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Yvonne Rainer papers, 1871-2013 (bulk 1959-2013)

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Rainer (Yvonne) Papers
Series VII. Photography, 1933-2004, undated 18 Linear Feet (35 boxes)
Rainer is pictured in most of the photographs. Where known, the photographers are listed. Includes early portraits and images of Rainer performing, and stills from her films, as well as some images of others.
The black and white photographs include extensive documentation of Rainer's dance performances and rehearsals and also include frame enlargements from her films. Photographers include Peter Moore, Julie Abeles, Al Giese, Susan Horowitz, Babette Mangolte and Ted Wester.
Color photography includes mostly personal photographs and production stills from her films.
Most of the negatives document Rainer's dance performances and rehearsals, including Trio A, North East Passing, Performance Demonstration, The Mind is a Muscle, Connectocut Composite, Continuous Project-Altered Daily, War, Grand Union Dreams and Story of a Woman Who.... Films documented in this section include Journeys from Berlin/ 1971, Privilege and MURDER and murder.
Slides includes portraits of Rainer from 1957-1958, slides used in performances (including North East Passing, Lives of Performers and Performance Around a Woman Who... and Grand Union Dreams), slides from the exhibition Radical Juxtapositions, and personal slides. Slide identifications were taken from notation on slide boxes.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged according to format in four groupings. Each grouping is arranged chronologically, overall. Photographs of much performed works are listed together.
Black and white photographs, 1933-2001
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66 Personal photographs and documents, circa 1933-2001 72 items
Box 66 begins with family photographs from the correspondence file of letters to Rainer's brother, Ivan Rainer, 1953-1959 (12 photographs). The other photographs are mostly images of Rainer; other persons represented in the photographs include the sculptor Ronald Bladen in 1958 (four photographs), the actress Ruth Sobotka in 1961 (one photograph), and Robert Morris.
Photographs of Rainer performing, 1957-2000
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67 Rainer performing with Edith Stephan, circa 1957 1 photograph
Photograph of three unidentified dancers. Photographer: Bela Cseh.
67 Rainer in Louise Gilkes studio, circa 1957 8 photographs
67 Rainer and Nancy Meeham improvising, 1960 9 photographs
Photography credit: Simone Forti.
67 Rainer in an off-off Broadway play, Greenwich Village, New York, circa 1958 2 photographs
67 Anna Halprin workshop, 1960 Summer 1 photograph
Group portrait, includes Rainer.
67 Three Satie Spoons, KQED-TV studio, San Francisco, 1962 4 photographs
Photography credit: Warner Jepson.
67 Ordinary Dance, rehearsal, KQED-TV, San Francisco, 1962 6 photographs
Photography credit: Warner Jepson.
67 Ordinary Dance, performance, KQED-TV, San Francisco, 1962 6 photographs
Photography credit: Warner Jepson.
67 The Bells, KQED-TV, San Francisco, 1962 3 photographs
Photography credit: Warner Jepson.
67 Satie for Two, 1962 11 photographs
Photographs of Rainer and Trisha Brown in a studio.
67 Satie for Two, 92nd St. YMHA, New York, 1962 or 1963 11 items
Photography credit: Vladimir Sladon. Photographs and contact sheets of performance (three pages), and business card of photographer.
67 Rainer in unidentified James Waring dances, Judson Church, circa 1963 4 photographs
67 Three Seascapes, rehearsal, Judson Church, 1963 2 photographs
Photography credit on one print: Robert R. McElroy.
67 Three Seascapes, performance, Judson Church, 1963 3 photographs
Photography credit on one print: Al Giese.
67 Word Words, Judson Church, 1963 Jan 29 3 photographs
Photographs of Rainer and Steve Paxton. Photography credit: Robert R. McElroy; Al Giese.
67 Rainer in Carolee Schneemann's Newspaper Event, Judson Church, 1963 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Giese.
67 Rainer in Gertrude Stein's What Happened, directed by Al Carmines and Lawrence Kornfield, Judson Church, 1963 1 contact sheets
Pictured: Rainer, Aileen Passloff, John Baker.
