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

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Rainer (Yvonne) Papers

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Series I. Notebooks, appointment and address books, 1949-2012, undated 3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Notebooks, some of which include inserted pages, record Rainer's thoughts, notes on events, quotations from readings, choreography, drawings, dreams, and scores for dances. In most cases Rainer provided the dates of the notebooks and they are arranged chronologically. Appointment books offer a record of events, meetings, and travel.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged in three groupings. Each grouping is then arranged chrononologically except for the address books.
Notebooks, 1949-2004
box folder
1 1 1949-1952 2 items
A diary and abook of quotations that include dance drawings.
1 2 circa 1960-1962
Includes drawing for Watering Place; transcription of Spencer Holst's text "On Evil," used for Terrain. Watering Place was only performed in Robert Dunn's Workshop and Merce Cunningham's Studio 1960. Includes separate handwritten account of dance improvisation sessions with Rainer, Nancy [Mechan ?] and Simone [Forti], removed from wire-bound notebook dated 1960 May 23.
1 3-4 1961-1962
Includes descriptions of movements by Rainer of two dances by James Waring.
1 5 circa 1963
Includes We Shall Run and parts of Terrain, Ball.
1 6 1963-1965
1 7 1963-1974
1 8 circa 1965
Includes Parts of Some Sextets; transcribed excerpts from William Bentley's Diaries.
1 9 1965-1966
1 10 1966-1968
Notes and scores for The Mind is a Muscle. Includes loose sheets with notes for The Mind is a Muscle, Trio A, and Trio B.
1 11 circa 1968
1 12 1969
Includes Rose Fractions; Performance Fraction for the West Coast.
1 13 1970-1972
box folder
2 1 1971
India journal.
2 2 1971-1972
2 3 1972-1975
2 4 1973-1975
2 5 1974-1976
2 6 1977
2 7 1977-1993
Includes a separate sheet with description of a dream.
2 8 1978
2 9 1978-1979
box folder
3 1 1981-1983
3 2 1983-1987
Includes a separate sheet with description of a dream.
3 3 1986-1989
3 4 1989-1991
3 5 1993-1999
3 6-7 1999-2004
Appointments books, 1970-2012
Includes books and loose pages that have separated from their notebook covers. Material spans the years 1970-2004, but does not include 1975, 1976, 1978 or 2001.
box folder
4 1 1970
4 2 1971
4 3 1972
4 4 1973
4 5 1974
4 6 1977
4 7 1979-1980
4 8 1980-1981
4 9 1982-1983
4 10 1983-1984
box folder
5 1 1984-1985
5 2 1985-1986
5 3 1986-1987
5 4 1987-1988
5 5 1988-1989
5 6 1989-1990
5 7 1990
5 8 1991
5 9 1992
5 10 1993
box folder
6 1 1994
6 2 1995
6 3 1996
6 4 1997
6 5 1998
6 6 1999
6 7 2000
6 8 2002
6 9 2003
6 10 2004
box folder
205 1 2008-2012
Addresses, undated
box folder
6 11 Address books
box
7 Addresses on index cards
Also includes business cards.
Series II. Correspondence, 1953-2008, undated 9 Linear Feet (14 boxes, 1 flatfile folder)
This series is comprised primarily of letters received by Rainer, but it also includes copies of some letters she sent, as well as original letters to her brother Ivan, which are among the earliest in the series. Correspondents include fellow artists, family, friends, people arranging for Rainer to speak at events, and people responding to, or inquiring about her films. Letters address Rainer's dance, choreography, film making, and critical writing, among other subjects.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged chronologically with letters to Ivan Rainer at the beginning and undated correspondence at the end.
Letters to brother Ivan Rainer and his wife, and family photographs, 1953-1978, undated
box folder
8 1 Poster, undated 1 item
Announces a performance by the James Waring Dance Company and lists Rainer as one of the dancers.
8 2-3 Letters, clipping and ephemera, 1953-1978
Letters, including some written while Rainer was in Berlin on a DAAD scholarship, 1976-1977; one announcement for a dance performance at Judson Hall, 1963 Feb 15; one announcement for dance performances of A Concert of Dance #3 and A Concert of Dance #4 at Judson Memorial Church, 1963 Jan 29; clipping of a review by Jill Johnston of performances of Judson Concerts #3, #4 in the Village Voice, 1963 Feb 28.
box
65 Family photographs, undated 17 photographs
box folder
8 4 1959, 1961-1962 8 items
Includes one undated item from "Ellie" about Trio A.
8 5 1963 13 items
With a letter from Joseph Beinhorn is a draft (?) of a response from Rainer, two pages of which are written on the back of a poster for a sculpture exhibition, Boxing match: 4 sculptors Arakawa, Ay-O, Morris, Yoshimura, at Gordon's Fifth Avenue Gallery Feb 27 - Mar 24.
8 6 1964 35 items
Some correspondence is addressed to "Bob" [Robert Morris]. Includes letter typed on back of poster announcement of performance by the Dancers Workshop Company Nov 10, San Francisco State College. Includes one letter from Trisha Brown.
8 7 1965 37 items
Includes one letter addressed to "Bob" [Robert Morris].
8 8-9 1966 51 items
Includes one letter from Merce Cunningham. Get well letters (serious complications from an appendectomy required further surgery). Letter from "Ann" written on back of announcement for a dance performance by The Dancers Workshop, 1966 Nov 4.
8 10-14 1967 77 items
Includes five letters from Robert Morris.
8 15-16 1968 38 items
Includes two letters addressed to Robert Morris and Rainer, and three letters to Morris from Rainer.
1969 25 items
box folder
9 1-3 Letters 24 items
Includes an exchange of letters with Robert Morris.
box folder
133* 11 Building plan of Studio Theatre and the University of Illinois 1 item
box folder
9 4 1970 15 items
9 5-8 1971 34 items
1972 47 items
box folder
9 9-12 Letters, 46 items
box
95 Transparency of Rainer's niece,
From Apr 8 letter.
box folder
9 13-21 1973 105 items
box folder
10 1-13 1974 139 items
10 14 Correspondence with Benjamin Buchloh, 1974-1975 34 items
31 letters from Buchloh, three from Rainer.
1975 145 items
box folder
10 15-19 Jan-Apr and undated 50 items
box folder
11 1-5 May-Dec 95 items
11 6-16 1976 177 items
Includes a letter from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) stating that the Berliner Künstlerprogramm has recommended offering Rainer a "working stay" in West Berlin for 1976. (Rainer was in Berlin from Sep 1976 to Aug 1977.)
box folder
12 1-9 1977 176 items
12 10-17 1978 117 items
box folder
13 1-12 1979 136 items
13 13-21 1980 118 items
1981 104 items
box folder
13 22-23 Jan-Feb and undated 28 items
box folder
14 1-6 Mar-Dec 76 items
14 7-13 1982 108 items
14 14-20 1983 72 items
box folder
15 1-7 1984 74 items
15 8-14 1985 59 items
15 15-21 1986 78 items
1987 94 items
box folder
15 22-24 Jan-Jun and undated 16 items
box folder
16 1-4 Jul-Dec 16 items
Includes letter from Trisha [Brown].
16 5-11 1988 81 items
Includes a poster for a week-long event at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, called "Contemporary Art in Context," for which Rainer gave a gallery talk.
16 12-18 1989 68 items
1990 118 items
box folder
16 19 Undated from 1990 9 items
box folder
17 1-10 Jan-Dec 109 items
Includes a letter from Trisha [Brown]; photocopy of program for The Mind is a Muscle, at the Anderson Theater, 1968 Apr 11, 14, 15; and several letters and cards with congratulations to Rainer on her appointment as a MacArthur Foundation Fellow.
Australia visit, 1990 16 items
Rainer visited Australia from Jul 28 to Aug 24.
box folder
17 11-12 Correspondence and printed matter
box item
100 C23 Sound cassette
One sound cassette from Nicola, of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (perhaps a recording of a talk that Rainer gave?).
box folder
18 1-8 1991 116 items
Includes a letter from T. [Trisha Brown?]
18 9-14 1992 61 items
Includes a letter from Trisha [Brown] thanking Rainer for her donation to Trisha's dance company and transcript of interview of Rainer by Nicholas Zurbrugg, 18 pages; see also Box 149, folder 14.
18 15-20 1993 80 items
Includes a letter from Trisha Brown.
box folder
19 1-7 1994 68 items
Includes a letter from Trisha Brown thanking Rainer for her donation to a benefit.
19 8-16 1995 77 items
19 17-23 1996 52 items
box folder
20 1-8 1997 90 items
Includes a letter from Trisha Brown (Oct).
