Gordon Matta-Clark's Textual Records

Gordon Matta-Clark's Textual Records

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  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Jane Crawford (compiler)


Gordon Matta-Clark's Textual Records

Dates of creation

[ca. 1962]-2008, predominant 1970-2008

Level of archival description

Series 1

Extent and Medium

  • 21 periodicals
  • 12 files
  • 11 ring binders
  • 7 articles
  • 5 posters
  • 4 catalogues
  • 3 theses
  • 3 books
  • 1 DVD
  • 1 set

Scope and Content

Series documents the personal and professional life of Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) and continues with documents relating to exhibitions of his work to 2008. It includes writings by Matta-Clark, correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and published reviews and catalogues.

Series contains textual records, some of which are photocopies.

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The series is divided into 3 sub-series, "Writings", "Personal and Professional Correspondence", "Review, Announcements and Catalogues", based roughly on Jane Crawford's, Gordon Matta-Clark's widow's, titling of the ring binders contained within the sub-series.

Language of material

Documents are largely in English with a few documents in French, Spanish and Italian.

Other finding aids

  • Consult a list of the correspondents found in Series 1.

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