67 Shorter End of a Small Piece, 1963 Nov 20 1 photograph
Performance image, with structure by Charles Ross. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
67 Treatment of a Peter Moore photograph by Billy Linich (?), circa 1963 2 items
Color and background have been manipulated. Original image is of Rainer in an improvisation with Trisha Brown (not pictured) at George Segal's farm, Yam Day, 1963. Two copies with differing captions. See also seven additional images in Box 86.
67 Publicity photographs for dance concert, Judson Church, 1963 or 1964 4 items
Three prints and one contact sheet. Pictured: Phyllis Lamhut, Albert Reid, Rainer, William Davis.
67 Room Service, Judson Church, 1963 Nov 11-12 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
Terrain, Judson Church, 1963 Apr 27
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68 Yvonne Rainer 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Giese.
68 Love section 8 photographs
Photography credit: Al Giese.
68 Diagonal 7 photographs
Photography credit: Al Giese, Henry Genn.
68 Play 4 photographs
Photography credit: Al Giese
68 Duet Section 8 items
Rainer and Trisha Brown. Includes one photocopy of a photograph. Photographers: Al Giese, V. Sladon.
68 Walking Solo 2 photographs
Judith Dunn and Steve Paxton performing with other dancers watching.
68 Solo Section 4 photographs
Steven Paxton, Rainer, William Davis. Photography credit: Al Giese, Peter Moore.
68 Bach 4 photographs
Photography credit: Al Giese.
68 Death and Sleep 1 photograph
Albert Reid and Trisha Brown. Photography credit: Al Giese.
68 Slow 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Giese. "Bill and Judy."
68 Fast 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Giese.
68 Rainer taking a bow at the end of Terrain 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Giese.
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69 At My Body's House, State University College, New Paltz, New York, 1964 Jan 30 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Three Seascapes, 1st and 2nd sections, Stage 73, New York City, 1964 Mar 24 3 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Three Satie Spoons, Judson Church, 1964 12 photographs
Rainer and Phil Corner.
69 Unidentified, 1964 1 photograph
69 Some Thoughts on Improvisation, Once Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, 1964 Feb 27 1 photograph
69 Dialogues, Stage 73, New York City, 1964 Feb 9 10 photographs
Deborah Hay, Lucinda Childs, Rainer, Judith Dunn. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Rainer, Robert Morris, Europe concert, 1964 7 photographs
Photography credit: Lütfi Ozkök. "Sculpture" written on the verso of one photograph.
Part of a Sextet, 1964-1965
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69 Judson Church, 1964 Jun 30 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, 1965 Mar 7 3 photographs
Rainer and Robert Morris. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
Parts of Some Sextets, 1965-1966
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69 Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, 1965 Mar 7 5 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Rehearsal, New York City, 1965 22 items
In Rainer's and Robert Morris's loft. Photography credit: Al Giese, plus one from publicity dept of Wadsworth Atheneum.
69 Judson Church, 1966 Jan 10 5 photographs
Photography credit: Phil MacMullan, Al Giese, Peter Moore.
69 1966 Mar 25 8 contact sheets
Photography credit: Phil MacMullan.
69 We Shall Run, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, 1965 Mar 7 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore. Deborah Hay, Robert Rauschenberg, Robert Morris, Sally Gross, Joseph Schlichter, Tony Holder, Alex Hay.
69 Untitled Solo, Judson Church, 1965 3 photographs
Rainer in mask. See contact sheets by Phil MacMullan, below.
69 Untitled Solo, and Parts of Some Sextets, Judson Church, 1965 Mar 25 1 contact sheets
One contact sheet with photographs of Untitled Solo and another performance with Rainer and Morris, dancing nude. Photography credit: Phil MacMullan.
69 New untitled Partially Improvised Solo with Pink T-Shirt, Blue Bloomers, Red Ball, and Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1965 Mar 6
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 Rainer back stage at Dick Higgins Opera, Hrusalk, 1965 Dec 1 photograph
Rainer wearing a lead brassiere constructed by Robert Morris.
