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

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Rainer (Yvonne) Papers
Series V. Programs, posters, and reviews, 1959-2013, undated 13 Linear Feet (15 boxes, 6 flatfile folders)
The first section is mostly comprised of programs, fliers and posters for dance performances of Rainer and for screenings of films by Rainer, but also includes programs and posters for works by other artists.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged chronologically. The second section of dance and film reviews is also organized chronologically, with reviews on individual films in files named for the films.
Programs, 1959-2013, undated
Some programs and fliers are also located in Series III, including duplicates of material in this series.
box folder
37 1 List of performances, 1961-1965
37 2 1959-1960
Programs for dance performances by Aileen Passloff and Company, James Waring and Dance Company, Katherine Litz presents; program for the 1960-1961 season of the Living Theatre.
1961
Programs for music, theater and dance performances. Includes program for the Fourteenth American Dance Festival, program for An Evening of Dance at The Living Theater in which Rainer performed Three Satie Spoons, and for an exhibition titled Ronald Bladen, Mark di Suvero, Green Gallery, New York City, 1961 28 Apr.
box folder
37 3 Programs
box folder
132* 2 Oversize
flatfile
2** Oversize
box folder
37 4 Judson, 1962
All material in this folder is related to the first concert of the Judson Dance Theater, including the poster for "A Concert of Dance," designed by Steve Paxton.
37 5 Dance outside Judson, 1962
Includes poster designed by Ray Johnson for An Evening of Dance... by Yvonne Rainer and Fred Herko at the Maidman Playhouse on 5 March 1962.
37 6 Judson, 1963
Includes a flyer designed by Robert Rauschenberg for a performance of Terrain performed at An Evening Of Dance, a new work: Yvonne Rainer, April 28 & 29.
37 7 Dance outside Judson, 1963
37 8 Other (non-dance), 1963-1964
Theater announcements and programs, and exhibition announcements, including for Robot Opera, by Nam June Paik at the 2nd Annual New York Avant Garde Festival, 1964.
Happenings, 1963-1964, undated
box folder
37 9 Ephemera, undated
Oversize posters, circa 1963-1964
box folder
132* 4 Four Happenings by Allan Kaprow, Smolin Gallery, New York, undated, circa 1963
Postmark 11/18/1963.
132* 5 You: A Décollage Happening by Vostell, Cricket Theater, New York, 1964 Apr 19
According to caption on the poster, this was "An Action-Lecture between Allan Kaprow and Wolf Vostell...on the art of the happening."
box folder
37 10 Music, 1963-1964
Judson, 1964
box folder
37 11 Programs
Includes poster for Aileen Passloff and Dance Company (program information on the verso).
box folder
132* 7, 11 Oversize poster: Judson Dance Theater Presents a Concert of Dance Nos. 14, 15, 16
Designed by Robert Morris. Two copies.
Dance outside Judson, 1964
box folder
37 12 Programs, 1964
See also Series VII for photograph by Peter Moore used for 24 April program, of Rainer in improvisation on the roof of a chicken coop for Yam Festival at George Segal's farm May 1963.
Oversize posters, 1964
box folder
132* 4 Dances etc. by Beverly Schmidt, Theresa L. Kaufmann Concert Hall, 1964 May 2
132* 5 Five New York Kvällar, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1964 Sep 13
Performances by David Tudor, Merce Cunningham Dance Co., and Yvonne Rainer and Robert Morris. Three copies.
132* 6 Five New York Kvällar, balett konsert happening, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, 1964 Sep 8
132* 6 The Once Festival, Dramatic Arts Center, VFW Ballroom, Ann Arbor, 1964 Feb 25 - Mar 1
Three copies.
