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

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Rainer (Yvonne) Papers
Series X. Writings about Rainer, dance and film, 1934-2013, undated 7 Linear Feet (16 boxes, 1 flatfile folder)
The published writings in the first section are mostly articles about the work of Rainer, but also include articles on other modern dance and film topics. Journal titles and volume identification are provided. Article titles and page citations may be found in the Biography in Series II, Box 21, folder 14. Journals represented include Afterimage, American Film, Art in America, Artforum, Contact Quarterly, Dance Magazine, Idiolects, Independent Eye, Independent Film and Video Monthly, October, The New York Times Magazine, and PAJ. The interviews in the second section were conducted between 1975 and 2000. The student writings date between 1979 and 2000.
Arrangement note
This series comprises three sections, each organized chronologically with undated materials at the end: photocopies and off-prints of published journal articles; interviews of Rainer; and student writings.
Published writings, 1934-2013, undated
Issue of journal and typescript of article.
box folder
138 1 True Story Magazine, 1934
box folder
148 1 Home Movies, Feb 1940
box folder
138 2 New Yorker, 1954 Feb 29
138 3 4 Dance Magazine, 38, no. 4, 1964
Two copies.
box folder
148 2 Life, 58, no. 16, 1965 Apr 23
148 3 Life, 58, no. 17, 1965 Apr 30
148 4 New York Herald Tribune, 1965 May 17
box folder
138 4 Dance and Dancers, 16, no. 11, 1965 Nov
138 5 Dance Magazine 39, no. 12, 1965 Dec
box folder
148 5 Esquire, 65, no. 3, 1966 Mar
148 6 The New York Times Magazine, 1966 Sep
148 7 The New York Times Magazine, 1966 Oct
Impulse; Annual of Contemporary Dance, 1966-1967
box folder
138 6 1966
138 7 1967
138 8 Ballet Review, 1, no. 6, 1967
Contains articles about the Judson Dance Theater.
138 8 Harper's Bazaar, 1967
138 9 Dance Magazine, 42, no. 3, 1968 Mar
138 10-11 Dance Magazine, 42, no. 6, 1968 Jun
Photograph of Rainer, performing, on cover. Three issues.
box folder
148 8 The New York Times Magazine, 1968 Jul 28
box folder
138 12 Art News, 67, no. 4, 1968
138 13 Dance Magazine, 42, no. 10, 1968 Oct
138 14 Cartabianca, 1969 May 15
box folder
139 1 Dance Magazine, 44, no. 9, 1970 Sep
139 2 Dance Magazine, 47, no. 10, 1973 Oct
139 3 Art-rite, 2, 1973
box folder
148 9 Artforum, 12, no. 1, 1974 Jan
148 10 Artforum, 12, no. 2, 1974 Feb
box folder
139 4 Dance Magazine, 48, no. 4, 1974 Apr
139 5 Women and Film, 1, nos. 5-6, 1974
139 6 Artscanada, nos. 196/197, 1975 Mar
Contains a review of Rainer's book Work 1961-1973 (1974).
139 7 Dance Scope, 9, no. 2, 1975
Contains a review of Rainer's book Work 1961-1973 (1974).
139 8 Women and Film, 2, no. 7, 1975
139 9 New Yorker, 1975 Aug 11
139 10 Tel Quel, 63, 1975
139 11 Studio International, 1975 Nov - Dec
139 12 Camera Obscura, 1, 1976
139 13 Sight and Sound, no. 1, 1976-1977
box folder
148 11 China im Bild, 1976
box folder
139 14 Time Out, 364, 1977 Mar 18
box folder
140 1 Flash Art, 72/73, 1977 Mar - Apr
140 2 Art in America, 1977 May - Jun
140 3 Ms., 6, no. 6, 1977 Dec
140 4 Chrysalis, 2, 1977
140 5 Afterimage, 7, 1978
140 6 American Film, 3, no. 10, 1978 Sep
140 7 New Art Examiner, 1979
140 7 October, 9, 1979
140 8 October, 10, 1979
140 9 Cover, 1, no. 3, 1980
140 10 Sight and Sound, 49, no. 3, Summer 1980
140 11 Performance, 1980 Oct
140 12 Live Performance Art, 4, 1980
Two copies.
140 13 Millennium Film Journal, nos. 7, 8, 9, 1980-1981
box folder
141 1 Centervideo, 1981 Feb
141 2 Artscanada, no. 240, 241, 1981 Mar - Apr
Two copies.