20 9-15 1998 75 items
20 16-19 1999 53 items
Includes a card from Yoko Ono, and a letter from Rainer to Misha [Mikhail Baryshnikiv] accepting his invitation to choreograph a dance for his White Oak Dance Project.
box folder
21 1-4 2000 50 items
21 5-6 2001 27 items
21 7-8 2002 16 items
21 9-10 2003 17 items
21 11-12 2004 20 items
21 13 2005 1 item
box folder
205 2-3 2005-2008
flatfile
6** Undated
Poster reproduction of a drawing by Fred Troller, given to Rainer as a Christmas card by Fred and Beatrice Troller.
Series III. Works, 1960-2005, undated 7 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Photographs that document Rainer's work and performance, including her films, are filed in Series VII. Additional programs and reviews for these events, and programs for the events of other dancers and performers, especially at Judson Church, can be found in Series V. Audiovisual documentation of Rainer's work is in series VIII.
Some folders include notes by Rainer that briefly describe items loaned to Sally Banes for research and never returned to the files. The current whereabouts of these items is unknown.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged in three subseries: files relating to Rainer's dance, performance, and film works; scores and scripts by Rainer and others; and writings by Rainer in manuscript and published form.
Dance, performance, and film, 1960-2005, undated 4 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
The subseries begins with Rainer's comprehensive resume. Dance files include dance scores, drawings, descriptions of dances and choreography, notes, directions for performers, programs and fliers, information for programs, and reviews. Files on Rainer's films include scripts, shooting notes, production notes and notebooks, production schedules, production stills, accounting sheets, budgets and files on distribution and sales.
Arrangement note
Files are arranged chronologically, with some exceptions.
box folder
21 14 Résumé, undated
21 14 Watering Place score, circa 1960 4 page(s)
Orange crayon, pencil and ink on unlined paper with rounded corners. At the top of each page: "Instructions for..." and the name of each dancer: Steve, Ruth, Marnie, Paul. According to Rainer, Watering Place was never performed outside of Robert Dunn's workshop (Merce Cunningham's studio, New York City).
21 15 Three Satie Spoons, copy of score, 1961
Colored crayon on paper with handwritten description by Rainer in pencil on the reverse. Rainer's first choreographed solo.
21 16 Ordinary Dance, score and monologue, 1961-1962
Score, pencil and ink on paper.
Terrain, 1963-1965
Scores, typed and handwritten; Spencer Holst, On the Truth, and On Evil, in handwritten and typed form; programs; reviews; posters and flyers. Poster designed by Robert Rauschenberg.
box folder
21 17-18 Scores and notes, 1963
Typed and handwritten for various sections: "Bach," "Holst Solos," "Diagonal Section," and other directions for dances and notes.
21 19 Programs and reviews, 1963-1965
Programs, announcements for various performances; 1963 review by Jill Johnston; poster: An Evening of Dance, designed by Robert Rauschenberg; also, program for The Dance at Judson Hall, 1963 Feb 15, Ten performances, which do not include Terrain.
21 20 Dialogues, 1964
Two versions of a script, one in manuscript and the other typescript (and carbon copy and photocopy). Four pages of notes with sections: "with Cindy," "Cindy," "Weights and Measures," and "with Judy."
21 21 Parts of Some Sextets, 1965
Score; notes; program with annotations; photocopy captioned: "two stories from a forty-five minute tape taken from the Diary of William Bently, used as a sound track for Parts of Some Sextets."
Carriage Discreteness, 1966, 1998
Performed as part of 9 Evenings: Theater and Engineering, produced by Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) at the 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, 1966 Oct 15.
box folder
21 22-23 Typed description and other materials, 1966
Typed description of Carriage Discreteness, list of objects for the piece. Also includes a review of a performance, and information about the piece by Per Biorn, a performance engineer.
21 24 9 Evenings: Theater and Engineering, 69th Regiment Armory, New York, 1966
Press releases, reviews of 9 evenings events. Also includes materials titled "Projects for Stockholm Festival."
box folder
22 1 Documentation provided by Julie Martin, 1966, 1968
Documentation of Rainer's piece Carriage Discreteness sent to Rainer by Julie Martin with a letter, 1998. Photocopied documentation of 9 Evenings event produced by E.A.T.
22 2, 4-5 The Mind is a Muscle, 1966-1968
Programs, reviews, letters, sample of silver material. Includes programs for Brandeis and Spoleto performances. Also includes annotated paste-up program for performance at Anderson Theater, April 1968.
Trio A, 1966, 1997, 2001-2005
box folder
22 6 "Dance Talking: Trio A", 1966
Text of lecture with note that it was for publication in 0 to 9 magazine; notes, clipping of an essay by Vladimir Nabokov (from New York Times Book Review).
22 7 Letter from Pat Catterson, 1997
22 8 London International Summer School, 2005
Printed text; Rainer taught Trio A at the summer school.
22 9 Greg Catellier, 2001
Letters from Catellier, who learned and performed Trio A.
22 3 Trio B scores, 1968
Two drawings, pencil on graph paper: Trio B Second Part, and Trio B running. Performed Anderson Theater, New York City.
22 10 Performance Demonstration, 1968
Some materials in this folder (including negatives) were originally in a folder with a note from Rainer that said, "Performance Demonstration - maybe?" Black-and-white negatives are in Box 94.
22 11 Connecticut Composite, 1969
Typed description, scores, programs. Performed at Connecticut College, New London, CT. Connecticut Composite included an early version of Continuous Project Altered Daily.
Rose Fractions, 1969
box folder
22 12 Billy Rose Theater, New York
22 13 Program information, scores and programs, and correspondence
Includes letter from Carl Andre written on graph paper about the performance.
Continuous Project, Altered Daily, 1969-1970, 1998
box folder
22 14 Programs, contracts, flyers for performances, 1969-1970
22 15 Handwritten notes and directions for performances, letters, 1969-1970
22 16 Copies of score, texts, 1969-1970
Apparently scores used in Connecticut Composite, then reused for Continuous Project, Altered Daily. These papers were in a folder that was labeled "from Continuous Project, shown at MOCA [Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles]."
22 17 Laban notation score, 1998
box folder
133* 12 Scores for CP-AD "Chunks and Insertables"
Three hand-written copies/versions on graph paper.
133* 12 Oversize clipping
From the New York Review of Books, part of an article about People's Park.
box folder
22 18 War, 1970
Scores, other texts. War re-used parts of Continuous Project-Altered Daily and was performed by Grand Union.
Grand Union, 1970-1972
Programs, brochures. See also files on Touring.
box folder
22 19 New York University, 1970
Grand Union and War. Description of piece and contract with New York University.
22 20 Grand Union Dreams, 1970-1971
Scores and programs. Also in Box 23, folder 1.
box folder
23 2 Handwritten dreams of Grand Union dancers (?), circa 1971
23 3 Programs, fliers, and public relations material, 1970
23 4 Biographies of dancers, 1970-1971
Typed and handwritten - Grand Union dancers?
23 5 Correspondence, 1970-1972
Some letters relate to the incorporation of Grand Union, others to tours and performances. See also files in Series V for more information about Grand Union performances at various venues.
23 6 Performance, 1972
Script, etc. Includes Instructions for Story section from Lives of Performers, first performed in Performance, Hofstra University and the Whitney Museum.
Lives of Performers, 1972, undated
box folder
23 7 Working script, draft pages, 1972
Handwritten on yellow, lined paper. Lives of Performers is Rainer's first full-length film, and includes actual footage from the rehearsal of one of Rainer's pieces, Walk, She Said.
23 8 Original script and related pages, 1972
23 9 Wall text, 1972
Text is on index cards. Corresponding black-and-white slides, :identified as "Slides for Brenda" described in "slides" section below.
23 10 Script, 1972
Two copies of typescript.
23 11 Distribution, 1972
Letters and receipts regarding distribution and sales, plus one sheet of corrections to be made to future copies of the video/film.
23 12 Pandora's Box (Lulu), G.W. Pabst, 1972
Paperback copy of book, with film stills cut out and loose. Source for Lives of Performers. Also used to illustrate Work, 1961-1973.
flatfile
7** Louise Brooks, Delta Productions, Montpellier, France, undated
Slides, 1972
box
96 Text slides for ocean, English
31 duplicate slides.
96 French text, tray 1
33 slides. Up to "she starts to leave...".
96 Text slides for ocean, French
30 duplicate slides.
96 French text, tray 1 (end), tray 2
15 slides.
96 English and French text
27 duplicate slides.
96 Slides for Brenda
9 slides.
box folder
23 13 In the College, 1972
Notes and typed "Narrative suggestions." Piece created at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio and performed 1972 Jan.