69 George Brecht photo-collage 1 photograph
Incorporates an image of Rainer by Al Giese from rehearsal of Parts of Some Sextets, above. Label on verso: "from Chap VII of the Book of the Tumbler on Fire: For Yvonne Rainer."
69 Rope Duet, Judson Church, 1, 1966 Jan 10 2 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
69 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering, 1966 1 photograph
Group portrait outside the Armory, New York City. Photographic postcard with photograhy credit: Peter Moore.
69 Carriage Discreteness, 1966 Oct 15 22 items
Rainer's dance performed as part of 9 Evenings. Eight photographs and seven sheets of paper with photocopies of 14 photographs. Photographers: Peter Moore, Elliott Landy.
Trio A, 1965-1981
Most of the images are of Rainer alone. See also negatives in Box 94.
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70 Rainer's studio, New York City, 1965 Nov 26 2 contact sheets
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 Studio photographs, 1965 3 photographs
Photography credit: Zachary Freyman.
70 1966 May 24 3 items
William Davis, David Gordon, and Rainer. Two photographs and one photographic postcard. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 Convalescent Dance (Trio A), Hunter Playhouse, Angry Arts Week, 1967 Feb 2 2 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 Final sequence of The Mind is a Muscle, 1968 1 photograph
70 People's Flag Show, Judson Church, 1970 Nov 9 10 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 First section of The Mind is a Muscle, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1973 5 items
Two photographic prints, three contact sheets.
70 Portland Center for Visual Arts, 1973 2 photographs
70 Theater for the New City, New York City, 16 Mar 1973 2 photographs
John Erdman performing during This is the Story of a.... Photographer: Babette Mangolte.
70 During conversation with Stephen Koch, 1975 ? 1 photograph
70 Stephen Koch, circa 1975 1 photograph
70 Studio photograph of Rainer, 1981 1 photograph
Performance Demonstration, Library and Museum of Performing Arts, 1968 Sep 16
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70 Trio A during Performance Demonstration 6 photographs
Steve Paxton, Rainer, Becky Arnold. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 Rehearsal 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
70 Slides of stairs projected during performance 2 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
Performance Demonstration(?), 1 contact sheets
Negative sheet given this tentative identification; contact sheet was grouped with contact sheets for 1970, 1971 performances. See also negative sheet in Box 94.
The Mind is a Muscle, 1966-1968
See also Trio A in Box 70.
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71 Judson Church, 1966
3 photographs. William Davis, David Cordon, Rainer, Becky Arnold, Barbara Dilley, Peter Saul, Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Trio A, 1st version of The Mind is a Muscle, Judson Church, 1966 May 24
2 photographs. Photography credit: Peter Moore
71 Trio B, 2nd part from 1st version of The Mind is a Muscle, Judson Church, 1966 May 24
2 photographs. Photography credit: Peter Moore
71 Mat rehearsal, for New School, 1967 Sep
2 photographs. Becky Arnold, William Davis for Choreo-concerts at the New School. Photography credit: Julie Abeles.
71 Riverside Church, 1968 Oct 19
2 photographs. Steve Paxton in Trio film, and Becky Arnold, Barbara Dilley on the floor. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Group photo before touring to Brandeis University, 1968
1 photograph.
71 Location unknown 1968
1 photograph. Photography credit: Ted Wester.
Anderson Theater, New York City, 1968 Apr 11
Trio B (Running) rehearsal
1 photograph. Barbara Dilley, Becky Arnold, Gay Delangle. Photography credit: Julie Abeles.
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71 Trio B, 2nd part, rehearsal
6 photographs. Photography credit: Julie Abeles.
71 Trio A, The Mind is a Muscle
9 photographs. Barbara Dilley, Becky Arnold, Gay Delanghe watch Steve. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Act
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Mat
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore. Becky finishes "Mat" as Paxton, Gordon, and Rainer watch
71 Trio B, 2nd part
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Stairs, and Mat, rehearsal
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore. Becky (and Bill Davis) finish Mat as 2nd routine of Stairs occurs.
