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

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Rainer (Yvonne) Papers
Series IV. Professional and exhibition files, 1964-2013, undated 3 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 1 flatfile folder)
This series contains files document Rainer's performance tours and residencies, beginning with her tour of Europe with Robert Morris in 1964 and 1965. A few files contain information about lecture venues and her teaching. Exhibitions of her work, dance, performance, and film, are documented in files dating circa 1975-2005. Also included are papers that document film festivals and screenings of her films. See also Series V for programs and Series IX for posters related to the events in this series.
Arrangement note
The documents in this series are arranged in six groupings. Each grouping is further arranged chronologically.
Touring, 1964-2001, 2009
box folder
33 1 Cue sheets for dances, European tour (?), 1964-1965
For: At My Body's House, Arizona [Morris piece], 3 Seascapes, Site [a Morris work], Some Thoughts on Improvisation, Part of a Sextet, "21.3", Three Satie Spoons, [Untitled Solo] Partially Improvised Solo with Bach's Toccata and Fuge, From the Solo Section, Waterman Switch [a Morris work], Mind is a Muscle.
Europe, 1965-1967
box folder
33 2 Reviews, 1965
Reviews, publicity, notes, letters regarding Rainer's tour with Robert Morris.
33 3-4 Clippings: Scandinavia, London, 1965
Scandanavia: clippings from September 1965, reviews of performances in Scandinavia; programs for performance at the Studentafton; one letter to Rainer and Morris from Pelle, of Det Unge Tonekunstnerselskab. London: clippings from September 1965, reviews of a performance the Commonwealth Institute in London; program for the performance.
33 5 Spoleto, Festival of Two Worlds, 1967 Jul
Rainer and William Davis in adaptation of material from The Mind is a Muscle.
box folder
132* 9 Studentafton, Yvonne Rainer, Robert Morris Modern Dans, Lund, 1965 Sep 9
box folder
33 6 Touring possibilities, 1968-1975
33 7 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT, 1968 Dec
North East Passing. See also slides of event in Series VII.
33 8 Connecticut College, New London, CT, 1968 Jul
Connecticut Composite.
33 9 Washington D.C., George Washington University, 1970
33 10 Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1970
Performance of War.
33 11 Smithsonian Institution, 1970
33 12 Paris, Festival d'automne a Paris, 1972 Nov
Rainer and John Erdman. See also box 51, folders 9-10, possibly texts translated into French for this event.
33 13 Hofstra University, Long Island, New York, 1972 Mar
"Performance".
33 14 Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1975
Kristina (For a novella...).
33 15-17 Montpellier danse, 1996
box folder
34 1-2 Stockholm, 1997
34 3 Move/Martha, 2000
Richard Move at Jacob's Pillow, with Rainer.
34 4-6 Berlin, 2000
34 7 White Space, Limerick, Ireland, 2001
box folder
205 5 Brazil, 2009
Conferences, 1978-2001, 2010-2013
box folder
34 8 1978
34 9 Television, /Society/Art, 1980
34 10 1982-1986
Sexism, Colonialism, Misrepresentation, 1988-1989
Rainer worked on this conference with Bérénice Reynaud.
box folder
34 11 Programs, 1988
34 12 Notes, lists, letters, press releases 1988
34 13 Post-event, 1988-1989
Letters, publication, clippings.
box folder
135* 5 Poster: Sexism, Colonialism, Misrepresentation, Collective for Living Cinema, New York, 1988 Apr 25 - May 8
Two copies.
box folder
34 14 1989-2001
box folder
205 6 South Bank Centre, 2010
205 7 Politics in Art Forms, UCLA, 2013
Teaching, circa 1970- circa 1974, 2008
box folder
35 1 School of Visual Arts, New York, circa 1970
Papers related to Rainer's teaching at SVA.
box folder
64 8 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, circa 1974
Regarding Rainer started to teach in the Independent Study Program in 1974.
box folder
205 8 University of California, Irvine, 2008
Lectures, 1995-2011
Information about venues.
box folder
35 2-7 Lecture circuit, 1995-2002
35 8 Lecture notes, 2000-2002
35 9 "Woman and the body," 2000-2002
box folder
136* 4 Rainer Hahnhardtsachs, 2004 Oct 19
Yvonne Rainer in conversation with John Hahnhardt, with Sid Sachs at the Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick. Two copies.
box folder
209 1 MFA lecture series (Pacific Northwest College of Art), 2011
One small poster.