141 3 Film Comment, 1981 May - Jun
box folder
148 12 Life, 4, no. 11, 1981 Nov
box folder
141 4 Art in America, 1981 Dec
141 5 Women Artists News, 7, no. 3, 1981
141 6 Ruby Rich, Yvonne Rainer, Walker Art Center, 1981
141 7 Contact Quarterly, 7, nos. 3, 4, 1982
Typescript for "More screaming and kicking from the narrative front/backwater," 1982, paper delivered at Milwaukee conference, Nov 1982, and other notes are in Series III.C, Box 27, folder 27.
141 8 Dance Magazine, 56, no. 9, 1982
Contains article about the Judson Dance Theater.
141 9 Vanity Fair, 46, no. 8, 1982 Oct
141 10 Contact Quarterly, 7, no. 2, 1982
141 11 List , 1982
141 12 Art in America, 1983 Dec
141 13 Idiolects, 1983
141 14 American Film, 9, no. 7, 1985 May
141 15 Frauen und Film, 37, 1984 Oct
Two copies.
box folder
142 1 Libération, 1984 Dec
142 2 Theatre Journal, 37, no. 1, 1985 Mar
Typescript of article.
142 3 American Film, 10, no. 8, 1985 Jun
142 4 Festival of Festivals Press Book, 1985 Sep
142 5 Ms., 14, no. 6, 1985 Dec
142 6 Mary C. Gentile, "How to have your narrative and know it, too: Yvonne Rainer's Film About a Woman Who ...", 1985
In Film feminism Theory and Practice, Greenwood Press, London, 1985. Photocopy of book chapter.
142 7 Afterimage, 13, no. 8, 1986 Mar 8
142 8 Theory, 1986 Apr
142 9 Art in America, 1986 Apr
142 10 Cinema Studies, 2, no. 3, 1986
142 11 Afterimage, 14, no. 6, 1987 Jan
142 12 Art & Text, 23, no. 4, 1987 Mar - May
142 13 Motion Picture, 1987
142 14 Postmodern Screen, 1987
142 15 Motion Picture, 1, no. 3, 1987
box folder
143 1 Peggy Phelan, "Feminist theory, poststructuralism, and performance, " 1988
Offprint of article in Drama Review, 32 (Spring 1988).
143 2 Independent Film and Video Monthly, 1989 Jun
143 3 Helicon nine, 20, 1989
143 4 Independent Eye, 1989
143 5 Contact Quarterly, 14, no. 4, 1989
Contains article about the Judson Dance Theater.
143 6 Independent Film and Video Monthly, 1990 May
143 7 Independent Film and Video Monthly, 1990 Jul
143 8 Motion Picture, 3, no. 3, 4, 1990
Note in journal: This issue is the catalog of the "Sexism, colonialism, misrepresentation" film series and conference held at the Collective for Living cinema and DIA Art Foundation from April 25, 1988 to May 8, 1988. Curated by Rainer and Bérénice Reynaud. See Conferences files for more on this.
143 9 Release Print, 13, no. 9, 1990 Nov
143 10 Photofile, 30, 1990
143 10 Screenline, 1990
143 11 Six internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival München, 1991 Apr
143 12 Agenda Contemporary Art Magazine, 1991 May 17
143 13 Independent Eye, 1991
143 14 Dance, 1991 Jul
143 15 Film Quarterly, 45, no. 1, 1991
143 16 Afterimage, 19, no. 3, 1991 Oct
box folder
144 1 Advocate, 1991 Nov
144 2 Art Papers, 1991 Nov - Dec
144 3 Sundance Film Festival, 1991
144 4 Felix, 1, no. 2, 1992
Rainer, letter to the editors.
box folder
148 13 Bomb, 1993
box folder
144 5 Performing Arts Journal, 16, no. 1, 1994 Jan
144 6 Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 15, no. 2, 1994
144 7 Wexner Center prize recommendation: Yvonne Rainer, 1995
144 8 Meaning in Motion: New Cultural Studies of Dance, Duke University Press, 1995
Photocopy and typescript of book chapter by Mark Franko with letter to Rainer.
144 9 Ballettanz, 1996 Jun
144 10 Independent Film and Video Monthly, 19, no. 6, 1996 Jul
144 11 Frieze, no. 30, 1996 Sep - Oct
Photocopy of article.
box folder
148 14 Artforum, 1996 Oct
box folder
144 12 Filmmaker, the magazine of independent film, 5, no. 1, 1996
144 13 Art in America, 1997 Jul
Two copies.
