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Eleanor Antin papers, 1953-2010

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Antin (Eleanor) Papers
Series III. Projects, circa 1965-2009 5.5 Linear Feet (6 boxes, 1 flat file)
This series includes Antin's notes, writings, and related items for all of her projects, including poetry, films, performances, installations, and exhibitions. It includes all of Antin's scripts in multiple states of revision, along with a number of unpublished works, including early poetry and experimental text works from the 1960s, and unpublished plays and performance pieces from the 1970s and 80s. Also included is correspondence related to specific projects, such as an interesting exchange between Antin and the writer Kathy Acker, whose story "Miss Garland's School for Girls," Antin had hoped to make into a film.
Arrangement
Arranged in chronological order by year, using the first year the project was shown or performed.
box folder
17 1-5 Poetry, circa 1965-circa 1970
17 6 Gain Ground, 1968
17 7-8 Portraits of Eight New York Women, 1969
17 9 Nine Movies, 1969
17 10-11 100 Boots, 1970
17 12-13 Library Science, 1971
17 14 The King, 1972
17 15-16 The Ballerina, 1974
17 17-18 Battle of the Bluffs, 1975
17 19 Carving, 1975
box folder
18 1 My Life Begins, 1976
18 2-4 Angel of Mercy, 1977
18 5-7 The Nurse and the Hijackers, 1977
18 8 "Pocohontas," circa 1979
18 9-11 Before the Revolution, 1979
box folder
19 1-9 Recollections of My Life with Diagelev, 1980
19 10 Help! I'm in Seattle, 1986
19 11-13 Who Cares About a Ballerina? 1987
19 14-17 The Nights of Rasputin, 1989
box
20-21 Man Without a World, 1991
box folder
21 4 "Miss Garland's School for Girls," 1992
Plans for a film based on a story by Kathy Acker, with correspondence between Antin and Acker.
21 5-7 Vilna Nights, 1993
21 8-10 Minetta Lane, 1995
21 11-12 Sandwich Man, 1995
21 13 Group show, Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles (Reconsidering the Object of Art), 1995
21 14 Retrospective, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999
box folder
22 1 Retrospective, Washington University, 2000
22 2 Biennal, Sydney, 2002
22 3-7 Roman Allegories, 2004
22 8 100 Boots, 2006
22 9 Group show (Centre Pompidou), 2006
22 10 Group show, Santa Monica Museum of Art (Identity Theft), 2007
22 11 Group show, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (Wack!), 2007
22 12 Group show, Getty Museum (California Video), 2008
Historical Takes, 2008
box folder
22 13 Notes and drafts
flatfile
1** Poster
box folder
22 14 Helen's Odyssey, 2008
22 15 Classical Frieze, 2009
22 16 Group show, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery (San Diego and the Origins of Conceptual Art), 2009
box
64* Introduction panels, 1975-2008
The King of Solana, 1975, Recollections of My Life with Diaghilev, 1980, Angel of Mercy, 1981, The Last Day of Pompeii, 2002, Historical Takes, 2008.


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