Photo Romanza, 1972
Black-and-white photographs and notes for the poster designed by Rainer. See also Box 24, folder 8, Kristina (For a....Opera) published in Interfunktionen, 1975, edited by Benjamin Buchloh, photographs by Babette Mangolte.
box folder
23 14 Photographs and notes
flatfile
8** Oversize
box folder
23 15 Sentimentale, 1972
Magazine that served as a model for Rainer's Photo Romanza, purchased when she was in Italy.
Inner Appearances, circa 1972
box folder
30 1-2 Wall texts
box
137* Inner Appearances props
Items used for performance: sun visor, toy gun, wrapped package, etc.
box folder
23 16 This is the Story of a Woman and Man Who..., 1973
Script.
This is the Story of a Woman Who..., 1973
box folder
23 17-18 Scripts
Parts of the script, outline of sections, including Inner Appearances, Shirley's Dream and Grand Union Dreams pieces (for performance at Whitney? Theater for the New City?), plus flyers/programs for these two venues. Also includes part of a script, photographs, flyers, letter from "Steve," lighting and sound cues.
box folder
24 1 Wall projections
Texts for wall projections, index cards with text, "Instructions for the performance of Inner Appearances," which was incorporated into This is the Story...
24 2 Annotated photographs
With mailing list, flyers, images of Rainer and train (from newspaper), and two posters: 5 Evenings (Boston) and questa e la storia di una donna che... (Rome).
Film About a Woman Who..., circa 1974
box folder
24 3-4 Script
24 5 Titles
24 6-7 Notebooks
Two notebooks with shooting notes.
"Kristina (For a...Opera)," 1975
box folder
24 8 Interfunktionen, no. 12
24 9 Collected images
Photographs, images clipped from publications used for the publication "Kristina (For a...Opera)" in Interfunktionen, 1975.
Kristina Talking Pictures, 1976, 1978
box folder
25 1 Script, first draft, 1976
Handwritten and typed pages.
25 2 Shooting notes, 1976
25 3 Sixty-two index cards, 1976
25 4 Script, notebook with shooting notes, 1976
Script is partial.
25 5 Film strips, production stills and photographs, 1976
25 6-7 Collage images, 1976
25 8 Script annotated for Afterimage, 7: 37-73, 1978
Journeys from Berlin / 1971, 1978-1980
box folder
25 9-10 British Film Institute, 1978-1980
Letters, budgets, contacts relating to BFI support for production costs of the film.
box folder
26 1 Working notes, 1979-1980
Extensive notes, prospectus for the film, black-and-white photographs of hand holding a stone (negatives in Box 94).
26 2 Images for Journeys from Berlin/ 1971, 1979-1980
Black-and-white photographs, postcards.
26 3 Research, 1979-1980
Clippings, articles from newspapers. See also folders on Baader Meinhof, Box 45, folders 5-7.
26 4 Production notes and schedules, 1979-1980
26 5-8 Scripts, 1979-1980
26 9 Story of a Filmmaker Who..., 1980
Text of lecture performance (?) and cues.
The Man Who Envied Women, 1985
box folder
26 10-12 Scripts, prospectus
Three scripts, plus prospectus; budget for film (?)
box folder
27 1-5 Production notebooks and budget
Includes production schedules, cast and crew lists, notes, script, and list of shots. Includes typescript: "The Man Who Envied Women: Collage with Martha Rosler," 1984 June 23; a dialogue between Rainer and Rosler.
Privilege, circa 1990
box folder
27 6-9 Scripts
Script in folder 8 is annotated; see also color photographs in Box 91.
27 10 Production
Notes and accounting sheets for payroll. Description of project.
27 11 Carlos
Photocopied articles and notes related to background of this character.
27 12 Rights
Mostly relating to music.
27 13 Distribution
MURDER and murder, 1996-1997
box folder
28 1-5 Scripts
Includes three scripts and one annotated shooting script.
28 6 Shooting notes and scene break-downs
28 7 Budgets
28 8 Credits
28 10 Distribution
box folder
29 1-4 Film festivals,
29 5 Lesbians and cancer
Information for distribution of film.
29 6 30 anos de dança
29 7 Letter from Barbara Haas regarding role of Doris
Color photographs in Box 149.
29 8 Mailing lists and phone numbers
29 9 Music
29 10 Music rights
29 11 Script
Photocopy from Performance Art Journal.
29 12-14 Production notebook
29 12 Notebook/folder with notes attached
See folders 13-14 for papers that were inside.
29 13-14 Production papers from notebook
Regarding production and post-production.
After the Summer Dies the Swan, 2000-2002
box folder
30 3 Carl Schorske, Vienna Fin de siècle, annotated copy
Rainer's source for After the Summer Dies the Swaan.
30 4 Notes and images
30 5 After the Summer Dies the Swan - Hybrid
Typed and annotated working script, photocopies of photographs and texts for video.
30 6 Unidentified and undated materials for works, undated
Two newspaper clippings titled "Child Hood" and "Adult Hood;" one clipping of sites in Egypt; one typescript page for a slide, beginning "I am tired of your cunning and docility..."
Scores and scripts, circa 1960-1966, undated 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
This subseries consists primarily of scores related to Rainer's dance work from early 1960s, but also includes scripts by others that may have been for the New York Poets Theater.
Arrangement note
This subseries is arranged topically.
box folder
30 7 Philip Corner music scores, undated
Three handwritten scores:" Joyous Flashes" [composed in 1958], "Passionate Expanse of the Law" [composed while Corner was with the Judson Dance Theater between 1962 and 1964], and one untitled sheet [part of "Passionate Expanse"?].
Arrangement note
This subseries is arranged topically.
30 8 Eric Satie 3 Gymnopedias, undated
Used by Rainer for Three Satie Spoons.
30 9 Dance scores, undated
Photocopied floor plan and "people plan" [ Connecticut Composite]; crayon drawing of multiple colored lines [see similar drawing in notebook]; note regarding items borrowed by Sally Banes.
30 10 Dance scores in notebook, circa 1962
30 11 Dance scores for Blam Blam Blam, Dialogues, 1962
30 12 "Duet with Darius," 1962
Written in pencil on the back of a poster for James Rosenquist.
30 13 Two unidentified dance scores, undated
Handwritten on yellow note paper: "New stills."
box folder
205 4 Carriage Discreteness, 1966
Scripts by others, undated
For New York Poets Theater?
box folder
30 14 Tropismus, Sorrenti (?)
30 14 Faust Foutu, Robert Duncan
30 14 A Scene by John Wieners
30 14 Our First Gobi Fossils, Larry Loonin
30 14 Calling: A Happening for performers only, Allan Kaprow
30 14 [Three scenes written as letters (?)], Al Mazza, Jr.
30 14 What Happened, Gertrude Stein
30 14 Shopping and Waiting: a dramatic pause, James Schuyler
Rainer writings and publications, 1963-2005, undated 2.6 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
This subseries contains Yvonne Rainer's writings in manuscript and published form, including handwritten notes.
Arrangement
This subseries is arranged chronologically with undated materials at the end.
box folder
31 1 "Some thoughts on improvisation (for painter James Byars)," 1963
One handwritten, one typed manuscript.
31 2 "Sleeping," 1964
Two pages handwritten text (one sheet) untitled with first line "I want to make a dance about sleeping." With published copy in ICA Bulletin, Dec 1965.
31 3 "Dwarf syndrome," 1965
One-page typed manuscript, a statement about dance dated 1965 Oct 3.
31 4 "Rreeppeettiittiioonn iinn mmyy wwoorrkk," circa 1965
Three typed and one handwritten manuscripts.
31 5 "Some retrospective notes on a dance for 10 people...," post 1965
One handwritten and two typed manuscripts, with photocopy of published work in Tulane Drama Review.
31 6 Lecture on movement, 1966
One typed and one handwritten manuscript and notes on four index cards. See also Rainer's 1965-1966 notebook for an earlier version of this text.
31 7 "Quasi survey of some minimalist tendencies...," undated
Typed manuscript, and printed pages from Gregory Battcock's book, Minimalism, where it was published.
31 8 "Account of my career," circa 1966
Essay for grant application? With list of performances and statement of purpose.
31 9 "Notes on Two Dances by Deborah Hay," 1967
In Ikon, February, 1967: 2-3. One issue of the Journal.
31 10 "Don't Give the Game Away," 1967
Manuscript, typed and untitled; photocopy of published article; and one issue of the journal Arts Magazine, April, 1967: 44-47.
31 12 Jill Johnston, 1969
Untitled typed manuscript about Johnston, three pages.
