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Guide to the Fashion Moda Archive MSS.091

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Collection processed by Amber Creger, March - November 1999 and reviewed by Stefan Eins, April - September 2000. Additional media processing by Brent Phillips, 2005-2006 and Luke Martin and Brent Phillips, 2008. Edits made by Cassandra Brewer, 2011.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 11, 2019 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate artwork being sent to offsite art storage in winter 2017. A file entry was corrected and notes were updated by Stacey Flatt Updated by Nic Caldwell to reflect the rehousing of materials.   , November 2017 , October 2019 , November 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fashion Moda (Group)
Title: Fashion Moda Archive
Dates [inclusive]: 1978-1993
Abstract: Founded in 1978 by Stefan Eins, Fashion Moda became an important voice in the art world up until the mid-1980's. Defining itself as a 'concept,' Fashion Moda crossed postmodern boundaries and endeavored to redefine the function of art. Featuring such artists as Keith Haring, David Wojnarowicz, Jenny Holzer, Mark Kostabi, Joe Lewis, John Ahearn, and Kenny Scharf, and graffiti artists like Richard Hambleton, Koor, Crash, Daze, Spank and many others, Fashion Moda provided a venue for young artists of the period. The collection includes photographs, color slides, posters, flyers, announcements, press releases, magazine articles, reviews, grant proposals, video tapes, business files, artworks, and one audiotape.
Quantity: 30 Linear Feet in 13 record cartons, 1 card box, 9 box binders, 5 oversize flat boxes, and 5 flat-file folders
Location: Some materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.091