132* 7 Aileen Passloff and Dance Company presents four new works..., Judson Church, 1964 May 31-Jun 1
Europe, 1964-1965
box folder
37 13 Programs, 1964
Programs for Sprech und Tanzabend, and Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf; and Moderna Museet, Fylkingen, Moderna Museet; Yvonne Rainer, Bob Morris, Studentafton; NY amerikansk Ballet, Odd-Fellow Palaets; A Concert of Dance by Yvonne Rainer, Commonwealth Institute, London. Announcement for Robert Morris exhibition at Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, 1964 October 26. See also poster for 5 New York Kvällar balett konsert hapening, Moderna Museet, Stockholm to Box 132* folder 6.
flatfile
1** Oversize poster: Commonwealth Institute Theatre, Michael White presents Yvonne Rainer, The American Danseuse in a Concert of Modern Dance, 1965 Sep 13
Judson, 1965
box folder
37 14 Programs, 1965
See also contact print with photographs of Untitled Solo and another performance with Rainer and Morris in Box 69.
box folder
132* 8 Oversize poster: Yvonne Rainer, Robert Morris, Judson Church, 1965 Mar 23-25
25 copies in Series V, Judson, 1965. Each copy has a mailing address.
Dance outside Judson, and non-dance programs, 1965
box folder
37 15 Programs, 1965
Includes announcement for a sculpture exhibition by Robert Morris, at the Green Gallery, 10 March-3 April.
box folder
132* 8 Oversize poster: Two Evenings of Modern Dance by Yvonne Rainer, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1965 Mar 6-7
Judson, 1966
box folder
37 16 Programs, 1966
Oversize posters, 1966
box folder
132* 12 Trisha Brown, Deborah Hay, a Dance Concert, Judson Memorial Church, 1966 Mar 29-30
132* 10 Dance Concert of Old Work and New, Judson Church, 1966 Jan 10-12
Dancers: Rainer, David Gordon, Steve Paxton. Four copies.
Dance outside Judson, 1966
box folder
37 17 Programs, 1966
box
132*-133* Oversize posters, 1966
box folder
132* 11 An Evening of Dancing and Talking with David Gordon, Jill Johnston and Yvonne Rainer, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1966 Feb 25
box folder
133* 1 The NOW Festival, Private Arts Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1966 Apr 26 - May 1
Six copies.
133* 3 9 evenings: Theatre and Engineering, 1966
Program, Program Addenda, "CC Stage" plan for Rainer.
1967-1968
box folder
37 18 Programs, 1967-1968
Oversize posters, 1967-1968
box folder
133* 4 Concerti di Danza, Decimo Festival, Teatrino delle Sette, Spoleto, 1967 Jul 9
Program includes Rainer.
133* 5 Dance Protest, Hunter Playhouse, New York, 1967 Jan 30
133* 6 The Living Theatre, Paradise Now, circa 1967
133* 7 Dance Theater Workshop at Riverside, 1967 or 1968 Oct 18 - Nov 10
133* 8 Benefit Show for Experiments in Art and Technology, Inc., Leo Castelli, New York, 1967 Dec 6-10
flatfile
2** Spoleto Festival, "Dioniso Teatro-Club...," 1967
box folder
133* 9 Midsummer, Inc, Presents Five Dance Performances, Deborah Hay, Yvonne Rainer, 1968 Apr
133* 10 Midsummer, Inc, Presents Five Dance Performances by Lucinda Childs, Deborah Hay, Yvonne Rainer, Anderson Theater, New York, circa 1968
box folder
37 19 1969
1970-1972
box folder
37 20 Programs, 1970-1972
Oversize posters, 1970-1972
box folder
133* 13-14 Grand Union, Oberlin College, undated, 1970-1972
The Grand Union, YM-YWHA, New York, 1971; photographs by James Klosty and Susan Horwitz; reverse of poster contains detailed description of Grand Union, written by Peter Klein and Felicity Brock, with long quote from Robert Morris. Four copies.
flatfile
4** Latest version of Continuous Project - Altered Daily, Whitney Museum of Art, 1970 Mar 31- Apr 2
Poster is torn with loss at bottom edge.
1972
Also in Flatfile 4**.
box folder
37 21 Programs, 1972
Oversize posters, 1972
box folder
134* 2 Yvonne Rainer: Lives of Performers; Film About a Woman Who.., bfi, Distribution Library, 1972
Two copies.
