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Guerrilla Girls records, 1979-2003

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Guerrilla Girls Records
Series V. Exhibitions, 1981-2003, undated 18.41 Linear Feet 9 boxes, 3 flat files (1 ff. drawer), 3 elephant folios, 1 roll
Exhibition files include both the exhibitions curated by the Guerrilla Girls, such as Clocktower and Palladium, group shows, and (where noted) solo shows. Apart from the very well documented shows curated by the Girls, extent and character of the material varies, and may comprise brochures and posters, or correspondence only. Names of sponsoring institutions are followed by location only where the location is not self-evident. Containers include: Boxes 88*, 89*, flat files 5**, 10** 20**, EF 1-3, Roll 1.
Arrangement note
Each file or file grouping comprises an exhibition; they are arranged in chronological order by year. Traveling exhibitions comprising more than one year are cataloged together but retain their physical place in the chronological sequence.
box
8, 10, 12-15 Guerrilla Girls Review the Whitney, Clocktower, New York City, 1981-1987, undated 8 boxes, 1 flatfile, 1 binder, 3 folios, 1 roll
Materials regarding a major exhibition comprising a protest against the lack of representation of women and non-white artists at the Whitney Biennial of 1987 and previous Biennials.
box folder
12 1 Whitney Biennial catalog (photocopy), 1 item
12 2-5 Whitney Biennial data 4 folders
Including compiled lists of artists selected for several biennials, lists of trustees, donors, acqusitions.
12 6 Data on index cards 70 items
12 7 Assorted research materials 40 pages
12 8 Notebook 1 item
box folder
13 1 Installation maps 40 pp.
13 2 Lists and drawings 20 pp.
13 3 Paste-ups 30 pp.
13 4 Organization and planning 10 pp.
13 5 Print specifications 10 pp.
13 6-10 Information booklet 4 folders
Planning, paste-up and copies of final version.
box
13,14-15 Whitney trustee financial "portraits" 3 boxes
box
14-15 Framed versions 15 items
box folder
13 11 Large acetate negatives, 15 Sheets
13 12-13 Maquettes 2 folders
13 14 Order forms 10 items
13 15 Reviews 4 pp.
See also clippings files.
flatfile
10** Will more be less? 5 items
Components of an apparent poster series or installation, one narrow poster listing the names of women artists and another listing names of corporations.
box
88*-89* Large acetate negatives, graphs, and illustrations 8 folders 2 oversize boxes; 14 large folders
box folder
8 2 Photographs 12 b/w prints
box folder
10 1 Transparencies 2 items
also cat. installation transparencies, binder 10, f. 3, f. 7, and f. 2
folio
1-3 Elephant folios 3 items
roll
1 Rolled poster 1 item
box folder
16 1-5 Correspondence with galleries and museums, 1986-1995 5 folders
These files include exhibition proposals, and thank-you notes, as well as some letters of complaint from the Guerrilla Girls about these institutions' exhibition practices. There are some response letters.
16 Palladium exhibition, New York City, 1985 4 folders, 1 flat file
Also in Flatfile 20**.
16 6 Invitations 7 items
16 7 Donations 20 items
16 8 Planning and notes 10 pages
16 9 Participant lists 20 pages
flatfile
20** Posters 3 items
box folder
16 10 Guerrilla Girls: Conscience of the Art World, Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Brooklyn, 1987 5 items
Brochures and contract.
16 11 All the News That's Fit for Prints, Akron Art Museum, Ohio, 1988 7 pages
16 12 Unity: A Collaborative Process, Goddard Riverside Community College, New York, 1988 15 items
Brochures and invitations.
16 13 Guerrilla Girls Grace Wall Street, Lower Manhattan cultural Council, New York City, 1989 1 item
Press release.
16 14 Desire of the Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, 1989 3 items
Small catalog and a letter.
