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George M. Cohen (1919-1999) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/3/4
Abstract George M. Cohen, an oil painter, mixed media artist and art professor, was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 4, 1919. He studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Drake University and the University of Chicago. Cohen joined the faculty of Northwestern University in 1948, becoming a full professor in 1963. Cohen's papers fill two boxes and span the period 1951-1999. The papers fall into six categories: biographical materials, exhibit announcements and catalogs, correspondence,...

William F. Conger (1937-     ) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/3/5
Abstract Abstract painter William Conger has had many solo and group exhibitions, has placed works in significant public, corporate, and private collections, and has taught in college art programs for 40 years, including teaching at Northwestern from 1985-2006. The Papers include correspondence, teaching materials, biographical materials, administrative records, and materials pertaining to talks and lectures.

Jan Herman Archive

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Identifier: 051
Abstract The Jan Herman Archive consists of the files of the NOVA Broadcast Press which published San Francisco Earthquake (1967 1969), a little magazine featuring avant-garde writers and concrete and beat generation poets of the 1960s. Many of them were connected with Fluxus. Included are correspondence, manuscripts, graphics, and photocollages by such authors as Charles Bukowski, William Burroughs, Henri Chopin, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Walter...

Dick Higgins Archive

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Identifier: MS132
Abstract This collection documents the interests and activities of Fluxus co-founder Dick Higgins from his early experiments with intermedia and collaborations with other artists in the 1960s to projects current at the time of his death in 1998. The collection includes correspondence, drafts for published and unpublished works, collages, slides of large paintings and graphic productions, films, audio and videotapes, performance scores, and photographs. The collection includes Higgins' own documentation...

Ian Hamilton Finlay Correspondence

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Identifier: MS 35
Abstract Ian Hamilton Finlay was born in 1925 in Nassau, Bahamas, but returned to Scotland with his family as a child.  The McCormick Library holds a large collection of Finlay’s published poems, cards, prints, and booklets, as well as the issues of Poor. Old. Tired. Horse ., announcements of publications, and other pieces of ephemera.

Jim McWilliams Archive

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Identifier: MS176
Overview Jim McWilliams (born February 10, 1937) is an artist and graphic designer who was active as an avant-garde performer and creator of performance works during the 1960s and 1970s. The Jim McWilliams Archive is arranged in five series: Correspondence, Photographs, and Clippings; Design Work; Audiovisual Media; Digital Media; and Born-Digital Materials.

Ed Paschke (1939-2004) Papers

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Identifier: 11/3/4/7
Overview Edward Francis Paschke (1939-2004) was an American painter and educator. He lived most of his life in Chicago, Illinois, and was affiliated with a group of artists known as the Chicago Imagists. Paschke’s work is often confrontational and utilizes bright, neon colors and central figurative elements. He borrows imagery from pop culture to create surreal, emotional landscapes that evoke the violent, sinister, and sexually charged undercurrents of the human experience. The Ed Paschke Papers span...

Andy Warhol

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Identifier: MS104
Overview John Wilcock compiled reminiscences of Andy Warhol from his friends and published them in The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol with photos by Shunk-Kender et al (New York : Other Scenes, Inc., 1971) [ART L709.24 W275Zw].

Carl Weissner Archive

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Identifier: MS 22
Abstract The Carl Weissner Archive consists of correspondence, tapes of poetry readings, manuscripts and graphic materials by international avantgarde writers of the 1960s, and some monographs and serials related to these authors. Included are works by such authors as William Burroughs, Harold Norse, Ezra Pound, Charles Bukowski, Claude Pélieu, Mary Beach, Dan Georgakas, Donatella Manganotti, and Jan Herman, as well as Carl Weissner himself. Many of these artists were part of the Fluxus movement.