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Finding aid for the Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents, 1969-1989
920025  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents
    Date (inclusive): 1969-1989
    Number: 920025
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
    Repository:
    The Getty Research Institute
    Special Collections
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
    Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
    (310) 440-7390
    Abstract: An assembled collection of visual and written documentation, including correspondence and artists' statements, and photographs and drawings relating to gallery installations, sculptural pieces, conceptual pieces, land art, and performances. Includes artists' letters to German critic and editor Werner Lippert and Galleria Toselli in Milan, and materials pertaining to the exhibition Prospect 69 (Dusseldorf, 1969). Includes letters from artists and gallery owners to Konrad Fischer, and some Fluxus printed ephemera.
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    Language: Collection material is in English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Publication Rights

    Preferred Citation

    Minimal and Conceptual Art Documents,1969-1989, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920025.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa920025

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the repository in 1992.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Visual and written documentation of Minimal and Conceptual art, including miscellaneous correspondence and artists' statements, photographs and drawings relating to gallery installations, sculptural pieces, conceptual pieces, land art and performances. Highlights are: artists' correspondence to German critic and editor Werner Lippert and Milanese gallery owner Franco Toselli, and materials collected regarding the exhibition "Prospect 69" (Düsseldorf, 1969), which includes letters from artists and gallery owners to Konrad Fischer and some Fluxus printed ephemera. The collection also contains miscellaneous drawings, typescripts and photographs of Minimal and Conceptual works, and performances.

    Arrangement note

    The collection is organized into five series: Series I. Letters to Werner Lippert, 1972-1977; Series II. Letters to Franco Toselli (Galleria Toselli), 1917-1989; Series III. "Prospect 69" 1968-1978; Series IV. Miscellaneous Drawings and Typescripts, 1975; Series V. Miscellaneous Photographs, 1969-1981

    Indexing Terms

    Subjects - Topics

    Art, Modern--20th century
    Conceptual Art
    Earthworks (Art)
    Fluxus (Group of artists)
    Minimal art
    Performance art

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Drawings (visual works)
    Photographic prints
    Photographs, Original

    Contributors

    Askevold, David
    Fischer, Konrad
    Galleria Toselli (Mila, Italy)
    Graham, Dan, 1942-
    Lippert, Werner, 1950-
    Prospect 69 (1969 : Düsseldorf, Germany)
    Salvo, 1947-
    Wilson, Ian, 1940-