A Finding Aid to the Jackie Ferrara Printed Material, 1964-2012, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ferrjack
Creators:
Ferrara, Jackie
Dates:
1964-2012
Languages:
English
Collection is in English
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
Repository:
The printed material of sculptor and draughtswoman Jackie Ferrara measures 2 linear feet and dates from 1964-2012. The material documents her projects and exhibitions through books, brochures, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, magazines, and two video recordings.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The printed material of sculptor and draughtswoman Jackie Ferrara measures 2 linear feet and dates from 1964-2012. The material documents her projects and exhibitions through books, brochures, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, magazines, and two video recordings.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as two series
  • Series 1: Printed Material, 1964-2012 (1.8 linear feet; Box 1-3, OV 4-5)
  • Series 2: Video Recordings, circa 1984, 1996 (0.2 linear feet; Box 3)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jackie Ferrara (1929- ) is an American sculptor and draughtswoman working in New York. She is best known for her pyramidal or ziggurat structures. With no formal training in art, Ferrara moved to New York in 1952 and began performing in Happenings and theater events. She tried her hand at fiction writing for several years before turning to sculpture and large scale public art works, continuously producing work for more than sixty years. She was active in the women's art associations and the community of feminist artists in SoHo in the 1970s.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2016.
Author
Hilary Price
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Archives of American Art in 2014 by Jackie Ferrara.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
The Jackie Ferrara printed material, 1964-2012 is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation
Jackie Ferrara printed material, 1964-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Draftsmen (artists) -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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