-14; 0.7 linear feet)

Subject Files, 1972-1990 (Boxes 14-20; 6.0 linear feet)

Financial Records, 1975-1989 (Boxes 20-25; 5.5 linear feet)

Architectural Drawings, circa 1985 (OV 26; 0.1 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Printed Matter, Inc., a non-profit artists' book publisher and distributor in New York was established in 1976 by Sol LeWitt, Lucy Lippard, and others. The organization grew from a small business coalition of artists into the largest facility dedicated to publications made by artists in book form. By 1986, Printed Matter had published or disseminated books by more than 1800 artists. Its history also mirrors the trajectory of the downtown art scene in the 1970s and 1980s, for which it became a matrix, an outlet, and a representative.
Provenance:
Donated in 2001 by David Platzker for Printed Matter, Inc.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Publishers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Architectural drawings
Citation:
Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1970-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.prinmati
See more items in:
Printed Matter, Inc. records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-prinmati
Online Media:

Dorothy Goldeen Gallery records

Creator:
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Altoon, John, 1925-  Search this
Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-  Search this
Benton, Fletcher, 1931-  Search this
Bergman, Ciel, 1938-  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak, 1947-  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Cho, Tŏk-hyŏn, 1957-  Search this
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide, 1951-  Search this
Hudson, Robert, 1938-  Search this
La Noue, Terence  Search this
Lipski, Donald, 1947-  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-2006  Search this
Paschke, Ed  Search this
Rath, Alan, 1959-  Search this
Raymond, Zizi, 1960-  Search this
Reinoso, Pablo, 1955-  Search this
Extent:
16.2 Linear feet
2.52 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Date:
1960-circa 2014
bulk 1987-1996
Summary:
The records of Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, based in Southern California, measure 16.2 linear feet and 2.52 GB and date from 1960 to circa 2014, with the bulk of the items dating from 1987 to 1996. The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, operated from 1986-1996 and featured the work of prominent contemporary artists, such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, John Altoon, Fletcher Benton, Howard Ben Tre, Ciel Bergman, Squeak Carnwatch, Dale Chihuly, Duck-Hyun Cho, Roy De Forest, Heidi Fasnacht, Robert Hudson, Terence La Noue, Donald Lipski, Nam June Paik, Ed Paschke, Alan Rath, Zizi Raymond, Pablo Reinoso, among many others. The collection includes correspondence, scattered administration records, exhibition files, extensive artists' files that also include many video recordings, financial and legal records, printed and digital materials, and photographic materials.
Scope and Contents:
The records of Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, based in Southern California, measure 16.2 linear feet and 2.52 GB and date from 1960 to circa 2014, with the bulk of the items dating from 1987 to 1996. The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, operated from 1986-1996 and featured the work of prominent contemporary artists, such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, John Altoon, Fletcher Benton, Howard Ben Tre, Ciel Bergman, Squeak Carnwatch, Dale Chihuly, Duck-Hyun Cho, Roy De Forest, Heidi Fasnacht, Robert Hudson, Terence La Noue, Donald Lipski, Nam June Paik, Ed Paschke, Alan Rath, Zizi Raymond, Pablo Reinoso, among many others. The collection includes correspondence, scattered administration records, exhibition files, extensive artists' files that also include many video recordings, financial and legal records, printed and digital materials, and photographic materials.

Correspondence is with artists, museums, galleries, and collectors regarding exhibitions, sales, and acquisitions of artwork. Administration records include appraisals, mailing lists, materials related to gallery events, a rolodex, and a list of artist contracts. Exhibition files are found for only a few of the gallery's exhibitions, including American Artists in Jewelry (1987), Private Reserve (1988), Fresh Visions 1 (1989), Fresh Visions 2 (1989), and Multiple Parts (1994).

There are extensive artists' files containing correspondence, printed and digital material, resumes, slides, and photographs documenting the gallery's relationship with and exhibitions of many prominent artists. These files also contain numerous audio and video recordings of interviews with artists, exhibitions, documentaries, and video art.

Financial and legal records mostly consist of sales records of artwork by various artists, in addition to materials on a lawsuit, a sublease for exhibition space, and a few invoices.

Printed materials include Dorothy Goldeen Gallery press releases, exhibition announcements, press reviews, newsletters, clippings, and one videocassette of a broadcast news program.

Photographic materials mostly consist of slides and transparencies of artwork by artists represented by the gallery. There are a few images of the gallery building.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1979-2012 (1.1 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 2: Administration Records, circa 1987-circa 2010 (0.6 linear feet; Box 2)

Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1987-1995 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 4: Artists' Files, 1961-2007 (12.1 linear feet; Boxes 3-14, OV 17-18, 2.52 GB; ER01-ER02)

Series 5: Financial and Legal Records, 1987-2005 (0.8 linear feet; Box 15)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1986-2014 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 15-16)

Series 7: Photographic Material, 1960-2005 (0.8 linear feet; Box 16)
Biographical / Historical:
The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery (1987-1996) was an art gallery in Santa Monica, California, founded by Dorothy Goldeen.

