Group Material Archive Bulk, 1979-1996 1976-2009

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Group Material Archive Bulk, 1979-1996 1976-2009

Active from 1979-1996, Group Material was an artists' collaboration that produced over forty-five projects addressing a wide range of social, political, and artistic issues. Members included Doug Ashford, Julie Ault, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Mundy McLaughlin, Karen Ramspacher and Tim Rollins, among others. The collective also worked with artists such as Vito Acconci, Mike Glier, Barbara Kruger, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Faith Ringgold, Martha Rosler, Andres Serrano, Nancy Spero, Anton van Dalen, Carrie Mae Weems, and many others. Materials in the collection document the origins, processes and context of Group Material's activities.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Beuys, Joseph

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Wong, Martin

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d. August 12, 1999. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 80725247 ...

Kruger, Barbara, 1945-....

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De Sana, Jimmy

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Kosuth, Joseph

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Hawkins, Yolanda

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McLaughlin, Mundy

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Serrano, Andrés 1950-

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Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Gonzalez-Torres, Felix

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Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009

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Rosler, Martha

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Howland, Rebecca

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Acconci, Vito, 1940-....

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B. 1940. From the description of Vito Acconci artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432004 B. in New York on January 24, 1940. From the description of Vito Acconci : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 440799764 Interviewee Vito Acconci (1940- ) is an installation artist, designer, and architect in Brooklyn, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former director of iCI in N...

Atkinson, Conrad, 1940-....

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McCarty, Marlene, 1957-

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Taylor, Elizabeth

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Smith, Kiki, 1954-....

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Introduction The Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), America's oldest AIDS organization, organized in 1982, serves to educate the public about HIV/AIDS, provide care services for People with AIDS (PWAs), and advocate at all levels of government for fair AIDS policies. It is a volunteer-supported, community-based organization that provides programs to clients and members of the general public regardless of HIV status, gender, or sexual orientation. GMHC was founde...

Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)

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New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Dalen, Anton van, 1938-

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New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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Tseng, Kwong Chi

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Group Material (Firm : New York, N.Y.)

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"Group Material was founded by a number of artists who sought a collaborative practice in which they could fuse their interests in art and politics. The original thirteen members included Tim Rollins, Patrick Brennan, Julie Ault, Mundy McLaughlin, Marybeth Nelson, and Beth Jaker. In 1980 and 1981 Group Material operated a storefront exhibition space on East Thirteenth Street, where it staged a series of shows focused on social themes. After 1981 the group shrunk to three...