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Guide to the Martin Wong Papers MSS.102

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Collection processed by Jenny Hillyer. Updated by Joseph Gallucci, 2007. Accretion processed by Colin Wells, 2009.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 10, 2021
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid was updated by Anna Björnsson McCormick to enhance description of Sign Language artworks Finding aid updated by Weatherly Stephan to reflect preservation rehousing of oversize material and reintegration of oversize series. Finding aid updated by Weatherly Stephan to clarify relationship with Miguel Piñero in biographical note  , September 2020 , February 2021 , December 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wong, Martin
Title: Martin Wong Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1939-1999
Dates [bulk]: circa 1982-1999
Abstract: Artist Martin Wong (1946-1999) was a respected and prolific painter in New York's downtown art scene. He also cultivated both working and personal relationships with graffiti artists and enthusiasts. The Martin Wong Papers date from 1982 to 1999 and contain Wong's artwork, including sketches, drawings, and graffiti, as well as correspondence, poetry, prose, and source material that informed his artwork.
Quantity: 33 Linear Feet in 28 manuscript boxes, 6 record cartons, 14 flat boxes, 11 box binders, and four flat file folder.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.102