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Punk Art collection

 Collection 0370-SCPA-PUNKART
The Punk Art collection covers the period from 1978 to 1979. The collection consists of materials related to the Punk Art exhibition at the Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, D.C. in May-June 1978. The exhibition included artists like John Holmstrom, Screaming Mad George, Alan Vega, Jimmy De Sana, Marcia Resnick, Roberta Bayley, Tina Lhotsky and others. This collection includes an exhibition catalogue, an invitation, and promotional material for a touring version of the exhibition that was held in Amsterdam in 1979.

Dates

  • 1978-1979

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

3 Items

Scope and Contents

The Punk Art collection covers the period from 1978 to 1979. The collection consists of materials related to the Punk Art exhibition at the Washington Project for the Arts in Washington, D.C. in May-June 1978. This includes an exhibition catalogue, an invitation, and promotional material for a touring version of the exhibition that was held in Amsterdam in 1979.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into one series.
  1. Punk Art collection

Custodial History

Purchased from Arthur Fournier Fine and Rare in April 2018.

Related Materials

• Paul Bushmiller collection on punk, 1979-1992, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• Sharon Cheslow Flyers, 1979-1991, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• John Davis collection on punk, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• D.C. Punk collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• D.C. Punk and Indie Fanzine collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• Jason Farrell collection, 1987-2012, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• Skip Groff papers, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)

• Tommy Keene collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid forthcoming)

• Ian MacKaye Fanzines digital collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid forthcoming)

• Kurt Sayenga collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts, University of Maryland Libraries. (finding aid)
Title
The Punk Art collection
Status
Completed
Author
John Davis
Date
February 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States