71 Stairs and Mat, performance
1 photograph. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
71 Stairs, rehearsal
2 photographs. Photography credit: Julie Abeles.
71 Contact sheets
6 contact sheets. Photography credit: Julie Abeles.
71 Stairs, rehearsal and contact sheet
4 items. Rehearsal and performance.
71 Stairs, performance
Photography credit: Peter Moore (six photographs) and Julie Abeles (two photographs).
71 Before Mat, performance
1 photograph. Becky Arnold (?) perhaps with Bill Davis before they do "Mat." Photography credit: Ted Wester.
71 Act
Photography credit: Peter Moore (three photographs), and Ted Wester (two photographs).
71 Horses
Photography credit: Ted Wester (one photograph) and Peter Moore (one photograph).
71 Lecture
3 photographs. Photography credit: Peter Moore (two photographs).
71 Film
Photography credit: Peter Moore (two photographs) and Julie Abeles (three photographs).
71 Film, rehearsal at Judson Church gym, 1968
Two contact sheets, seven photographs. Photography credit: Julie Abeles. [Rehearsal for Anderson Theater performance?]
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72 North East Passing, Goddard College, 1968 40 items
Prints and three contact sheets, one of which is annotated. Photographers: D. Koolish; Goldenson.
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73 Rose Fractions, Billy Rose Theater, New York City, 1969 Feb 3 30 photographs
Most images seem to be of rehearsals, on the Billy Rose stage. Performance included North East Passing. The last photograph in this section is a group portrait of dancers, after a rehearsal. Photography credit: Peter Moore.
73 Performance Fractions for the West Coast, Vancouver, 1969 4 contact sheets
73 Line, 1969 10 items
Ten stills from Line, with Susan Marshal, a 16mm film shot by Phil Niblock.
Connecticut Composite, Connecticut College, 1969 Jul 19
Connecticut Composite was an early version of Continuous Project-Altered Daily, performed at Connecticut College, New London, for their American Dance Festival, 1969 July 19.
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74 Michael Fajans photographer, rehearsal 13 photographs
Stills from a film by Fajans. See also Box 94 for 4x5 negatives (12). See also the video, films.
74 Ellen Levine photographer 27 photographs
13 of the prints seem to be of rehearsals. Photography credit: Ellen Levene. See also Box 94 for 35mm. negatives.
74 Unidentified photographer 14 photographs
Includes view of "Chair-Pillow" section. Performers: Becky Arnold, David Gordon, Rainer, Douglas Dunn, Barbara Dilley. Photography credit: Unidentified.
Continuous Project - Altered Daily, 1969-1970
Continuous Project - Altered Daily was performed at Amherst (1969) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (1970). See negatives for a performance for Continuous Project-Altered Daily at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970, by photographer Susan Horowitz in Box 94. See videos and films.
Continuous Project - Altered Daily, Amherst, 1969
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74 Contact sheets 19 contact sheets
Photography credit: Susan Horwitz. See Box 94 for negatives.
74 Group imitating sports group photos 2 photographs
Photography credit: Susan Horwitz.
74 Continuous Project - Altered Daily, Whitney Museum of Art, 1970 Apr 20 photographs
Photography credit: Peter Moore; see also Box 79 for his contact sheets.
74 Continuous Project - Altered Daily, 1970? 6 photographs
Selected images from contact sheets. From the Whitney Museum performance? Photography credit: Susan Horwitz.
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75 M-Walk (from The Mind is a Muscle), 1970 May 2 2 photographs
Street action protesting the U.S. invasion of Cambodia.
War, 1971
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75 Douglas College, 1970 Nov 6 34 contact sheets
Photography credit: James Klosty. Three sets of contact sheets. See also negatives in Box 94.
New York University, 1970-1971
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75 1970 Nov 22 6 items
Three photographs, three contact sheets. Photographer: Peter Moore
75 Downstairs, 1970 Nov 22 35 contact sheets
Photography credit: Susan Horwitz (and ?). See also negatives in Box 94.
