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Guide to the Jaime Davidovich Collection

Fales Library and Special Collections
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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Phone: (212) 998-2596

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Collection processed by Jessica Shimmin, 2007; videotapes processed by Brent Phillips, 2006-2007

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 25, 2017
Description is in English.

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in September 2017  , March 2017 , August 2017

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections,, 212-998-2596.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections,, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Jaime Davidovich Collection; MSS 155; box number; folder number; New York University Libraries.

Related Material at Fales Library and Special Collections

The Guerrilla TV Collection

The Richard Foreman Papers

The Stuart Sherman Papers

Separated Material

The following published materials from the Jaime Davidovich Papers have been individually catalogued into the Fales' Print and Periodicals Collection. Call numbers for these items can be located through Bobcat, NYU's online catalog.

Missing Title

  1. Alive: The New Performance Magazine v. 1 n.2 (1982).
  2. Anderson, Alexandra and B.J. Archer. Anderson and Archer's SoHo. Simon and Schuster: 1979.
  3. Art ComEd. Carl E. Loeffler.n. 15 (1981), n. 16 (1982), v.5 n.18 (1982), v. 5 n. 19 (1982), v. 5 n.20 (1983), v. 6 n.21 (1983), v.6 n. 22 (1983), v. 6 n. 23 (1984), n.24 (1984).
  4. Avalanche.Eds. Liza Bear and Willoughby Sharp. n.1 (Fall 1970), n. 2 (Winter 1971), n. 3 (Fall 1971), n. 4 (Spring 1972), n. 5 (Summer 1972), n.6 (Fall 1972), n. 7 (Winter/Spring 1973), n. 8 (Summer/Fall 1973).
  5. Block, Rene. SoHo: Downtown Manhattan.Akademie der Kunste Berliner Festwochen, 1976.
  6. Jaime Davidovich: Video Works 1970-2000.Eds. Mario Valledor and Alicia Di Stasio. Latinografica S.R.L., 2004.
  7. Jaime Davidovich: The Live! ShowThe American Museum of the Moving Image, 1989.
  8. The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s.Museum of Contemporary Hispanis Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. 1990 [includes Davidovich work, "Evita: a Video Scrapbook"]
  9. FILEv.3 n.4 (Fall 1977), v. 4 n.1 (Summer 1978), v.4 n.2 (Fall 1979).
  10. Fluxus Etc.ed. Jon Hendricks. Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, 1981.
  11. Fluxus Etc, Addenda 1. ed. Jon Hendricks. Inc [amprisand], 1983.
  12. Gaylem, Margot and Edmund V. Gillon Jr. Cast-Iron Architecture in New York.Dover Publications, Inc., 1974.
  13. Image World: Art and Media Culture.Curated by Marvin Heiferman, Lisa Phillips, and John G. Hanhardt. Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989.
  14. Kacunko, Slavko. Closed Circuit Videoinstallationen.Berlin: Logos, 2004.
  15. The New Television: A Public/Private Art.ed. Douglas Davis and Allison Simmons. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1979.
  16. Paik, Nam June. Art for 25 Million People/Bounjour Mr. Orwell/ Art and Satellite.1984.
  17. Real Life Magazine. New York. n.9 (Winter 1982/1983), n.16 (1986) [Context-Come Together Textere- To Weave" by J. Davidovich], n.20 (1990) ["Manifesto for the last decade of this century" by J. Davidovich].
  18. SOHO: A Guide, A Documentary.ed. Roland Hagenberg. Egret PUblications, 1986.
  19. Simpson, Charles R. SOHO: the Artist in the CityUniversity of Chicago Press, 1981.
  20. Stratton, Jim. Pioneering in the Urban Wilderness. Urizen Books, 1977.
  21. TV MagazineEd. Robin F. White. Published by Artists Television Network. New York. Pilot issue, v.1 n.1 (1983).
  22. 3 Mercer Street.Davidovich, Jaime. 1975. Limited Edition # 6/10 (in booklet) #7/10 (on DVD).

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Access copies for some materials are available by appointment for reading room viewing and listening only. Please contact, 212-998-2596.


The Fales Library and Special Collections purchased the Jaime Davidovich Collection from Jaime Davidovich in 2004.

Processing Information

In August 2017, one item was prepared to be moved to offsite art storage in September 2017.