See all finding aids in this repository

Table of Contents

Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

Fales Library and Special Collections logo

Guide to the David Wojnarowicz Papers
ca. 1954-1992
 MSS.092

Fales Library and Special Collections
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-2596
fales.library@nyu.edu


Fales Library and Special Collections

Collection processed by Marvin J. Taylor

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 12, 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 add seven items and prepare 24 others for a move to offsite art storage in September 2017 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate items treated and rehoused by Barbara Goldsmith Preservation and Conservation Department staff Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in December 2017  , March 2017 , August 2017 , November 2017 , December 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wojnarowicz, David
Title: David Wojnarowicz Papers
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1954-1992
Abstract: David Wojnarowicz was a painter, writer, photographer, filmmaker, performer, and activist. He made super-8 films, created the photographic series "Arthur Rimbaud in New York", performed in the band Three Teens Kill 4 - No Motive, and exhibited his work in well known East Village galleries. In 1985, he was included in the Whitney Biennial, the so-called "Graffiti Show". He died of AIDS on July 22, 1992. The David Wojnarowicz Papers includes journals, correspondence, manuscripts, photography, film, video and audio works, source and production materials, objects, and ephemera.
Quantity: 128 Linear Feet (ca. 175 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.092