16 15 Dirt and Domesticity, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, 1989-1992 15 pages
Letters and loan agreement from the Whitney.
box folder
17 1-2 I will look at things I don't want to see, Times Square lightboard, for Messages to the Public, Public Art Fund, New York City, 1990 2 folders
17 3 The Gallery as Context, Atlanta College of Art, Georgia, 1990 3 items
Three catalogs in the form of square cards in an envelope.
17 Guerrilla girls, (solo) Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 1990 1 box, 1 flatfile folder
Also in Flatfile 5**.
17 4-5 Exhibition materials 2 folders
Including brochures, translations into Swedish of poster projects, and newspaper coverage.
flatfile
5** VI Arbetar fur livet, Stockholm, publicity poster, 1990 7 posters
box folder
17 6 Guerrilla Girls, (solo) Burnaby Art Gallery, New York City, 1990 2 items
Invitations.
17 7 No Laughing Matter, Independent Curators Incorporated, touring exhibition, 1990-1991 30 pages
box
17,18 Guerrillia Girls Talk Back, (solo retrospective) Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, California, 1990-1996 5 folders
box folder
17 8 Correspondence 20 pages
17 9 Announcements 7 items
17 10 Catalogs 2 items
box folder
18 4 Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, 5 items
Correspondence and clippings.
18 13 Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama, 1 item
18 14 SUNY Brockport, 10 items
18 23 OTA Fine Arts, Tokyo, 1 postcard
box folder
17 12 Counter-Media, Key, Richmond, Virginia, 1991 4 items
Letter and announcements.
17 13 Art of Advocacy, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1991 3 items
Three invitations.
17 14 im unterscheid, Berlin, 1991 2 items
Small catalogs.
17 15 Lists, Cage Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1991 2 items
Object lists.
box folder
18 1 Documents of Dissent, New York Public Library, New York City, 1991 2 items
Press release and letter about response.
18 2 Bad Politics, Greg Krucera Gallery, New York City, 1991 1 item
Publicity.
18 3 Images of Labor in the '90s, Bread and Roses cultural Project, New York City, 1991 5 items
Announcements.
18 5 The Poster Show, (solo) Bennington College, Vermont, 1992 7 items
Announcements.
18 6 Other Politics, Higgins Art Gallery, West Barnstable, Massachusetts, 1992 16 items
Announcements and brochures.
18 7 Guerrilla Girls: Exhibition of Posters, (solo) Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada, 1992 20 items
Announcements, letter, and press release.
18 8 Notes from the Material World, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1992 1 item
Catalog.
18 9 The Body Politic, Levinson Kane Gallery, Boston, 1992 9 items
Announcement.
18 10 Oslo Kunstforening, 1992 4 letters
18 11 The Art of Attack, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1993 3 items
One brochure and two small catalogs.
18 12 Miracle IV, Christie's Benefit Auction, Hartford, Connecticut, 1993 10 items
Letters.
18 14 Bad Girls,The New Museum, New York City, 1994 15 pages
18 15 SUNY, Brockport, 1994 7 items
box folder
11 5 Photographs, 1 color photographs
With a single earring.
box folder
18 16 Eco-Nation, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California, 1995 5 items
Brochures.
18 17-21 Benefit and Fundraiser, Printed Matter, New York City, 1995 5 folders
Letters and responses to fundraising form.
18 22 St. Lawrence University's Permanent Collection, 1996 4 items
One letter and three brochures.
18 24 Think Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1996 4 invitations
18 25 Bilbao poster project, Spain, 1997 10 pages
Photocopies.
18 26 Urban Encounters, The New Museum, New York City, 1998 11 items
Including letters, announcements, and installation maps.
18 27 Other Narratives, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1999 5 items
Announcements.
18 28 The Print Center, Philadelphia, 2000 2 pages
18 29 Firehouse Art Gallery, Garden City, New York, 2001 3 pages
18 30 Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon, 2003 7 pages
18 31 Guerrilla Girls, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, undated 1 item
Press release.
18 32 Art from First Bank system (no location), undated 1 item
Object list.


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