31 13 "Statement about muh moovies for Annette Michelson," circa 1972
Found in a folder with material about Lives of Performers.
31 14 "From an Indian journal," 1970
Handwritten loose notebook pages from Rainer's trip to India funded by E.A.T. With photocopy of published version in Drama Review, 15 (T-50, Spring 1971): 132-138. See also Rainer's notebooks for her India journal, Box 2, folder 1.
31 15 "Dancing Ladies," 1972
Statement about title of dance performance series arranged by James Waring, "Dancing Ladies."
31 16 Writings, 1972
Two untitled texts, typed, one page each. One on literary sources of Rainer's work, the other about performing and movement.
31 17 "Parts of some sextets," after 1974
Typed essay about this piece, with annotations. With photocopied photographs by Peter Moore.
31 18 "Film about a Woman Who...," (script) 1976
In October, 2. Two issues of the journal.
31 19 "A Likely Story," 1976
Four copies. Paper delivered 1976 Sep 3 as part of the International Forum on Avant-Garde Film, Edinburgh Film Festival [A paper with the same title was published in Idiolects, 6 (June 1978)].
31 20-21 "Annotated selections from the filmscript of 'Kristina Talking Pictures,'" 1977
In No Rose, 1, no. 3. Four issues of the journal.
31 22 "Introduction to the second edition," 1979
For Works, 1963-71. Two copies.
31 23 "Backwater: Twosome / Paxton and Moss," 1979
31 24 "Beginning with Some Advertisements for Criticisms of Myself, or, Drawing the Dog You May Want To Use To Bite Me With, and Then Going On To Other Matters," 1980
In Millennium Film Journal, 6 (Spring 1980): 5-7. One issue of the journal.
31 25 Texts about Journeys from Berlin / 1971, circa 1980
Five typed manuscripts, one of which is a Letter to the Editor.
31 26 "Incomplete report of the first week of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, August 17-30, 1980, and Musings on Several Other Films," 1980
In Idiolects, 9-10: 2-6. One issue of the Journal.
31 27 "Looking Myself in the Mouth," 1981
16 pages typed and annotated, with some tape. First published in October, no. 17 (Summer 1981): 8-12. Two photocopies of article, one with handwritten notes.
box folder
31a 1 "More Screaming and Kicking from the Narrative Front / Backwater," 1982
31a 2 "Trisha Brown: engineering calamity," 1985
Clipping of article by Rainer, published in the Voice September 17, 1985.
31a 3 "Rainer on Rappaport," 1985
Typed manuscript and published article in NY Talk, November 1985. About filmmaker Mark Rappaport.
31a 4 Texts about The Man Who Envied Women, circa 1985
Four manuscripts: Interview with Rainer, Minneapolis, 1985 Sep 8, Bill Horrigan, Valerie Ellis, Helen DeMichiel; plus three texts by Rainer, typed with annotations.
31a 5 "What's wrong with Ross MacElwee's 'Sherman's March,'" 1986
two typed pages.
31a 6 "Some ruminations around cinematic antidotes to the Oedipal net(les) while playing with De Lauraedipus Mulvey, or, he may be off screen, but...," 1986
In Independent Film and Video Monthly, 9, no. 3 (April 1986): 22-25. Clipping of article and three issues of the journal.
31a 7 "Thoughts on Women's Cinema: Eating Words, Voicing Struggles," 1987
Clipping of article by Rainer, published in Independent Film and Video Monthly, 10, no. 3 (April 1987) and four issues of the journal.
31a 8 "The Man Who Envied Women" - script, 1987-1988
In Women and Performance, 3, no. 2, #6 (1987-1988): 103-160.
31a 9 "Responses to Coco Fusco's 'Fantasies of Oppositionality,'" 1989
In Screen, 30, no. 3 (Summer 1989): 91-98.
31a 10 "Tea for Two," 1980
Rainer (with Simone Forti), in Contact Quarterly, 15, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 1990): 27-31. Journal issue and typescript of the article.
31a 11 "Work of art in the (imagined) age of unalienated exhibition," 1990
Typescript of article by Rainer, published in Discussions in Contemporary Culture: Democracy, a project by group material, 1990, and issue of the journal.
31a 12 [Unititled] "Shirley is gone," after 1980
Six-page typed remembrance.
box folder
31b 1 "Privilegien und Risiken, Ein Interview mit Kurt Eastwood, Susanne Fairfax und Laura Poitras," 1991
In Frauen und Film, June 1991. Two issues of the journal.
31b 2 "Narrative in the (dis) service of identity...," 1991
Three copies of typed manuscript, photocopy of published article in Review of Japanese Culture and society, December 1991, and issue of the journal.
31b 3 "Working Around the 'L' Word," 1991
Two versions of a talk delivered at DCTV 1991 Oct 13, "Lookout: Lesbian and Gay Television Festival."
31b 4 "Preface: The Work of Art in the (Imagined) Age of Unalienated Exhibition," 1991
Discussions in Contemporary Culture: If You Lived Here, The City in Art, Theory and Social Activism, 1991.
31b 5 Letter to Artforum, 1993 Sept
About Lizzie Borden's piece on Trisha Brown and Rainer.
31b 6 Letter to October, 1995
October, 71, "Feminist issues" (Winter 1995).
31b 7 "The End of More Than a Century," 1996
Written for X-Factor, faxed 27 August 1996.
31b 8 Article about Robert Dunn, 1996
In Movement Research, Performance Journal, 14 (Spring 1977). The issue commemorates the legacy of Robert Ellis Dunn.
31b 9 "MURDER and murder" - script, 1997
In Performing Arts Journal, 55 (1997): 76-117.
31b 10 "Pedagogical Vaudeville 3," 2001
In PAJ, no. 67 (January 2001): 48-61. Two copies of the journal.
31b 11 " Trio A: Genealogy, Documentation, Notation," 2005
In Dance Theatre Journal, 20, no. 4 (2005).
31b 12 "Reflections and dogmas of a dogged dog," undated
Text, largely about chance, written in ink on large sheets of colored construction paper.
31b 13 "Film and performance," undated
Photocopy of published text, multiple copies.
31b 14 [Untitled], undated
Undated. Typed questions on yellow notepaper, with annotations.
31b 15 Text about hospital and cancer, undated
Untitled handwritten manuscript, three pages.
31b 16 Four manuscripts, undated
"Talking" (one handwritten page); "An Apology" (two handwritten pages); two typed pages about a duet later incorporated into a dance for 10 people and 12 mattresses; a dialogue (two handwritten pages of four), the first line of which is "It is so lovely to have changing."
31b 17 Five manuscripts, undated
"V-O dreams" (one typed page); "Food memories in the morning" (one typed page); "A List of shameful conditions and occurrences" (one typed page); untitled one-page typed manuscript, the first line of which is, "He thinks he is getting away with something"; untitled one-page typed manuscript, the first line of which is, "My father used to tell this awful joke...."
31b 18 Seven manuscripts, undated
One typed page of quotes; "Keening for women" (one handwritten page); "Reverie" (two handwritten pages about quality of photography in Rainer's films); Two handwritten pages about Rainer's aesthetic of time; One handwritten page of a sequence of actions (a dance or an exercise?); two typed and handwritten pages about the artist and social responsibility; "Coordinates of speech and image" (two handwritten pages about film clichés); two handwritten pages about a diner and short order cook (relates to a scene in Rainer's diary).
31b 19 Annotated file folder, after 1961
Notes about dance and performance works written on folder in pencil.
31b 20 Two pages of notes, undated
Work, 1961-1973, 1974
Materials for production of the 2nd edition of Rainer's book about her work, published 1974 by the Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Includes photographs of scores and other non-photographic illustration media. Professional photographs of performances that were used in the book are in Series VII. Photography; they can be identified by the page and illustration number which are written on the back of the photograph [blue pencil].
box folder
32 1 Copy of the 1st edition of Work
Annotated by Rainer in preparation for the 2nd edition.
Photographic materials used in the book
box folder
32 2 Book jacket, front cover
Two illustrations on the front cover.
32 3 End sheets
32 4 Terrain
Page 43: score for Al's sequence.
32 5 Parts of Some Sextets
Pages 44, 52-53, and 54.
32 6 The Mind is a Muscle
Pages 92-93, 94, and 104.
32 7-8 Rose Fractions
Pages 120 and 158. Photograph considered but not used in publication (folder 8).
32 9 Continuous Project - Altered Daily
Pages 132-133.
32 10 War
Page 169.
32 11 Grand Union
Page 204.
32 12 Performance
Page 241. Photograph used for program for performance at Hofstra University, 1972 Mar 21.
32 13 Lives of Performers
Pages 235 and 236.
