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Hershman-Leeson (Lynn) Collection of videotape interviews for Women Art Revolution
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Women Art Revolution : videotape interviews by Lynn Hershman-Leeson
    source: Hershman-Leeson, Lynn
    Creator: Hershman-Leeson, Lynn
    Identifier/Call Number: M1639
    Identifier/Call Number: 4833
    Physical Description: 4 Linear Feet : 68 video tapes, one box of transcripts, one box of releases & transcripts, one hard drive
    Date (inclusive): 1990-2008
    Abstract: Video interviews with over 40 women artists, critics, historians, and curators by Lynn Hershman-Leeson for the film !Women Art Revolution, documenting the development of the feminist art movement from the 1970s through 2008.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All received digital video files as well as any associated transcripts have been digitized and can be accessed either through our Searchworks catalog (https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8506155) or in a digital exhibit (https://exhibits.stanford.edu/women-art-revolution)
    Transcripts for most interviews can be accessed by clicking the "Download" icon along the bottom of the viewer.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased September, 2008; Accession 2008-242.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Women Art Revolution : videotape interviews by Lynn Hershman-Leeson for film, M1639. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Processing note

    The collection was processed by Stefan Elnabli and Crystal Rangel, students from the NYU Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Graduate Program, under grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of artist, critic, and curator interviews and footage created for use in the documentary !Women Art Revolution made by Lynn Hershman-Leeson, which chronicles the birth and evolution of the Feminist Art movement in the United States. The collection came as both the original videotapes of various formats and digital video file versions of most of the tapes, except where otherwise noted. The collection also includes transcripts for many of the interviews in both paper and digital form.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lacy, Suzanne
    Hershman-Leeson, Lynn
    Leduc, Violette
    Baca, Judith Francisca
    Brodsky, Judith K.
    Levrant de Bretteville, Sheila
    Kollwitz, Kathe
    Vicuna, Cecilia
    Hammond, Harmony
    Grode, Susan A.
    Guerrilla Girls
    Kanarek, Yael
    Kelley, Mike
    Heiss, Alanna
    July, Miranda
    Lippard, Lucy R.
    Pindell, Howardena
    Antoni, Janine
    Kozloff, Joyce
    Antin, Eleanor
    Kushner, Robert
    Schneemann, Carolee, 1939-2019
    Sackler, Elizabeth A.
    Schapiro, Miriam
    Utterback, Camille
    Wilding, Faith
    Ringgold, Faith
    Rosenthal, Rachel
    Rosler, Martha
    Roth, Moira
    Sims, Lowery Stokes
    Fox, Howard
    Rainer, Yvonne
    Reilly, Maura
    Rich, B. Ruby
    Wilson, Martha
    Butler, Cornelia H.
    Chicago, Judy
    Tucker, Marcia
    Da Costa, Beatriz
    Spero, Nancy
    Edelson, Mary Beth