Dorothy Goldeen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied sculpture and textile design. In 1973, Goldeen began her career in the arts working in San Francisco, California at the Hansen Fuller Gallery which later became Fuller Goldeen Gallery.

In 1987, Goldeen moved to Los Angeles and founded the Dorothy Goldeen Gallery. Historically significant artists such as Magdalena Abakanowicz and Nam June Paik were represented by her gallery as well as influential, emerging Los Angeles artists. Other notable artists include Robert Arneson, Paul Kos, Ed Paschke, and Alan Rath.

In 1996, Goldeen closed her gallery and launched the Dorothy Goldeen Art Advisory in Santa Monica. Goldeen often travels internationally as an art consultant for private and institutional clients, advising them on the acquisition and resale of art.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has an oral history interview with Dorothy Goldeen conducted by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp in 2014.
Provenance:
The Dorothy Goldeen Gallery records were donated by Dorothy Goldeen to the Archives of American Art in 2 installments in 2003 and 2014.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce all correspondence must be obtained from Dorothy Goldeen.
Rights:
All correspondence: Permission to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Dorothy Goldeen. 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.
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Santa Monica  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery Records, 1960-circa 2014, bulk 1987-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dorogolg
See more items in:
Dorothy Goldeen Gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dorogolg
Online Media:

Strike : Petah Coyne, Ellen Driscoll, Heide Fasnacht, Carol Hepper / curated by Judith Page

Author:
Page, Judith 1946-  Search this
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Driscoll, Ellen  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Hepper, Carol 1953-  Search this
Valencia Community College  Search this
Subject:
Coyne, Petah  Search this
Driscoll, Ellen  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Hepper, Carol 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
15 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1988
©1988
20th century
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Nature in art  Search this
Nature (Aesthetics)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985372

Heide Fasnacht : fuzzy logic / with a text by Ingrid Schaffner

Title:
Fuzzy logic
Author:
Schaffner, Ingrid  Search this
Bill Maynes Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : col. ill. ; 14 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
C1997
Call number:
N6537.F33 S33 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_701281

After nature : sculpture by Bård Breivik, Heide Fasnacht, Martin Puryear, Scott Richter, Mia Westerlund Roosen, Robert Therrien, Steve Wood / curated by Steven Henry Madoff

Author:
Madoff, Steven Henry  Search this
Breivik, Bård 1948-  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941-  Search this
Richter, Scott 1943-  Search this
Roosen, Mia Westerlund 1942-  Search this
Therrien, Robert 1947-  Search this
Wood, Steve  Search this
Germans Van Eck Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Breivik, Bård 1948-  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941-  Search this
Richter, Scott 1943-  Search this
Roosen, Mia Westerlund 1942-  Search this
Therrien, Robert 1947-  Search this
Wood, Steve  Search this
Physical description:
[6] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1986
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Call number:
NB198 .A325 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_738627

Heide Fasnacht : strange attractors

Author:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Anderson Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Women sculptors  Search this
Call number:
NB237.F355 A4 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_772462

Heide Fasnacht : 17 November--22 December 1990

Author:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Doktorczyk-Donohue, Marlena  Search this
Germans Van Eck Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : ill., (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
Call number:
N6537.F33 A4 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_790672

Heide Fasnacht : drawn to sublime / text by Nancy Princenthal

Title:
Drawn to sublime
Author:
Princenthal, Nancy  Search this
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Kent Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Call number:
N6537.F33 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_792532

Blueprint of a Lost Animal #4, (For SHA), (sculpture)

Title:
For SHA, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Paint and wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
On loan to Cincinnati Art Museum Eden Park Cincinnati Ohio 45202-1596 Accession Number: 58.1984
Lent by RSM Company Cincinnati Ohio
Date:
1984
Topic:
Animal  Search this
State of Being--Evil--Lost  Search this
Control number:
IAS 40800014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300910

Storm Windows (Blue Moot), (sculpture)

Title:
Blue Moot, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Paint and wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
On loan to Cincinnati Art Museum Eden Park Cincinnati Ohio 45202-1596 Accession Number: 16.1985
Lent by RSM Company Cincinnati Ohio
Date:
1981
Topic:
Architecture--Detail--Window  Search this
Control number:
IAS 40800046
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300942

Pell Mell II, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Wood with India ink
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street Columbus Ohio 43215 Accession Number: 86.9
Date:
1985
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 41140047
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_380254

Portrait, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Laminated wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Amherst College Mead Art Museum Amherst Massachusetts 01002 Accession Number: 2000.413
Date:
1985
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Control number:
IAS 20090082
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_384042

Blueprint #2, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fasnacht, Heide 1951-  Search this
Medium:
Oil on carved laminated wood
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Weatherspoon Art Gallery Spring Garden & Tate Street Greensboro North Carolina 27412 Accession Number: 1986.3829
Date:
1984
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 39210022
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_299074

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By