32 14 This is the Story of a Woman Who...
Pages 249, 254, 256, 258 and 260.
32 15 We Shall Run
Page 292.
32 17 Three Satie Spoons
Page 284.
32 18 "Scrapbook" chapter
32 19 Correspondence and editing
32 20 Paste-ups, photographs considered but not used for the book
32 21 Notes on the 2nd edition appendix
32 22 Miscellaneous
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.
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
Series VI. Topical research files, circa 1951-2005, undated 12 Linear Feet (23 boxes, 2 flatfile folders)
The files in this series contain collected material on people and topics. Much of this material seems to have fed Rainer's work.
Arrangement note
The files are organized alphabetically. Most of the file headings are from the original file folders.
box folder
44 1 Abortion rights and birth control, undated
44 2 Ackerman, Chantal, undated
Photocopied article, program for screenings at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
44 3 Activist information, undated
44 4 AFNA, undated
44 5 African film, undated
Programs, articles.
44 6 African-American film, undated
Programs, articles, and notes.
44 7 Aging, undated
44 8 AIDS, undated
44 9 AIDS and film, circa 1989-1990
Fear of Disclosure project.
44 10 Anarchism, undated
44 11 Ann Arbor, Michigan and Once Festival, 1962-1965
Performance programs and publication. [Rainer performed here in 1964.]
44 12 Antin, Eleanor, undated
Postcards, "100 boots" series.
44 13 Art, miscellaneous printed images of paintings, undated
44 14 Articles, collected, 1975-1978
About people, events, Happenings, etc.
Artists Call Against U.S. Intervention in Central America, General Statement, 1984 Jan
box folder
44 15 Papers
flatfile
5** Oversize
Poster designed by Claes Oldenburg.
box folder
44 16 Artists Community Groups, undated
44 17 Asian film, undated
Programs, articles.
box folder
45 1-2 Avant-garde film, 1971-2000
Includes programs, articles and press releases. See also New York Film Festival.
45 3 Avant-garde film: Sherry Millner, 1985
Letter to Rainer regarding Millner film, collages by Millner, photograph of her son.
45 4 Awards, 1993
Rainer honorary degrees and awards.
45 5-7 Baader Meinhof research and notes, 1975-1978
Related to Rainer's film Journeys from Berlin/1971. See also files relating to the film in box 22.
45 9 Backlash: Arlene Croce, undated
Regarding Croce's article about "victim art." Clippings of responses by others.
45 8 Barnes, Clive, undated
Clippings of his reviews.
45 10-12 Banes, Sally, undated
Articles by, in manuscript and photocopies of published versions. Also in Box 46, folder 1.
box folder
46 2 Barthes, Roland, undated
Newspaper article/book review about.
box folder
45 10-11 Bennington College, Crossett Library, undated
Photocopies of photographs owned by the Crossett.
box folder
46 3 Berger, John, undated
Three articles by Berger.
box folder
59 5 Bernstein, Cheryl, "Performance as news," undated
Photocopy of article.
box folder
46 4 Bibliographies: Film, undated
46 5 Billops, Camille, undated
Resume, articles and printed ephemera about.
46 6-8 Books, undated
Lists of titles, reading notes, clippings and catalogues.
46 9 Borden, Lizzie, undated
Articles and press about.
46 10 Bordowitz, Gregg, undated
Publicity information on films by Bordowitz, scripts for a film.
46 11 Braderman, Joan, undated
Resume, printed materials about, with letter asking Rainer for a letter in support of promotion/tenure.
46 12 British film, undated
Press, programs, articles about.
box folder
55 15 Brown, Jean, 1960s
Papers regarding the Jean Brown collection at Judson.
box folder
46 13 Bryant, Tisa, undated
Chapbook written by Bryant, with letter to Rainer and business card.
46 14 Buñuel, Luis, undated
Photocopied pages about.
46 15-16 Bush, George W., undated
Clippings, political ephemera.
box folder
47 1-4 Cancer, undated
47 5 Carroll, Noël, undated
"From Real to Real Entangled in Nonfiction Film," typescript.
box folder
133* 2 Carmines, Al, 1966 Jul 3
New York Times clipping about Al Carmines, minister of Judson Memorial Church.
box folder
47 6 Cat, undated
box folder
55 12 Catalogs and manuals, undated
Catalog for books for magicians, catalog for sound effect records, manual for a Kodak Carousel 650 projector, documentation for the Farquhar "Earth in Space" globe, and a driver's license pamphlet.
box folder
47 7 Central America, undated
47 8 Centre national de la danse, 2002
Press releases, promotional information.
box folder
48 1 Cinematique (San Francisco), undated
Program.
48 2 Cockburn, Alexander, undated
Article by.
48 3-6 Collective for Living Cinema, undated
Programs.
48 7 Copeland, Roger undated
48 8 Corner, Philip, undated
box folder
49 1 Couvert Action, 1981, 1986
Article by Glenn Alcalay, "America's Nuclear Colony," Fund for Information and Accountability, Fall, 1986; article by Russ W. Baker, "CIA Out of Control," Voice, 10 September 1981.
49 2 Crimp, Douglas, undated
49 3-4 Croce, Arlene, 1980
Article by Croce, New Yorker, June 30, 1980; Rainer's response to the article.
49 5 Cuba, undated
Includes packet of information from the Center for Cuban Studies.
49 6 Cunningham, Merce, 1960-1967, 1980
Programs, reviews, two photographs: Cage, Cunningham.
49 7-8 Dance, miscellaneous, 1978-1992
Program for Fall events, presented by the Dance Theater Workshop, 1982; Article by Owen Edwards, "The Look of Dance," New York Times Magazine, 26 November 1978; information on the 1992 Living Room Festival.
49 9 Dance Notation Bureau, undated
49 10 Dancer's Guide, 1963
49 11 Denes, Magda, undated
Three reprints of chapters from publications on gestalt therapy and sensitivity training.
49 12 DIA Art Foundation, 1987-1989
box folder
50 1 Dilexi Foundation, 1969
50 2 Distribution information, undated
Regarding the film The trouble with love and a film festival, The Age of New Yorker Films.
50 3 Documentary, undated
Regarding films.
50 4 DOCUMENTS, 1992
Project statement and letter to Rainer asking her to be on the Advisory Board for this publication.
50 5 Dougherty, Cecilia, 1997
Conversation with Yvonne Rainer.
Drawings by Rainer of Nijinsky and Isadora Duncan, circa 1968
Drawings after photographs of Nijinsky. Twelve drawings, ink on paper, mounted on two boards, after drawings by Abram Walkowitz of Isadora Duncan.
box folder
50 6 Drawings
flatfile
3** Oversize
box folder
50 7 Drawings, clippings, and paintings, undated
By various people; also clippings of figures in Japanese prints.
50 7 Dreyer, Carl, undated
Scenario for film.
50 9 Duras, Marguerite, 1975
October offprint: Joan Copjec article.
50 10 E.A.T. Newsletter, 1967-1968
Two issues.
50 11 Economics, 1988, 1990
Articles.
50 12 Electoral politics, undated
Newsletter: Women's Rights Alert, from Senator Barbara Boxer.
50 13 Environment, undated
50 14 Farocki, Harun, undated
50 15 Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, undated
50 16 Feminist issues, undated
50 18 Film: Actors Agencies, undated
50 19 Film: Assistants, undated
50 17 Film: Technical information, undated
box folder
51 1 Films: Women, undated
Film festival programs, seminars and articles.
51 2 Floating Bear: a newsletter, 1961-1962
Issues of the newsletter.
51 3 Fluxhouse, 1967
Material pertaining to the Fluxhouse Cooperative, formed to address the problem of working and living space for artists in New York City.
Fluxus, undated
Includes announcements for Fluxus events, and Fluxus materials including postcards, FluxPost stamps, and six posters from 1962? - 1966. One of the posters is based on drawing by Nam June Paik, "Fluxus Island in Décollage Ocean."
box folder
51 4 Files
box folder
132* 3 Oversize
box folder
51 5 Foreman, Richard, undated
Programs, articles and other information relating to the American playwright and director.
51 6 Frampton, Hollis, undated
Photocopied articles, public relations material, pertaining to the independent filmmaker.
51 7-8 French cinema, undated
Mostly programs from The Museum of Modern Art, Department of Film, and Lincoln Center.
51 9-10 French texts, circa 1972
Translations of texts into French, probably for the event, Une Soiree Avec Yvonne Rainer, Yvonne Rainer et John Erdman, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, A.R.C., 15, 16 and 19 November 1972; and the Festival D'Automne and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 12 August 1972. See also Box 33, folder 12.
