Getty Research Institute
A collection of videotapes containing works by Zipcut Video (a collaboration between artists Patrick Scott (a.k.a. Patrick Marca-Registrada) and Gene Wirth from 1981 to 1982), and other videotapes related to LBMA's experiments in producing video art for cable broadcasts
University of California, Santa Barbara - Davidson Library
Charlotte Moorman was an American cellist and performance artist who gained some notoriety for her Avant Garde performances at festivals she helped organize beginning in 1963. Moorman was trained as a classical musician at Julliard and later joined the American Symphony Orchestra in the late 1950s. She is widely known for her performance art however, as one of her performances of Nam June Paik's Opera Sextronique would lead to her arrest for performing the work topless. Paik and Moorman were longtime collaborators, with Paik composing many pieces exclusively for Moorman. Paik also produced a documentary film after Moorman's death in 1991 entitled "The Topless Cellist." This collection was originally edited, compiled, and produced by the manager of Moorman's estate Barbara Moore. This collection is one of 100 limited edition archives that were sold at an exhibition on the life and work of Moorman in 2000. This collection has been arranged chronologically, and the contents largely ... Read More
Cornell University Libraries
Collection contains documents, correspondence, engineering plans and schematics, audio and video recordings, photographs, instruments and instrument components, and other personal papers documenting his work as an engineer and inventor of electronic music
New York University Libraries
The Bob Holman Audio/ Video Poetry Collection is a multimedia collection documenting spoken word performances and productions between the years 1977 and 2002. Key items include spoken word projects produced by Bob Holman
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
The archives contains materials documenting the cessation of Modern music, correspondence, financial and budget documents, fundraising and promotional materials, clippings, committee meeting minutes, photographs and artwork, stage and costume designs, contemporary concert and festival programs, scrapbooks (preserved on microfilm), publications of the League, and writings by Minna Lederman Daniel. Correspondence includes originals of letters sent to Modern music by George Antheil, Alban Berg, Theodore Chanler, Aaron Copland, Henry and Sidney Cowell, David Ewen, Frederick Jacobi, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Piston, Paul Rosenfeld, Lazare Saminsky, Arnold Schoenberg, Harold Shapero, and Virgil Thomson. Contributors to Modern music include Alban Berg, Bertolt Brecht, André Breton, Aaron Copland, Henry and Sidney Cowell, Edwin Denby, Lincoln Kirstein, Pablo Picasso, Walter Piston, Paul Rosenfeld, Harold Shapero, and Virgil Thomson. Noteworthy original works of art in this collection include ... Read More
Vanderbilt University - Jean and Alexander Heard Library
The Vortex and the Bad Boy Concert was held at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University on April 7, 2013. The major highlight of this concert was the Southeastern premiere of the 1924 version of George Antheil's Ballet mécanique edited by Paul Lehrman and performed by the Vortex Percussion Ensemble, which was synchronized with the film of the same name by Fernand Léger. The concert was preceded by a symposium and an exhibition of robotics inside and outside the Ingram Hall lobby. This collection consists of publicity, promotional materials, reviews, programs, and videorecordings
Art Institute of Chicago - Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
The World of Charlotte Moorman collection originated as a publication in conjunction with the archival exhibition of the same name at Bound & Unbound, a gallery in New York, March 28-June 30, 2000. The collection includes recital announcements and programs from Moorman's college years; programs, posters, catalogs, and ephemera from her 30-year career collaborations with Nam June Paik, Joseph Beuys, Yoko Ono, and other vanguardists; posters and programs from each of the fifteen Annual Avant Garde Festivals in New York; and bibliographical and biographical material
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery
This collection provides an overview of Fluxus artwork and includes rare examples from the Something Else Press publications. Over 70 artists are represented in this collection. Includes a sampling of Dick Higgins' artwork, publications, and exhibition materials; publications from Something Else Press; and individual and collaborative artwork and publications from members of the greater Fluxus movement.
University of Iowa
This small Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art collection is comprised of zines relating to avant garde and popular music
Getty Research Institute
The Bienal Americana de Arte records provide partial documentation of the planning, realization, and reception of Salons IV and V and Bienals I, II, and III. The Salons are grouped into one series, each Bienal into its own series, and there is a separate series for the Experimental music section of the third Bienal coordinated by Magda Sorenson. All of the series include administrative papers and ephemera. Series III. and IV. have more extensive and varied records, including correspondence, photographs, and slides, which reflect the growing scope and impact of the second and third Bienals. Series V. includes correspondence with and a score by John Cage and audio recordings of works by the following composers: Earle Brown, Alcides Lanza, Nelly Moretto, and Jorge de la Vega in addition to two compilations


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