75 Upstairs, 1971 Jan 4 10 contact sheets
Photography credit: Susan Horwitz (and ?). See also negatives in Box 94.
75 1971 Jan 4 3 items
One photograph and two contact sheets. Photographer: Peter Moore.
75 Location and date unknown, 1970 or 1971 4 contact sheets
See also negatives in Box 94.
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76 Unidentified, 1970? 1971? 4 contact sheets
Unidentified performance, three contact sheets, including a contact sheet with 35 views of Rainer, Trisha Brown, a woman, two men and two children next to brick wall and in an apartment (?).
Grand Union Dreams, 1971
Emmanuel Midtown YM-YWHA, N.Y.C., 1971 May 16
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76 Susan Horowitz photographer 18 photographs
See also four negatives in Box 94.
76 James Klosty photographer 13 items
Five photographs, eight contact sheets.
76 Photographer unknown 1 photograph
David Gordon and Yvonne Rainer.
76 Location unknown, 1971 12 photographs
Small 3.5 x 5" photographs. See also color photograph in Box 90.
76 Numerous Frames, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1971 May 29 1 photograph
Performance, 1972
Hofstra University, 1972 Mar 21
See also Box 130*.
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77 Peter Moore photographer 3 photographs
77 Elisabeth Mangolt photographer 7 photographs
Whitney Museum, 1972 Apr 21
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77 Peter Moore photographer 9 photographs
77 Elisabeth Mangolt photographer 34 photographs
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84 Art piece in the form of a small box, made for Rainer 1 item
Cardboard box, 10.5 x 7.5 x 2 cm, incorporating four photographs of the dance piece Performance, two from the performance at Hofstra University and two from the performance at the Whitney Museum of Art. Also inside the box are newspaper clippings from texts declaring love and admiration.
box
77 Lives of Performers, 1972 27 photographs
Frame enlargements.
This Is the Story of a Woman Who..., 1972-1973
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78 Festival D'Automne á Paris, Musée de la Vile, Paris, 1972 Nov 15 6 contact sheets
See also negatives in Box 94.
Theater for the New City, 1973 Mar 16
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78 Photography credit: Babette Mangolte 75 items
Contact sheets and photographs.
78 Photographer unknown 3 photographs
78 Photography credit: Peter Moore 1 photograph
Theater for the New City?
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79 Three Satie Spoons, Theater for the New City, 1973 1 photograph
79 Inner Appearances, 1973 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore.
79 Film About a Woman Who..., 1974 15 photographs
Frame enlargements.
79 Kristina (For a ...Novella), 1974 or 1975 16 items
Nine photographs, five contact sheets of either the performance at S.U.N.Y., Purchase, 1974 Oct 11, or the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1975 May 17 and 18. Photographer: Babette Mangolte.
79 Kristina Talking Pictures, 1976 20 items
Photography credit: Babette Mangolte. 17 frame enlargements, one contact sheet.
79 Group portrait with Rainer, Trisha Brown and 10 other people, 1976 1 photograph
Photography credit: Babette Mangolt. Photograph taken on a roof top with cityscape in background.
79 Tabea Blumenschein, 1974 or 1975? 2 photographs
On back of 2 photographs: Copyright, Ulrike Ottinger. See also poster in Box 144*, f.5.
Peter Moore contact prints, 1963-1973
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80 1963-1968 79 contact sheets
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81 1969-1973 51 contact sheets
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82 Journeys From Berlin / 1971, 1978-1980 38 photographs
Frame enlargements, last in group labeled "not good."
82 We Shall Run (1963), Bennington College, 1980 6 contact sheets
82 The Man Who Envied Women, 1984 18 photographs
Frame enlargements.
82 Privilege, 1990 53 photographs
Frame enlargements and production stills; 33 photographs, eight contact sheets. See also, twelve Polaroid photographs in Box 91; two sheets of negative strips in Box 94.