51 11 Friedrich, Su, 1966
Photocopied articles, announcements, pertaining to the filmmaker, and a letter to Rainer, 1996
51 12 Gay, undated
Conference programs, articles, newspaper announcements, and event announcements.
box folder
52 1-2 Gay film, undated
Programs, announcements.
52 3 German film, undated
52 4 Gever, Martha, undated
Articles by, emails to Rainer.
52 5 Godard, Jean Luc, undated
52 6 Godmillow, Jill, undated
Letters, resume, documentation of work supporting promotion.
52 7 Goodeve, Thyrza, undated
Articles, manuscripts by.
52 8 Gorin, Jean Pierre, undated
Program for his film, Poto and Cabongo.
52 9 Graves, Nancy, undated
Announcement for an exhibition of prints by the artist.
52 10 Green, Renee, undated
Letter, manuscripts, photocopied articles.
52 11 Green, Shelley, undated
Letter to Rainer about her book on Rainer's work, manuscript chapter about Privilege.
52 12 Greenwich, London Dance Agency, 2003
52 13 Greyson, John, undated
About his film scripts.
52 14 Group Material and Martha Rosler, DIA, 1989
52 15 Guerilla Girls, undated
Promotional materials, articles.
Grant Applications, 1967-2003
box folder
53 1-9 1967-1975
53 10 1978-1979
53 11 1982
53 12 1984-1985
53 13 1987-1988
53 14 1989
53 15 MacArthur Foundation, 1990
box folder
54 1 Privilege, 1990
54 2 Privilege, National Endowment for the Arts, 1990
54 3 Privilege, The Rockefeller Foundation, 1990
54 4 Grants, Correspondence, 1994
54 5 The American Film Institute, 1994
54 6 ITVS (Independent Television Service), 1994
54 7 National Endowment for the Arts, 1994
54 8 Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media, Women Make Movies, New York Foundation for the Arts, 1994
54 9 Correspondence with actors, 1994-1995
54 10 Correspondence, 1995
54 11 The American Film Institute, 1995
54 12 Funding Exchange, 1995
54 13 ITVS (Independent Television Service), 1995
54 14 National Endowment for the Arts, 1995
54 15 New York State Council on the Arts, 1995
54 16 The Rockefeller Foundation, 1995-1996
54 17 Correspondence, 1996
54 18 The American Film Institute, 1996
54 19 Astraea, 1996
54 20 Funding Information, 1996
54 21 National Endowment for the Arts, 1996
54 22 Final Reports, 1996-1997
54 23 The Rockefeller Foundation, 1999
54 24 NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts) Electronic Media and Film Program, 2002
54 25 Video Data Bank , 2003
54 27 Hammer, Barbara, undated
Resume.
54 28 Harper's Bazaar, 1967
Issue devoted to "100 American Women of Accomplishment"; includes Rainer.
54 29 Hay, Deborah, 1969-2005
Programs and public relations material about her and her dance company.
Held, Al, undated
box folder
54 30 Papers
Two printed images of paintings, and an exhibition announcement (1967).
box
95 Slides
Slides show paintings in an interior (studio or apartment?); Al Held is in two of the views.
Higgins, Dick, undated
box folder
55 1 Printed texts, ephemera
55 2 Manuscript of "Postface"
83 leaves.
55 3 Newspaper clipping about Fluxus and Higgins
55 4 Something Else Press printed matter
Includes catalog, newsletter, chapbook, and directions to Higgins's house.
55 5 History, undated
55 6 History - film, undated
55 7 Hollywood - film, undated
55 8 Homeless, undated
55 9 Housing, 1969
Two announcements from the City-Wide Committee for Artist's Housing in Cooper Square.
55 10 Human Rights Festival, undated
55 11 Indian film, undated
55 13 Jameson, Fredric, undated
His review of books on Proust.
55 14 Japanese film, undated
55 16-19 Johnston, Jill, undated
Reviews.
55 20 Judson Memorial Church, undated
Flyers, programs, public relations. See also Programs.
55 21 Judson Memorial Church, Celebration of Freedom, 1999 Apr
55 22 Judson Poets Theater, undated
Programs, flyers.
55 23 Julian, Isaac, 2003
Articles and press for his film on Frantz Fanon.
box folder
56 1 Kaprow, Allan, A Selection of Recent Happenings, 1964, 1965
Typed scores.
56 2 Kelly, Mary, undated
Resume, articles.
56 3 Koch, Stephen, undated
Articles and reviews by Koch.
56 4 Kosovo, undated
56 5 Lambert, Carrie, undated
Manuscript essay on Trio A.
56 6 Larson, Ernest, undated
Articles by Larson and flyers for programs he curated.
56 7 Latin American film, undated
56 8 Lehmann, Minnette, undated
Articles by Lehmann.
56 9 Le Roy, Xavier, undated
Letter to Rainer, 1999, and description of one of his performances.
56 10 Lesbians, undated
56 11 Lesbians in film and video, undated
56 12 Leung, Simon, undated
Pinpricked drawing.
56 13 Lew, Jeffrey, undated
Newspaper article about Lew.
56 14 Lewis, Glenn, undated
Postcards and ephemera.
56 15 Lewitt, Sol, undated
Exhibition announcement/brochure, two copies.
56 16 London, undated
Article.
56 17 Lord, Catherine, undated
Manuscripts.
56 18 Lower East Side, undated
Article, flyer.
56 19 Luca, Mark, undated
Resume, writings and ephemera.
56 20 Ludlam, Charles, undated
"Manifesto, Ridiculous Theater, Scourge of Human Folly."
56 21 MacLow, Jackson, undated
Typed and printed poems. See also folders "Poetry."
56 22 Mail Art, undated
From Ray Johnson and others.
56 23 Mailing lists, undated
56 24 Mangolte, Babette, undated
Resume, letters, and documentation for her application for a position at University of California, San Diego.
box folder
57 1 Marriage, 1983
Article by Vivian Gornick, "Against Marriage," Village Voice, 1983 November 15.
57 2 Menopause, undated
57 3 Millner, Sherry, undated
Material to support a promotion including her resume, letters and articles.
Miscellaneous, undated
box folder
57 4 Papers
box folder
58 13 Note,
A note from Rainer about a "Steno notebook" loaned to Sally Banes.
box folder
57 5 Mitchell, Jack, 1968
Article about, and reproduction of, a group photograph that Mitchell took of Merce Cunningham, Erick Hawkins, Paul Taylor, Yvonne Rainer, Don Redlich, Twyla Tharp, Martha Grahham and José Limón in 1968.
57 6 Monk, Meredith, undated
Process Notes on "Portable."
57 7-9 Morris, Robert, undated
Clippings, typescript review of Morris performance, note from Rainer regarding material loaned to Sally Banes, and a manuscript by Jill Johnston.
57 10 Mulvey, Laura and Peter Wollen undated
Flyers, press releases, notes.
57 11 Music, undated
Article by John Rockwell, "New York's Experimental Music Sounds Familiar Notes."
57 12 Narrative, 1995, 1999
Article; information about a class at Columbia University.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), 1990
About NEA censorship controversy.
box folder
57 13 Files
box folder
58 1-2 Files
58 3 New American Filmmakers, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1982
58 4-5 New York, 1970's
Articles, notes on retail goods and services, map of New York City.
New York Film Festival, 1963, 2000-2004
box folder
58 6 1963
Articles, notes on retail good and services, map of New York City.
58 7 circa 2000-2004
Programs.
58 7 New York Film Festival, circa 2000-2004
Programs.
58 8 New York Foundation for the Arts, undated
58 9 New York Poets Theater, undated
File contains only a note regarding loan of material to Sally Banes.
58 10 New York Say No to War, undated
Printed ephemera.
58 11 News clippings, undated
Miscellaneous news clippings, organized into three groupings: arts, international and politics, science and medicine.
58 12 No More Nice Girls, undated
58 14 NOW Festival, 1966
Program. See also posters, Box 133*, f.1.
58 15-16 Nuclear, anti-nuke, undated
58 17 Owens, Craig, undated
Article by Owens, and his obituary.
box folder
59 1 Palestine, undated
Pamphlet from Third World Newsreel.
59 2 Paper Tiger, undated
Flyers, articles.
59 3 Paris, undated
Article about.
59 4 Paxton, Steve, undated
Letters, notes, printed ephemera.
59 6-7 Poetry, undated
Includes poems by Jackson MacLow, among others.
59 8 Politics, civil rights, undated
Magazines.
59 9 Pornography, undated
59 10-11 Postcards: old postcards from Rome, undated
59 12 Postcards, clippings, photographs, undated
59 13 Powell, Michael and Pressburger, undated
59 14 Psychology, undated
Articles.
