- Gordon Matta-Clark (correspondence writer)
- Jane Crawford (compiler)
- Gordon Matta-Clark (recipient)
Binder documents Gordon Matta-Clark' personal and professional correspondence predominantly from 1976 and 1977, a period when he began to have professional success as an artist. It includes correspondence regarding the sale of works of art as well as the following projects: The Caribbean Orange (1978), Jacob's Ladder (1977), Meander (1976); Office Baroque (1977); and Substrait (1976). Correspondence related to unnamed and unrealized projects in California, Missouri, Texas, Massachusetts, and Paris, France are also included. The subject of the other correspondence includes letters to and from grant agencies, including the Guggenheim Foundation, letters inviting Matta-Clark to participate in exhibitions, as well as his research on helium balloons. Legal documents such as tax returns and a copy of the sales agreement for the purchase of a building on 20th St. in New York City, New York are also found in the binder. Binder contains drawings and textual records.
Quantity / Object type:
1 ring binder(s)
ring binder (closed): 31.7 x 34 x 9 cm (12 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
- Binding consists of green plastic-covered boards and spine, with a typed label attached to the spine in a clear plastic sleeve. Endleaves are of white paper. Objects within binder are housed in plastic sleeves and separated by white tabbed dividers.
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark
© Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
© Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark
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