144 14 Documents, 1997
box folder
145 1 Museum School, 16, 1997
145 2-3 Issues in Cultural Theory, Minimal Politics, 1997
145 4 Performance Journal, no. 16, 1998
145 5 Film Quarterly, 52, no. 1, 1998
145 6 October 86, 1998
145 7 Film and Video Monthly, 21, no. 10, 1998 Dec
145 8 Performance Journal, no. 17, 1998-1999
145 9 Nouvelles de danse, la composition, 1998
145 10 Clarinda Mac Low, "Thinking movement: some thoughts of recreating Trio A," 1999
In Dance Views, May 23, 1999; photocopy of article from online journal.
145 11 October, 8, 1999
145 12 Gabrielle Finnane, review of Yvonne Rainer, A woman who...essays, interviews, scripts, 1999
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
145 13 Anna C. Chave, "Minimalism and biography," Art Bulletin 82, 2000 Mar
Photocopy of article.
145 14 Texte zur Kunst, no. 39, 2000 Sep
145 15 Millennium Film Journal, nos. 35/3, 6 2000
box folder
146 1 Dance Magazine, 74, no. 11, 2000 Nov
Two copies.
146 2 Movement Research Performance Journal, 2000
146 3 Journal of Philosophical Research, vol. 25, 2000
146 4 "Yvonne Rainer's Moment, 'Performance in question'," 2001
Typescript of an unattributed talk given at the College Art Association meeting.
146 5 Time Out New York, 2001 Jul - Aug
146 6 Contact Quarterly, 26, no. 2, 2001 Sep
146 7 Dance Magazine, 75, no. 9, 2001 Sep
146 8 PAJ, No. 69, 2001 Sep
146 9 Senses of Cinema, no. 18, 2002 Jan - Feb
Printout of article.
146 10 Sight and Sound, the Monthly Film Magazine, 12, no. 9, 2002 Sep
146 11 Ann Daly, "Behind the camera: whose gaze is it?", 2002 Sep 28
Typescript of paper given at Dance for the Camera Festival and Symposium.
146 12 Lunes, réalités, parcours, représentation de femmes, 2002 Oct 21
146 13 Drama Review, 2002
Chris Mills, review of Yvonne Rainer, A woman who...essays, interviews, scripts, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
146 14 Chronicle Review, 2002 Nov
146 15 Zeitgeist Films catalogue, 2002
146 15 Médium: danse, no. 23 , 2002
146 16 Milton Avery graduate school of the arts, 2003
146 17 D.A.P. books on art and culture, 2003-2004
146 18 Issues in Cultural Theory, no. 5: Postmodernism: a Virtual Discussion, 2003
box folder
147 1 Les artistes contemporains et la philosophie no. 44, 2003
147 2 Movement Research Performance Journal no. 27/28, 2004
147 3 Drama Review, 182, 2004
147 4 Artists' Favorites, Jun-July, 2004 Jul - Sep
147 5 Art Journal, 63, no. 3, 2004
On the cover are four stills from Rainer's Hand Movie, 1966. Two copies of journal.
147 6 Women's Caucus for Art, Honor Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, 2004
147 7 Zeitgeist Films, 15th anniversary catalogue, 2004
147 8 Ramsay Burt, "Genealogy and dance history, Foucault, Rainer, Bausch, and de Keersmacker," 2004
In Of the Presence of the Body, Wesleyan University Press, 2004. Photocopy of book chapter.
box folder
148 16 Artforum, 2005 Jan
box folder
147 9 Dance Magazine, 80, no. 4, 2006
Three copies.
147 10 Brooklyn Rail, Critical Perspectives on Arts, Politics and Culture, 2006 May
artictoc, vols. 0-5, 2006-2011
box folder
210 2 Papers
flatfile
12** Oversize
box folder
210 3 Artforum, 2007 Nov
210 4 Flash Art, 15, no. 257, 2007
210 5 Paper Monument, no. 1, 2007
210 6 October 123, 2008
210 7 Artforum, 2009 Dec
box folder
211 1 Contact Quarterly, 33, no. 2, 2008
211 2 Art Journal, 68, no. 2, 2009
211 3 Dance Research Journal, 41/1 & 41/2, 2009
211 4 acla, 2009 Mar 26-29
211 5 The New Yorker, 2010 May 24
211 6 Theater, 49, no. 1, 2010
211 7 Work After Work, 2011
211 8 October 140, 2012
211 9 Dance magazine, 2011
211 10 Aperture, no. 208, 2012
box folder
212 1 Art, 2012 May
212 1 Dance Research Journal, 41/2, 2012
212 3 Interview, 2013
212 4-6 Photocopies of articles, 2003-2008
box folder
147 11 Writings about works by Rainer, Simone Forti, and Joan Jonas, in German, undated
147 12 Excerpts from three books on dance and performance, undated
Typescript with excerpts on choreography by Lucinda Childs, Trisha Brown and Steve Paxton, from three books by [Nick] Kaye; [Michael] Huxley and [Noel] Witts, [The Twentieth-Century Performance Reader]?; and [Sally] Banes, Terpsichore in Sneakers.
