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Author/Artist Margolies, John.
Title Miscellaneous documents from John Margolies, 1968-1974.
Found In Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Museum Archives. Records.
Description 0.5 linear ft. (1 binder)
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Summary Ephemera and correspondence collected by John Margolies between 1968 and 1974 relating to the activities of the following groups/artists: New York Corres Sponge Dance School of Vancouver, Image Bank (Vancouver, B.C.) (and 1971 Postcard Show), Ace Space, Fat City School of Finds Arts, Decca Dance (Feb. 1974), Haus-Rucker-Co., Ray Johnson, Ant Farm (large number of letters, postcards, circulars, articles, 1970-1973), Electronyx and Onyx.
Biographical/historical note John Margolies (born 1940), a writer, critic and photographer, was the Assistant Editor of "Architectural Record" (1964-1968) before becoming associated with the American Federation of Arts (NY) as Coordinator of Experimental Programs. In 1970 Margolies moved to Los Angeles, became a consultant to AFA, and served as guest editor of "Design Quarterly," issue no. 78/79.
Cite as Miscellaneous Documents from John Margolies, [series.folder], The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.
Source of acquisition These documents were acquired by The Museum of Modern art Library in 1978 along with a great many books, exhibition catalogs and magazines. Some of the emphemeral material was organized into the John Margolies notebook, other material was incorporated into the Museum Library's artist and subject files.
Finding aids Available online and in repository.
Note Forms part of: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Museum Archives. Records.
LC subject Ant Farm (Design group) -- Archives.
Genre/Form Ephemera.
WorldCat no. 670150071

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