Lawrence White video films
One video cassette recording containing three short videos about SoHo: "Retrieval," "The Part That Just Happened," and "Park Rally." White interviews artists and community figures, and visually records the changing of the neighborhood from an artists' neighborhood into a housing and shopping district for the wealthy and a tourist destination …
Oral history interview with Jackie Winsor
An interview of Jackie Winsor conducted 1990-1992, by Lewis Kachur, for the Archives of American Art. Winsor describes her childhood in Newfoundland and New Brunswick, Canada; her art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Rutgers University; moving to New York City and the art scene there, especially SoHo; the development …
Soho 20 records
Soho 20 records measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1972 to 1979. The collection includes exhibition ephemera, clippings, membership lists and mailers, two artists' files, a Soho 20 artist booklet, press releases, and scant photographic materials.
Oral history interview with Chuck Close
An interview of Chuck Close conducted 1987 May 14-September 30, by Judd Tully, for the Archives of American Art.
SoHo Artists Association records
The records of the New York City SoHo Artists Association measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1968 to 1978. They document the Association's lobbying efforts to change New York City zoning laws to allow artists to live and work in SoHo lofts. Found within the collection are correspondence, reports, founding documents, notes, publicity and printed material, photographs, and a sound recording of the first meeting of the Association in 1970.
Robin Forbes slides of SoHo
The Robin Forbes Slides of SoHo collection measures 0.4 linear feet and consists entirely of 35mm color slides of the SoHo District of New York City, taken between 1975-1976. Depicted are street scenes of Spring Street, Prince Street, West Broadway, and other streets in SoHo; SoHo faces taken on West Broadway; businesses including the Spring Street Bar, the OH HO SO bar, Fanelli's Bar, Parocelso, The Cheese Store, Clockmaker/Miso, and the SoHo Weekly News staff; gallery installations, including Robert Morris and Robert Smithson exhibitions; artists working in SoHo studios including Margery Bihan, Rosemarie Castoro, Marisol, and unknown artists, and dance performances and poetry readings.
Robert Kushner papers
The papers of the artist Robert Kushner measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1967 to 2011. The collection documents primarily the early career of Robert Kushner through performance videos and other media artworks, correspondence, notes, lab records, inventories, an exhibition proposal, and subject files regarding critic Amy Goldin.
Oral history interview with Marek Cecula
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (4 hr., 55 min.), digital, wav)
An interview of Marek Cecula conducted 2009 May 19-20, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cecula's studio, in New York, New York.
Sylvia Sleigh papers
The scattered papers of painter Sylvia Sleigh measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1961 to 1983. The papers comment on Sleigh's involvement in feminist arts organizations such as A.I.R Gallery, Soho-20 Gallery, and the Women in the Arts Foundation. Found are scattered letters, administrative information, photographs of works of art, and printed material.
Artist Tenants Association records
The records of the Artist Tenants Association measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1959 to 1978. They document the Association's efforts to alter New York City building codes to permit artists to live in lofts, initiating the development of SoHo as an art center. Records include business correspondence, founding documents, memoranda and press releases, member lists, financial records, clippings, and a scrapbook of clippings pertaining to the organization.