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83 MURDER and murder, frame enlargements and production stills, 1996 39 items
See also negatives in Box 94 and color photographs in Box 90.
83 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, 2000 7 photographs
Photography credit: Stephanie Berger. See also four color photographs in Box 92.
83 Yvonne Rainer by Peter Moore, exhibition at Bound and Unbound, New York City, 2001 27 items
23 of the photographs for this exhibition are reproduced on post card exhibition notices.
83 Unidentified photographs, undated 41 photographs
Photograph of man at podium pouring a glass of water; close-up of a face and hand; 35 photographs numbered for a publication on Rainer's work; photograph by Peter Moore of five musicians, four performing on keyboards and one playing marimbas (1971); five photographs of unidentified men and women on a carpeted staircase. Photographer: Babette Mangolte. See also 8 x 10 in. negatives in Box 94.
Large format photographs, 1963-1999
box folder
85 2 Rainer made up for Steve Paxton's English, Judson Church dressing room, 1963
1 photograph.
Terrain, 1963-1983
box folder
85 5 Slow, 1983 1 photograph
Photography credit: Peter Moore. Trisha Brown and three other dancers.
85 6 Play, 1963 1 photograph
Photography credit: Al Hansen.
85 7 Ball and Solo, 1963 2 photographs
Photography credit: Al Hansen.
85 8-9 Love, 1963 4 photographs
Rainer and William Davis. Photography credit: Al Hansen.
box folder
86 1 Treatment of a Peter Moore photograph by Billy Linich (name?), circa 1963
9 photographs. Color and background have been manipulated. Original image is of Rainer in an improvisation with Trisha Brown (not pictured) at George Segal's farm, Yam Day, 1963. Two copies with different captions.
86 3 Rainer and Robert Morris concert, Künstakademie Düsseldorf, 1964
3 photographs.
86 5 Three Seascapes, Stage 73, 1964
2 photographs. Rainer performing.
86 8 Andy Warhol, Rainer and Barbara Rose, 1964
1 photograph. Photography credit: David McCabe.
box folder
87 1-5 Trio A, 1965
10 photographs. Photography credit: Zachary Freyman. Two copies each of five images.
box folder
88 1-3 Continuous Project - Altered Daily, Whitney Museum of Art, 1970 Apr
21 enlarged contact sheets. Photographer: Susan Horwitz. See also prints and contact sheets in Box 73, and negatives in Box 94.
88 4 Grand Union Dreams, 14th Street YMHA, 1971
21 items. Photography credit: James Klosty.
88 5 Inner Appearances, 1973
1 photograph.
box folder
89 1 Kristina Talking Pictures, 1976
1 copy photo of a magazine or newspaper image of James Cagney.
89 2 Journeys From Berlin/1971, 1978
2 photographs.
89 3 Trio A, 1981
Three photographs mounted on board. Photographer: Jack Mitchell.
89 4 Trio A Pressured, 1999
19 photographs. Photography credit: Christian Uhl.
Personal photographs, 1958-1969, undated
box folder
85 1 Portraits of Rainer, circa 1958 2 photographs
box folder
86 2 Lucinda Childs portrait, 1963 1 photograph
86 4 Portraits of Rainer, Stockholm, circa 1964 3 items
Two photographs, one contact sheet.
86 6 Rainer in studio, circa 1964 2 items
One photograph and one contact sheet. Photographer: Jim Gale.
86 7 Rainer and Robert Morris at the Whitney Museum during installation of his show, circa 1964 2 photographs
box folder
87 6 Rainer and Steve Paxton, circa 1969 2 items
Two prints of the same image.
box folder
89 5 Portrait of Rainer, undated 1 photograph
Oversize photographs, 1972-1973
box folder
130* 1 Performance, Hofstra University, 1972
130* 2 Personal photographs, 1972-1973
Photographs of Rainer by Babette Mangolte.
Color photographs, circa 1962-2004, undated
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90 Rainer in George Sugarman's studio, circa 1962 1 photograph
90 Rainer and James Lee Byers in Byers event at the Green Gallery, New York, 1963 2 photographs
Handwritten note on reverse: Y. Rainer Dance ('63). Film by Andy Warhol.
