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Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents, 1969-1989

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Finding aid for the Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents, 1969-1989
Series I. Letters to Werner Lippert, 1972-1977 7.0 folder(s)
Series contains unpublished questionnaire responses from artists on the role of "chance" in art, 1972, and on "drawing," 1974 to German writer and critic, Werner Lippert (Mönchengladbach) in his capacity as editor of the publication Extra. Other letters to Lippert regard plans for exhibitions and projects, 1974-1977. There is extensive material from David Askevold and Salvo. Filed alphabetically by respondant.
Box Folder
1 1 Questionnaire 1, 1972
Lippert asked the following questions relating to chance in art: 1. What do you think "chance" is? 2. What value has chance in art? 3. What influence has chance on your work? Do you work with it or do you try to eliminate its influence? Respondants are: Otmar Alt, Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, Max Bill, Chillida, Ruprecht Geiger, Jasper Johns, Edward Kienholz, Lowell Nesbitt, Posen, Nicolas Schöffer, Bernard Schultze, and Paul Wunderlich. Collected for an intended publication.
1 2 Questionnaire 2, 1974
Original questions unknown, however, they seem to relate to Lippert's request for information on the relationship of drawing to the artists' work and their philosophical influences. Respondants are: Carl Andre, Agnes Denes, Ulrich Erben, Hamish Fulton, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Giulio Paolini, Mel Ramsden, and Franz Erhard Walther.
1 2 B - Letters of Conceptual artists to Lippert, 1974-1977
Includes letters to Lippert in his capacity as editor of Extra, and others regarding concepts and plans of exhibitions and projects.
1 3-7 A-Z, and unidentified
Letters to Lippert about exhibition plans and projects.
1 3 Vito Acconci
three letters.
1 3 Mac Adams
one letter.
1 3 Robert Adams
one letter.
1 3 Carl Andre
two postcards.
1 3 Arakawa
one postcard.
1 3 John M. Armleder
two letters.
1 3 Michael Asher
one postcard.
1 3 Terry Atkinson
two postcard and two letters.
1 3 John Baldessari
one postcard.
1 3 Michael Baldwin
two letters.
1 3 Lewis Baltz
three letters.
1 3 Gottfried Bechtold
one letter.
1 3 Lynda Benglis
one letter.
1 3 Joseph Beuys
postcard.
1 3 Mel Bochner
two letters, one postcard.
1 3 Daniel Buren
one letter.
1 3 Ian Burn
two letters.
1 4 David Askevold
ca.30 items.
1 5 Andre Cadéré
one letter.
1 5 James Collins
four postcards and seven letters.
1 5 Michael Corris
one letter.
1 5 Hanne Darboven
five letters.
1 5 Anges Denes
one letter.
1 5 Antonio Dias
one letter.
1 5 Ludwig Ettl
two letters.
1 5 H.P. Feldmann
three postcards.
1 5 Iole De Freitas
one postcard and one letter.
1 5 Ralph Gibson
one postcard.
1 5 Richard Hamilton
one letter.
1 5 Douglas Huebler
two letters.
1 5 Joseph Kosuth
one letter.
1 5 Darcy Lance
one postcard.
1 5 Jean Le Gac
one letter.
1 5 Sol LeWitt
five postcards and one letter.
1 5 Andrew Menard
one postcard and two letters.
1 5 Mario Merz?
one letter.
1 5 Roman Opalka
one letter.
1 6 Salvo
ca. 20 items.
1 7 Giulio Paolini
one letter.
1 7 Irving Penn
one letter.
1 7 Giuseppe Penone
one postcard, three letters.
1 7 Anne and Patrick Poirier
three letters.
1 7 Lucio Pozzi
four letters.
1 7 Mel Ramsden
one postcard.
1 7 Marcia Resnick
one postcard and two letters.
1 7 Gerhard Richter
one postcard.
1 7 Italo Scanga
two postcards.
1 7 Niele Toroni
2 letters.
1 7 Bernard Venet
one letter.
1 7 Franz Erhard Walther
one letter.
1 7 Lawrence Weiner
one postcard and one letter.
1 7 Gilberti Zorio
two letters.
1 7 Unidentified, (Schede et Alessandro)
one letter.


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