134* 3 Lives of Performers; Film About a Woman Who.., 1972 Mar 4, Mar 10
Seven copies, some badly torn.
134* 4 Green Gallery Revisited: Philip Glass concert; Yvonne Rainer performance, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island, 1972
134* 1 Emily Lowe Gallery: 1) Philip Glass Concert 1972 Feb 29; 2) Yvonne Rainer Performance, Hofstra University, Hempstead, Long Island, 1972
flatfile
4** Photo Romanza: poster, Festival d'Automne á Paris, 1972
Pictures Rainer and John Erdman. Produced by Benedicte Pesle in Paris while Rainer presented This is the Story of a Woman Who... at the Festival. Photographs by Babette Mangolte.
4** Yvonne Rainer's This is the Story of a Woman Who..., Pasadena Museum of Art and California Institute of the Arts, 1972 or 1973
1973
box folder
37 22 Programs, 1973
File contains program for This is the story of a woman who... and Lives of performers in March and April at the Theater for the New City, and biographies for a 1973 film festival.
box folder
134* 5 Oversize poster: Questa è la storia di una donna che... ( This is the Story of a Woman Who...), Contemporanea, Parcheggio Villa Borghere, Rome, 1973 Feb 22
1974-1975
box folder
38 1-2 Programs, 1974-1975
Oversize posters, 1974-1975
box folder
134* 5 Yvonne Rainer Performance Around a Film About a Woman Who.., Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1974 Oct 6
134* 5 Paramedia Zeight aus dem Zyklus des neuen Berufe eine Aktion von Tabea Blumenschein und Ulrike Ottinger..., 1974 May 12
See also Box 79, photographs of Tabea Blumenschein. Torn.
flatfile
8** Kristina (for a...Opera): Photo romanza designed by Yvonne Rainer, 1975
On six foam core boards.
Published in Interfunctionen 12 (1975): 13-47. Photos: Babette Mangolte et al.
box folder
134* 7 Yvonne Rainer discussion and screening of her film Kristina Talking Pictures, S.U.C.B. [State University College at Buffalo], ...in co-operation with Hallswalls, 1975 Apr 21
1976
box folder
38 3 Programs, 1976
Oversize posters, 1976
box folder
134* 6 La danse sur scène et sur film, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, 1976 Nov
134* 7 Yvonne Rainer Drei Filme im Arsenal, Berlin, 1976 Mar 3-5
box folder
38 4 1977
1979
box folder
38 5 Programs, 1979
box folder
135* 1 Oversize poster: The Vanguard Today: Meanings of Modernism, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, 1979 8 Oct - 26 Nov
Yvonne Rainer lecture [among others].
box
38, 135* 1980
box folder
38 6 Programs, 1980
Oversize posters, 1980
box folder
135* 1 Performance, arts plastiques, théâtre, danse, musique, cinéma d'aujourd'hui, Montreal, 1980 Oct - Nov
135* 2 Journeys from Berlin, A Film by Yvonne Rainer, 1980
box folder
38 7 1981
1982
box folder
38 8 Programs, 1982
Oversize posters, 1982
box folder
135* 3 Cinema Histories, Cinema Practices II, Milwaukee, 1982 Nov 9-12
135* 3 Retrospektive Vsevolod I. Pudovkin, Filme von Jonas Mekas, Vienna, 1982 Mar
1983-1990
box folder
39 9-16 Programs, 1983-1990
Oversize posters, 1985-1990
box folder
135* 4 2nd Yvonne Rainer Film Festival, University of Calif. Santa Cruz, 1985 Oct 9-17
Four copies.
135* 4 Yvonne Rainer Festival, sponsored by College Five and the Committee on Arts and Lectures, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1985 Feb 25-25
135* 6 28th New York Film Festival, 1990
flatfile
5** Poster: Privilege: a new film by Yvonne Rainer, Zeitgeist films 1990
Nine copies.