90 Personal photographs, 1970-2004 19 photographs
The subjects of the 19 photographs include: Rainer and Ivan Rainer, early 1970s; undated passport photograph; Rainer and Andy Warhol, early 1970s; Rainer at the Kennedy Center, 1982; Rainer in Japan, 1991; Rainer at the Musée d'Orsay, 1993; Rainer on the set of MURDER and murder, 1995; Rainer with John Greson in South Africa, 1997; Rainer in Portugal, 1997; Rainer near Jacob's Pillow, 2002; Richard Move at Jacob's Pillow, 2002; Rainer congratulating Su Friedrich after premier of Odds of Recovery, 2004; unidentified photographs.
90 Letter and photographs from Michael Fajans, 1974 Dec 2 11 photographs
Letter from the painter (and former dancer) Michael Fajans, written on the backs of four photographs of his paintings, with six additional photographs of his paintings; also includes one Polaroid photograph taken outside at night.
90 Grand Union Dreams, 1971 1 photograph
See also small 3.5 x 5" photographs in Box 75, taken in same location.
90 Trio A, 1978, 2001
2 photographs. Rehearsal for film of Trio A, Merce Cunningham Studio, 1978; Trio A performed by Rainer in a Roman amphitheater in southern Turkey, 2001.
90 Vienna International Film Festival (Viennale), 1994 Jan 13 photographs
Photographs of Rainer at the Viennale, at reception(s)(?) and standing behind a podium.
90 MURDER and murder, production stills, sets and locations, 1995 78 items
Includes 28 photographs and 49 Polaroids.
90 Barbara Haas, 1995 9 photographs
Personal photographs of Barbara Haas, cast member of MURDER and murder.
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91 Privilege, circa 1990 114 photographs
Polaroids (92) and color (22) snapshots taken during shooting. See also Box 81.
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92 The American Century, artists shoot, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, 1999 Sep 23 1 photograph
Photograph of 82 artists in the exhibition "The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1999. Photography credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.
92 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, 2000 9 items
Two color photographs and two color copies. See also 12 photographs in Box 83.
92 White Oak Plantation, Florida, 2000 28 photographs
Group of 12 photographs with "Deborah Hay" written on the back of one photograph; group of 16 photographs, perhaps also by Deborah Hay (?). See also color negatives in Box 94.
92 Bard College, 2000 5 photographs
Personal photographs of Rainer and man and woman (in four prints), and Rainer alone, on deck next to clap board building.
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93 Trio A, circa 1998 27 items
18 photographs and nine contact sheets of Rainer at Bard College studio practicing Trio A. Photographer: M.L. Kurtin. Includes card from Kurtin.
Oversize, undated
box folder
131* 1 Rainer with cat in her loft 1 photograph
131* 2 Rainer and a man playing catch in a white room 1 photograph
131* 2 Rainer in a dance studio 4 photographs
131* 2 Story of a Woman Who... 4 photographs
4 interpositives for posters, flyers.
Negatives, 1964-2000, undated
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94 Trio A, San Francisco, 1964 2 items
Two sheets of negatives.
94 North East Passing, "printed slides," undated 4 negatives
Photography credit: David Vivian. The negatives are 4 x 5.
94 Performance Demonstration (?), circa 1968 1 item
One negative sheet. See also contact sheets for 1970 and 1971 performances in Box 71.
94 The Mind is a Muscle, 1968 8 items
Negative strips copied onto 8 x 10 negative sheets. Photographer: Peter Moore. See also Box 80 for corresponding contact sheets.
Connecticut Composite, Connecticut College, 1969
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94 Rehearsal, 1969 Jul 12 12 items
The negatives are 4 x 5 in. See also Box 74 for nine photographic prints.
94 Photography credit: Ellen Levene, 1969 6 items
Negative sheets. One roll of film per negative sheet. See also Box 74 for photographs.