59 15 Psychoanalysis, undated
Articles.
59 16 Quattuor Albrecht Knust, undated
Dance company in communication with Rainer regarding Continuous Project - Altered Daily.
box folder
60 1-2 Race, undated
Notes and clippings.
60 3-4 Rainer, Childs, Hay, 1968
Letters asking for financial assistance. Publicity.
60 5 Rape, undated
60 6 Rappaport, Mark, 1982
Film proposal.
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1951, 1966-1968
Also includes the exhibition poster for White Paintings, his first exhibition at the Leo Castelli Gallery, Oct 12 - 27, 1951.
box folder
60 7 Papers
Letters, including hand-made Christmas cards for 1966, 1967 and 1968, composed of hand-illustrated 2 inch square cards; photographs; and programs.
box folder
132* 1 Exhibition poster
Exhibition poster for White Paintings, his first exhibition at the Leo Castelli Gallery, Oct 12 - 27, 1951.
box folder
60 8-10 Reading notes, 1966-1968, undated
Includes notes on Marshall McLuhan.
60 11 Reynaud, Bérénice, 1966-1968
Articles and manuscript about independent film.
box folder
61 1-8 Research notes, 1980s-1990s
box folder
60 12 Rich, Ruby, 1966-1968
Articles, manuscripts.
60 13 Rosenberg, Julius and Ethel, 1966-1968
box folder
62 1 Rosler, Martha, undated
Articles
62 2 Russian film, undated
Flyer.
62 3 Schneider, Gary, undated
Clippings.
62 4 Sexuality, undated
62 5 Sirk, Douglas, undated
Program flyer.
62 6 Soho (New York City), undated
box folder
129* 1 South Africa, 1998
Report of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), November 1998.
129* 1 Soviet Union, 1991
Issues of the New York Times from August 1991 reporting the fall of the Soviet Union.
box folder
62 7 Spiro, Ellen, 2000
Resume, letters.
62 8-9 Students, undated
Resume, letters and writings.
62 10 Straub, Jean-Marie and Daniele Huillet, undated
Program of films.
62 11 Sugerman, George, undated
Two Christmas cards from Sugerman, one with a collage, dated 1959, and one with a painting.
62 12 Theater history, 1975 Feb 4
Article by Rachel Rosenthal, Journal of the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, February 4, 1975.
Theater programs, 1982-1998, undated
box folder
62 13 Brooklyn Academy of Music, undated
62 14 C-D, undated
62 15 Lincoln Center, 1982-1984
62 16 M-O, undated
62 17 Playbill, 1987, 1992-1998
62 18 Public Access, 1996
62 19 Miscellaneous, undated
The Summer in Gossensass, 1998; Theater Oobleck production of Necessity (undated); La Ma Ma etc. (undated); Now that Communism is Dead my Life Feels Empty, 2001; Roy Cohn/Jack Smith, 1992.
62 20 Theater Rally, 1965
62 21 Third World Cinema Conference and other programs, undated
Programs for the Third World Cinema Conference, 1983; Early Black Cinema (undated); The Black Woman Independent: Representing Race and Gender, 1987; X ( The Life and Times of Malcolm X), 1986; and Antonio das Mortes, 1986.
box folder
63 1 Tillman, Lynn, undated
Photocopied article.
box folder
129* 1 Titanic, 1998
An April 15, 1998 reissue of the April 16, 1912 New York Times reporting the news of the sinking of the Titanic.
box folder
63 2 Trinh T. Minh-ha, undated
Articles, public relations material.
Trisha Brown Company, 1978-2005
box folder
63 3-22 Files
Interview (manuscript, folder 3), programs, reviews and articles.
box folder
134* 6, 8 Oversize posters
box folder
64 1 USSR, undated
Ephemera regarding film.
64 2 Video Against AIDS, undated
Programs.
64 3 War Game Project, undated
Public relations material.
64 4 Warhol, Andy, undated
William Wilson article, "Prince of Boredom"; photocopy excerpt from POPism : the Warhol '60s; and a letter to Rainer from Mark Francis, Curator of the Andy Warhol Museum, informing Rainer that he had acquired a photograph (of Rainer with Warhol) in a group of photographs taken by David McCabe (see Box 86, folder 8).
64 5 Waring, James, undated
Ephemera; note regarding items loaned to Sally Banes.
64 6 Weems, Carrie Mae, undated
Exhibition ephemera.
Wexner Prize, 1995
box folder
64 7 Articles, press releases
flatfile
5** Wexner Center poster
Photos by Peter Moore. According to Rainer: "The images are three different photos from an improvisation that Trisha Brown and I did on the roof of a chicken coop at George Segal's farm at a Fluxus event called the Yam Festival in 1963. The Wexner used those images as a poster when I got the Wexner Prize in 1995." Seven copies
box folder
64 9 Wilson, Deborah, undated
Essay titled "The Man Moves."
64 10 Wittgenstein, Ludwig, undated
Articles.
64 11 Womens' Action Committee, undated
64 12 World Trade Center, 2001
Emails, flyers, clippings.
64 13 World War II, undated
Articles.
box folder
65 8 Zummer, Thomas, 1993
Manuscript text for a performance.
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
box
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
box
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
box
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.
box
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
box
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
box
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.
box
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
box
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?]
box
72 North East Passing, Goddard College, 1968 40 items
Prints and three contact sheets, one of which is annotated. Photographers: D. Koolish; Goldenson.
box
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.
box
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
box
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
box
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.
box
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.
box
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.
box
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
box
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.
box
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
box
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
box
98 Italian postcards, undated 9 slides
box
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
box
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
Series VIII. Audiovisual materials, circa 1963-2003 69 Linear Feet (89 boxes)
The audiovisual series contains more than 270 audio and video recordings and films. Included are documentation of Rainer's dance performances and rehearsals, music for dance performances, Rainer's films, interviews with Rainer, lectures, and videos by others. This series is arranged alphabetically. In some instances, works are represented by multiple formats, which may be duplicative.
Audiovisual materials are unavailable until reformatting is complete. Contact the repository for information regarding access. Use copies are indicated in container list below. Items were numbered by the repository.
Selected digitized versions are available online. Connect to selected digitized audio and video recordings. Access is available only to on-site readers and Getty staff.
Arrangement note
This series is arranged alphabetically. Where multiple performances of the same piece are present, they are listed in chronological order. In some instances, works are represented by multiple formats.
Audio material, 1968-1990, undated
box item
101 R27 9 Evenings interview, undated
9 Evenings interview (digitized version available on-site only)

Soundtrack for The Mind Is a Muscle. 1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
100 C16 Audrey and part of Gloria Martocchia, undated
1 sound cassette.
100 C23 [Australia Radio Talk] undated
1 sound cassette.
box item
101.c R11 Bessie Smith Empty Bed Blues I, II, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
101.a R1 Cal Arts, 1975 Feb 13
1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, stereo, 7 in.
box item
100 C17 Cath Kenneally talking to Rainer, Adelaide, 1990 Aug 13
1 sound cassette.
box item
102.a R26 Class Moving Definitions: for Yvonne Rainer, undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in., recorded at 3 3/4 ips
box item
99 C7 David Misam, undated
1 sound cassette.
99 C14 David Misam, undated
1 sound cassette.
box item
101.a R2 Dilexi #8 Rainer 5 cuts, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
99 C1 Frank Muggia, 1985 May 8
1 sound cassette.
box item
100 C15a-b Gloria-Larkspur, 1988 Jan 16
2 sound cassettes.
box item
102.a R23 Gordon Mumma. Rainer music, Tape A, 1968 Jul
Boulder, Colorado, Mexico City. 1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, 5 in.
102.a R24 Gymnopedia - Corner Greig Sonatas, undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
box item
100 C22 Helen Meglen, 1988 Jan 24
1 sound cassette.
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101.a R4 John Talking, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
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99 C8 Judson Interview, 1981
1 sound cassette.
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101.c R10 KDS möte Sarabrottskolan, undated
Large number "2" on front of box. 1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
101 R12 Kristina, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
100 C19 La Jolla Museum, Performance, 1988 Jan 26
1 sound cassette.
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101 R15 Lecture Demo II, undated
On back of box: Tiomkin, Buzzer, Horses, Rainer. 1 sound tape reel (13 1/2 min.) : 7 in.
box item
99 C10 Lives of Performers, undated
1 sound cassette.
