Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1975-1991.


Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1975-1991.

Included are artists' files on 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; legal/ personnel files including files for founders Lucy Lippard and Sol LeWitt and former staff members Edith deAk, Mike Glier, Nancy Linn, Ingrid Sischy, and Nancy Princenthal; individual and institutional orders; publicity, distributor and client files; contracts; photographs; proposals; address books; inventory cards arranged by artist; financial records; architectural sketches; and catalogs.

24.9 linear ft.

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Princenthal, Nancy (person)

LeWitt, Sol, 1928-2007 (person)

Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007) Sol LeWitt was born on September 9th, 1928 in Hartford, Connecticut to Eastern European immigrants. His father, a doctor and inventor, died when he was 6. Soon after, he moved with his mother, a nurse, to live with an aunt in New Britain, Connecticut. His mother took him to art classes at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford and he would draw on wrapping paper from his aunt’s grocery store. LeWitt received a BFA from Syracuse University in 1949 (where he made his f...

Printed Matter, Inc. (corporateBody)

Non-profit artists' book publisher and distributor; New York, N.Y. From the description of Printed Matter, Inc. records, 1975-1991. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78412744 ...

Spiegelman, Art, (person)

Glier, Mike (person)

Rosler, Martha (person)

Martha Rosler (1943- ) is a video, photo-text, installation, and performance artist in New York, N.Y. Kathy Goncharov is Director of the Brodsky Center at Rutgers University, N.J. From the description of Oral history interview with Martha Rosler, 2009 May 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710020700 ...

Sischy, Ingrid. (person)

Weiner, Lawrence, 1942- (person)

Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner began his career in the 1960s with innovative installations and video art. Weiner also produced books, films, audio works, and digital media. From the description of Do you believe in water [videorecording] / Lawrence Weiner. [1976] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 727176455 From the description of There but for [videorecording] / Lawrence Weiner. [1980] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 732718257 ...

Tacha, Athéna, 1936- (person)

Athena Tacha (1936- ) is a sculptor, and educator from Oberlin, Ohio. From the description of Athena Tacha papers, 1974-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84302827 Athena Tacha (1936- ) is an environmental artist and photographer in Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with Athena Tacha, 2009 December 4-6 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596888 ...

Stuart, Michelle, 1933-.... (person)

Deak, Edit (person)

Nonas, Richard, 1936-.... (person)

Lawler, Louise (person)

Louise Lawler (born 1947) is a U.S. artist and photographer. From the late 1970s onwards, Lawler’s work has focused on photographing portraits of other artists’ work, giving special attention to the spaces in which they are placed and methods used to make them. Examples of Lawler's photographs include images of paintings hanging on the walls of a museum, paintings on the walls of an art collector's opulent home, artwork in the process of being installed in a gallery, and sculpture in a gallery b...

Linn, Nancy (person)

Ruscha, Edward (person)

Painter (Los Angeles, Calif.). From the description of Edward Ruscha interviews, 1980 Oct. 29 - 1981 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220181902 Edward Ruscha (1937- ) is a painter from Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with Edward Ruscha, 1980 Oct. 29-1981 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 779476975 Edward Ruscha, Painter of Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with Edw...

Huebler, Douglas (person)

b. Ann Arbor, Mich. 1924; d. July 12, 1997. From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)). WorldCat record id: 80187135 ...

Holzer, Jenny, 1950-.... (person)

Jenny Holzer was born in Gallipolis, Ohio in 1950. She received a B.A. from Ohio University in Athens in 1972, and an M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence in 1977. Holzer often uses language in her work, which includes silk-screened paintings, video, and public light projections. From the description of Art breaks [videorecording] / Jenny Holzer. [1990] (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 680518066 Videotape production by Mark Pellington an...

Fasnacht, Heidi, (person)

Lippard, Lucy R., 1937- (person)

Lucy Lippard (born 1937 in New York City) is an American art critic and curator. An early champion of conceptual art, feminist artists, and artists of color, Lippard has authored numerous books on art and art theory. She is a co-founder of Printed Matter, an art book and artist's book shop in New York City, and an original member of the Heresies Collective, a group of feminist artists and critics responsible for the journal Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics. Lippard was educat...

Davis, Douglas (person)