Continuous Project, Altered Daily, 1969-1970
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94 Amherst, 1969 18 items
Negative sheets. Susan Horwitz. See Box 74 for contact sheets.
94 Continuous Project, Scores, 1969-1970 3 items
Negatives are 4 x 5 in.
94 Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970 Mar 31-Apr 2 15 negatives
Photography credit: Susan Horowitz.
War, 1970-1971
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94 Douglas College, 1970 Nov 6 24 items
Photography credit: James Klosty. 24 pages of negative strips. See also contact sheets in Box 75.
New York University, 1970-1971
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94 Downstairs, 1970 18 items
Photography credit: Susan Horwitz (and ?), 18 pages of negative strips. See also contact sheets in Box 75.
94 Upstairs, 1971 Jan 4 5 items
Five pages of negative strips. See also contact sheets in Box 75.
94 Location and date unknown, 1970 or 1971 ? 2 items
Two pages of negative strips. See also contact sheets in Box 75.
94 Grand Union Dreams, Emmanuel Midtown YM-YWHA, New York City, 1971 9 items
Photography credit: Susan Horowitz. Four negatives are 8 x 10 and 5 negatives are 35 mm. See also photographs in Box 76.
Story of a Woman Who ..., 1972-1973
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94 Festival D'Automne á Paris, Musée de la Ville, Paris, 1972 Nov 15 4 items
4 pages of negative strips. See also contact sheets in Box 78.
94 Theater for the New City, New York City, 1973 Mar 16 2 items
2 pages of negative strips.
94 Journeys From Berlin/1971, 1978-1980 10 items
Four 2.5 x 3.25 in. negatives and one 35 mm film strip in six sections. The film strip shows images of a hand holding a stone.
94 Privilege, 1990 2 items
Two pages of negative strips. See also production stills and frame enlargements in Box 82.
94 MURDER and murder, 1996 2 items
One page of negative strips for roll no. 4922 and one page of negative strips and film strips.
94 Rainer in Portugal, 1997 2 items
One negative is unidentified.
94 White Oak Plantation, Florida, 2000 Jan 2 items
Two sheets of color negatives. Photographer: Deborah Hay? Film roll number 13956, 63823 and 63824.
94 Unidentified, undated 5 items
Five images of individual men and women on a carpeted staircase. Photographer: Babette Mangolte. See also photographs in Box 83.
Slides, 1957-1976, undated
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95 Portraits of Rainer, 1957-1958 5 slides
95 "Running Dance" diagram for We Shall Run, 1963 1 transparency
Drawing / diagram from notebook. See also Box 1, folder 5.
95 Carriage Discreteness, 1966 10 slides
95 Slides used in North East Passing, Goddard College, 1968 315 slides
Photography credit: David Vivian.
95 Billy Rose, "Lenny Bruce et. al.," circa 1969 20 slides
95 Group Hoist, Continuous Project-Altered Daily, 1969 or 1970 51 slides
95 Slides of Grand Union Dreams and text slides, 1972 39 slides
Used for Performance?
95 Ruth Rainer, 1972 1 slide
Rainer's niece.
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96 New photos for John Renfrew, undated 27 slides
96 Unidentified slides, undated 4 slides
96 Stairs, The Mind is a Muscle, 1966-1968 237 slides
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97 Inner Appearances, circa 1972-1973 47 slides
97 A Woman Who..., 1973 or 1974 114 slides
Slides includes slides from Film About a Woman Who... and Performance Around a Woman Who....
97 Kristina (For a Opera), 1975 26 slides
97 Kristina Talking Pictures, 1976 86 slides
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98 Italian postcards, undated 9 slides
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97 Pergamum Altar, undated 5 slides
97 Solar system, undated 8 slides
Slides from Hale Observatories.
97 Duplicates, old photos, undated 39 slides
97 Unidentified slides originally in metal slide box, undated 84 slides
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98 Psycho stills, undated 39 slides
Stills from the shower scene in Hitchcock's film Psycho, used in Film About A Woman Who ....
98 Travel, undated 28 slides


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