1991
box folder
38 17 Programs, 1991
box folder
135* 7 Oversize poster: Matrilineage Women Art Change, Syracuse University, 1991 Nov 9-17
box folder
38 18 1992
1993
box folder
38 19 Programs, 1993
box folder
135* 8 Oversize poster: Women Make Waves, Sistren Theatre Collective, 1993 Sep 26 - Oct 2
box folder
38 20 1994-1995
1996-1997
box folder
39 1 Programs, 1996-1997
Oversize posters, 1996-1997
flatfile
6** MURDER and murder: the new film by Yvonne Rainer, Zeitgeist Films, 1996
Two copies.
box folder
135* 8 MURDER and murder, Franklin Patterson Hampshire College, Amherst, 1997 Mar 27
Six copies.
1999
box folder
39 2 Programs, 1999
box folder
135* 9 Oversize poster: Afterimage: Drawing Through Process, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1999 Apr 10
box folder
39 3 2000
Bessie awards, 2000
box folder
39 4 Programs, 2000
box folder
136* 1 Certificate: The Bessies, 2000 Sep 15
Awarded to Rainer for her work, After the Summer Dies the Swan.
2001-2002
box folder
39 5-6 Programs, 2001-2002
flatfile
6** Oversize poster: Eine Barocke Party : Augen blicke des Welttheaters in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst...Kunsthalle Wien, 2001 Jun 16 - Sep 16
Origin of the poster is a frame enlargement from Rainer's film Privilege; Gabriella Farrar pictured. Eine Barocke Party was the opening show of the newly renovated Kunstalle Wien in 2001. Rainer installed "Inner Appearances," the slide show, here for the first time.
2003
box folder
39 7 Programs, 2003
box folder
136* 2 Oversize poster: Beyond / After the Screen, The Impact of Documenta X and XI of Contemporary Film and Video Practice, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2003 Apr 10-12
box folder
39 8-9 2004-2005
box folder
206 7-8 2007-2008
box folder
207 1 Deutsche Guggenheim, 2008
207 2 Festival of International Dance, Yale, 2008
207 3 2009
207 4 WACK! (Vancouver Gallery), 2009
207 5 Screenings, 2009-2010
box folder
208 1 Dia and Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2012
208 2 Museum Ludwig, 2012
208 2 Papers
flatfile
11** Posters
box folder
208 3 Judson 50, 2012-2013
208 4 undated
box folder
207 5-8 2010-2012
box
204 Duplicates: programs and posters
Reviews, 1961-2012
Some reviews are also located in Series III.A.
box folder
40 1 Judson, 1962
40 2 Dance other than Judson, 1961-1962
40 3 Judson, 1963
40 4 Dance other than Judson, 1963
40 5 Rainer and Morris, 1963-1966
40 6 Rainer and Morris in Germany and Denmark, 1964-1965
40 7 Judson, 1964
40 8 Surplus Dance Theatre, 1964
40 9 Judson, 1965
40 10 Dance other than Judson, 1964-1965
40 11 Judson, 1966
40 12 Dance other than Judson, 1966
40 13 1966
40 14 1968
40 15-16 1969
Includes page of review excerpts titled: "Negative Dance Review excerpts."
40 17 1970
40 18 1971
40 19 1972
40 20 1973
40 21 1974-1975
40 22 1976
40 23 1977
box folder
41 1 1978-1980
41 2 1982
41 3 1983-1985, 1989
41 4 1991-1992, 1994
41 5 1996-1997
41 6 1998-2003
41 7 2004, 2006
41 8 Lives of Performers, 1972
41 9 Film About a Woman Who..., 1972
41 10-12 Kristina Talking Pictures, 1976
Journeys from Berlin / 1971, 1978
box folder
41 13 Files
box folder
42 1-2 Files
42 3-6 The Man Who Envied Women, 1984
42 7-13 Privilege, 1990
box folder
43 1-7 MURDER and murder , 1996-1997
box folder
208 5-11 2004-2012
208 12 Freeway Balconies at Deutsch Guggenheim, 2008
208 13 Museum Ludwig, Köln, 2012
box folder
210 1 Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2012


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