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102.a R20 Morris - Rainer 9 1/2, undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
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101 R16 Music for Duet section from Terrain (1963), Philip Corner and Bach ("Ich Habe Genug") music, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
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102.a R17-R18 North East Passing, undated
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101.c R8 North East Passing, Dance C tape D, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
101 R13 On tape - T-Y-R, BFVF [Boston Film Video Foundation?], 1979 Dec 6
[Reel without box]. 1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
101 R14 "Parts of the Body" lecture, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
101.b R7 Performance Demonstration #1, undated
Written on box: Music lecture, Tiomkin, Trio A Lecture, Rehearsal lecture and door banging Chamber Bros. 1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
box item
99 C4 Peter Wollen ABC Cinema, undated
1 sound cassette.
99 C6 Rainer, 1977
1 sound cassette.
99 C3 Rainer CAA (College Art Association) talk, undated
Other side labeled: Vito Acconci, Joan Jonas. 1 sound cassette.
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101.a R3 Rainer Oct 70 Gym. choreography, 1970 Oct
With note: return to Robert Devine. 1 sound tape reel : 7 in., 1/2 in. tape.
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102.a R19 Rainer, We Shall Run, Berlioz, undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
102.a R22 Seascapes [crossed-out], undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
box item
125 D2 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Rainer, Y., 1991
CD labeled "1 of 2"; number 2 is not present. 1 sound disc (Compact disc) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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102.a R25 "Sleep" tape for Corridor Solo the first section of Part of a Sextet, undated
Performed by Rainer and Robert Morris. 1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
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99 C9a-c [Steve] Paxton - Rainer, 1974 Dec
3 sound cassettes of 3. Sides of cassettes numbered 3-7.
99 C5 [Steve] Paxton - Rainer, undated
1 sound cassette.
99 C11 Susan Love, Dana Farber, 1985 Jun 17
1 sound cassette.
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100 C21 Suskind, interview with Sharon Hunt, undated
1 sound cassette.
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102.a R21 Tape for Performance Fractions for the West Coast, undated
1 sound tape reel : 5 in.
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100 C20 Tea for Two, Rainer, Simone Forti, a conversation, 1980
M. R. benefit. 1 sound cassette.
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99 C2 Trisha [Brown] - Rainer, 1985 Aug 10
1 sound cassette.
99 C12 Tuba Miram Requiem Berliosz, undated
1 sound cassette.
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100 C18 Yvonne Rainer and Ramona Koval, Melbourne, 1990 Aug 7
Interview on 3LO Australian Radio. 1 sound cassette.
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101.b R6 Yvonne tape #2, Dreams from In the College, undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 1/2 ips, 7 in.
101.b R5a-b Unidentified, undated
2 sound tape reels : 7 in.
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99 C13 Unidentified with ornate purple label of shell designs, undated
1 sound cassette.
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101.c R9 Unlabeled except for a large number "1," undated
1 sound tape reel : 7 in.
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125 D1 [Untitled: 9 Tracks], undated
Includes: "I want to make a dance," "[illegible] Vocal," "[illegible] Collage," "Alarm," "Horse Trot," "This Tape-" "[illegible]," "I really don't like being here," "Tonight [illegible]." 1 sound disc (Compact disc) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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102.b Original boxes: R17-R26, undated
Film and video recordings, 1969-2003, undated
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan 2000, 2002, undated
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120 V136 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan: Hybrid, 2002
1 videocassette (VHS) (31 min.)
120 V109 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, BAM, 2000 Jun
Commissioned by the Baryshnikov Dance Foundation. 1 videocassette (VHS). Use copy available, see DVD7.
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125c DVD7 After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, BAM, undated
1 videodisc (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. DVD7 is available for use.
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111 V62 Beyond the Mainstream : Dance in America series, 1980 May 8
Information on original cassette label: Cassette machine no. 3, Eng.: PD, copied from no. 13259B. 1 videocassette (U-matic).
Chair Pillow 2001, undated
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108 V43 Canyon College, 2001
108 V42 Dennison U rehearsal, undated
Charles Atlas, Rainer Variations, 2001-2002
Charles Atlas's Rainer Variations is a montage dealing with Rainer's career using real and simulated interviews and rehearsal footage.
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116 V85a-b Move # 1 and #2
Richard Move, actor who impersonates Martha Graham (?). 2 videocassettes (DVCam).
116 V86a-b Rainer / Graham #1 and #2
Rainer with Richard Move as Martha Graham (?). 2 videocassettes (DVCam).
116 V87a-b Atlas / [Kathleen] Chalfant #1 and #2
2 videocassettes (DVCam).
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117 V88-V89 Y1 and Y2, 2001 May 23
With 2 typed scripts: "Gregg #1, Script #2 (for Kathleen)" 9pp; and "Gregg #2, Script #2 (for Richard) 10pp. [For Charles Atlas's "Rainer Variations"?]. 2 videocassettes (VHS).
Continuous Project, Altered Daily, 1969-1970, 2000
Connecticut rehearsals, 1969-1970
Rehearsal for Connecticut Composite, which included an early version of Continuous Project - Altered Daily. Shot by Michael Fajans at Connecticut College, July 1969. [See videocassette in Box 109; See films].
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125a DVD2 Connecticut Rehearsal, 1969 Jul
1 videodisc (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. F22 and F23 use copy available, see DVD2.
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119 V103 Connecticut Rehearsal, 1969 Jul
Early rehearsal of Rainer's Continuous Project, Altered Daily, shot by Michael Fajans at Connecticut College. 1 videocassette (VHS). See DVD copy in Box 125.
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111 V59-V60 Connecticut Rehearsal, 1969 Jul; and Whitney Museum Performance, 1970 Mar 31 1969-1970
1 videocassettes (Betacam SP) : 30 min. 50 sec.; 1 videocassettes (U-matic) : 30 min. 50 sec. With: Whitney Museum Performance, 1970 Mar 31 (11 min.).
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167 F22 Film negative
Negative is recent (circa 2000). 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm. See also DVD 2.
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168 F23 Film print
Kodak 1969 A-wind reversal print. Leader: "Connecticut rehearsals / Altered Daily - A wind rev. print." Some perforation damage. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm. See also DVD 2.
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154 F27 [Out-takes, Continuous Projects], circa 1970
Leader: "out-takes continuous projects." Various performance footage out-takes. No leader on head or tail. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm.
Whitney Museum, 1970, 2000
See also: Connecticut Rehearsal, 1969 Jul; and Whitney Museum Performance, 1970 Mar 31, Box 111, V59-60.
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169 F24 1970 negative
Kodak 1970 B-wind negative. Leader labeled: "John Cochran." Cement splices and some edge repair. Slight vinegar odor. Yvonne Rainer & Co. ; Camera: David Appel. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm. Use copy available.
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154 F25 Circa 2000 negative
Negative is recent (circa 2000). 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm.
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170 26 Work print
AGFA work print. Numerous cement splices of varying quality. Yvonne Rainer & Co.; Camera: David Appel. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm.
[Dance footage], 1970
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153 F20 Negative, 1970
Kodak 1970 high contrast negative. Can label: "hi con neg." No leader on head or tail. A high contrast negative of dance footage. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm.
153 F21 Print, 1970
Kodak 1970 high contrast print. No leader on head or tail. A high contrast print of dance footage. 1 film reel of 1 : si., black and white ; 16 mm.
Dance Fractions for the West Coast, 1969
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119 V104 Dance Fractions for the West Coast, circa 1969
Directed by Rainer; produced by KQED-TV, San Francisco. In email Rainer calls this "Performance Fractions for the West Coast." Note: 3/4 in. NTSC transfer from 1 in. open reel video mater. 1 videocassette (VHS) (51 min.) : black and white, and color. Use copy available, see DVD3.
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125b DVD3 Dance Fractions for the West Coast,
1 videodisc (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. DVD3 is available for use.
[ Dance - Minneapolis], 1974-1975
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182-183 F38a-b Negative, 1975
Kodak ECN 1975 color negative. Label on can: "Dance-Minneapolis orig. color neg." Label on tail: "5/22/75 Yvonne Rainer." Reel 1 is labeled as "Kristina #1-3"; reel 2 is labeled as "Kristina #4-5." 2 film reels of 2 : si., color ; 16 mm.
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184-185 F39a-b Print, 1974
Kodak 1974 faded color print. Label on can: "Dance-Minneapolis color print." Reel 1 labeled as "Kristina #1-3; reel 2 labeled as "Kristina #4-5." 2 film reels of 2 : si., color ; 16 mm.
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121 V110 Eye on Dance, 1990 1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min., 35 sec.)
Guests: Yvonne Rainer, Sara Rudner, host: Celia Ipiotis. Produced by ARC Videodance, New York, 1990. Recorded: 1990 Jun 25. First air date: 1990 Nov 26.
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