Exhibitions, 1975-2013
See also posters in oversize series.
box folder
35 10 Edinburgh Film Festival, 1975
Certificates for Lives of Performers and Film About a Woman Who....
35 11 Exhibits, announcements, 1975-2006
35 12 Reconsidering the Object of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1995-1996
35 13 SFMOMA Media Arts Program, Films of Yvonne Rainer, 1997
35 14 Mind Moving, 1999
box folder
36 1-2 Barocke Party [Baroque Party], Kunsthalle, Vienna, 2001
Includes material for catalog and copies of email correspondence between Sabine Folie and Peggy Phalen.
Radical Juxtapositions, 2000-2004
box folder
36 3-4 Documentation and exhibit planning for Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia exhibition, 2000-2004
box
98 Slides for Yvonne Rainer, Radical Juxtapositions, 1961-2002, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions [LACE], 2004 18 slides
Exhibition held 2005 May 5 - Aug 8. Photography credit: Joshua White.
box folder
136* 2 Women Artists at the Millennium, Princeton University, 2001 Nov 9-10
Poster.
box folder
36 5 Die Gewalt ist der Rand aller Dinge, 2002
36 6-8 Los Angeles, various exhibits, events, 2004 Apr-May
36 9 Melbourne, Yvonne Rainer, The Centre for Ideas, Victorian College of the Arts, 2004 Apr 19-23
box folder
205 9 Documenta 12, 2007 Jun 6-Sep 23
Old Brewery New Dance at Malta, 2007 Jun 6-Jul 1
box folder
205 10 Papers
box folder
209 2 Program
box folder
206 1 Sivuaskel Side Step, Helsinki, 2007
206 2 Tranzquartier, Wien, 2007 Sep-Oct
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution (The Geffen Contemporary Art at MOCA and MOMA), 2007-2008
box folder
206 3 Papers
flatfile
10** Posters
box folder
206 4 Preforma 09, 2009
206 5 Images Festivals, Toronto, 2010
206 6 Dia: Beacon, 2013
Retrospectives, 1994-1999, 2004, undated
box folder
36 10-11 Vienna, 1994
Materials from the Viennale Internationale Filmfestwochen Wien.
36 12-13 Retrospectives, 1994-1999, 2004
Folder 12 includes materials for the following retrospectives: Eine Veranstaltung des Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart 1994; Travelling Cultures: Sex, Race and the Media, American Center, Paris and New York, 1995; Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University (Rainer was the recipient of the Wexner Prize), 1995; Films by Yvonne Rainer, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1997; The Yvonne Rainer Retrospective, Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, New York, 1997; Seralves Foundation, Performing Arts Festival, Portugal, 1997; Yvonne Rainer Film Retrospective, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1997.
Folder 13 includes materials for the following retrospectives: Yvonne Rainer Performance into Politics, Barbican Centre, London, 1998; Yvonne Rainer Retrospective, Anthology Film Archives. New York, 11 June 2004; From Performer to Persona, The Films of Yvonne Rainer, Tisch School of the Arts, Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, New York University, 1999.
Posters, 2004, undated
box folder
136* 3 The Films of Yvonne Rainer, Anthology Film Archive, New York City, 2004 Jan 25 - 29
136* 3 Musée des beaux-arts de nantes nocturne, rencontre avec Yvonne Rainer et Christophe Wavelet..."Journey [sic] from Berlin," Cinémathèque francaise, 2004 Sep 16
136* 8 The Other Cinema: Yvonne Rainer and her films, London, undated
Two copies.


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