147 13 Maureen Turim, "Cutting: A Look at the Violence of Female Desire in Avant-garde Films," undated
Typescript. Note on first page: "to appear in anthology on women's' avant-garde films."
Interviews, 1975-2005
See also Series VIII: Box 100, C18; Box 106; Box 111, V58; Box 121, V112; and Box 122, V114.
box folder
149 1 Interviews with Yvonne Rainer, The Feminist Art Journal, 1975
Two issues of the journal. Letter to The Feminist Art Journal, from Rainer, is in Series II; letter to Lucy Lippard, from Rainer, is in Series II.
149 2 Questions submitted to Rainer about Kristina Talking Pictures, circa 1978
149 3 Noel, Carrol, "Interview with a woman who...," circa 1980
In Millennium Film Journal; photocopy of article.
149 4 Issue of Profile dedicated to an interview of Rainer by Lyn Blumenthal, 1984
Two issues of the journal, vol. 4, no. 5 (Fall 1984).
149 5 Experimental Film Coalition Newsletter, 2, no. 4, 1985 Dec
Issue of the journal.
149 6 Dan Walworth, "An Interview with Yvonne Rainer," 1987
In Psych Critique, 2, no. 4 (April-June 1987).
149 7 Mitchell Rosenbaum, "Interview with Yvonne Rainer," Persistence of Vision, no. 6, 1988
Two photocopies of the article.
149 8 David Laderman, "Interview: Yvonne Rainer," 1989
In Art Papers, 13, no. 3 (May/June 1989).
149 9 Kate Briggs and Fiona MacDonald, "An Interview with Yvonne Rainer," 1990
In Photofile, no. 30 (Winter, 1990); photocopy of article.
149 10 Gabrielle Finnane, "'Discussing Privilege: an interview with Yvonne Rainer," 1990
In Continuum: the Australian Journal of Media and Culture, vol. 5, no. 2 (1990). Photocopy of article, letter from Finnane to Rainer, and accompanying draft of interview.
149 11 Kurt Easterwood, Susanne Fairfax and Laura Poitiers, "Yvonne Rainer: Declaring the Stakes," 1990
Published by San Francisco Cinematheque. One photocopy and three issues of the publication.
149 12 Rob Mitchell, "Representing Women, An Interview with Yvonne Rainer," Screenline, 1990-1991
One photocopy of the article.
149 13 Rachel Fensham and Jude Walton, "'Naming Myself' An Interview with Yvonne Rainer," 1991
In Writings on Dance, Privilege and Presence, 7 (Winter 1991).
149 14 Interview by Nicholas Zurbrugg, Centre for Contemporary Arts, De Montfort University, Leicester, 1992
Typescript of the interview.
149 15 Interview by Ann Daly, 1997
Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Typescript transcription and letter to Rainer.
149 16 Carrie Lambert, "Contents Under Pressure: A Conversation with Yvonne Rainer," 1999
In Documents, 16 (Fall 1999).
149 17 Tim Griffin, "Yvonne Rainer," 2002
In Index Magazine, April/May 2002.
149 18 Andrea Geyer, "Yvonne Rainer, Filmmaker and Choreographer," 2005
In Artist and Influence, 24 (2005).
box folder
150 1 Catherine Wood, "Minimal Contact," 2000
In Untitled, Contemporary Art, no. 21, (Spring 2000).
Student writings about Rainer, 1979-2000, undated
box folder
151 1 Joan Copjec, "Re: De-Presentation of: Film About a Woman Who ...," 1979
Thesis, Slade School of Fine Arts.
151 2 Martin H. Winn, "Talking Cures," 1980
Thesis, Hunter College, The City University of New York.
151 3 David Laderman, Domination, Sexuality and Dialectics in Cinema, 1989 Jan
Essay submitted to the IALP Conferende, "Dialetics and Narrative," Seminar on Gender/Theory issues.
151 4 "Saga of Yvonne Rainer," 1989
Paper by unidentified student of E. K. Armatage; letter to Rainer from Armatage.
151 5 Gabrielle Starr, "Performing Feminisms: Yvonne Rainer's The Man Who Envied Women, " 1993
Thesis, Emory University; letter to Rainer.
151 6 Gretchen Hogue, "Now at Last She Can Use Her Head and Her Eyes"; the feminist narrative films of Yvonne Rainer, 2000
Senior Project, Bard College; letter to Rainer.
151 7 Unidentified bibliography, undated
Annotated typescript.


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