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Guide to the The Patty Mucha Papers, 1949 - 2016 MSS.342

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Collection processed by Rhyannon J. Rodriguez, 2012. Accretion processed by Laura Newsome, 2013.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 24, 2017
Finding aid written in English

 Record edited by Rachel Searcy to reflect incorporation of 2017 accretion  , August 2017

Descriptive Summary

Title: Patty Mucha Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1949-2016
Dates [bulk]: 1969-1979
Abstract: Patty Mucha (Patricia Muschinski) was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 26, 1935. She and Claes Oldenburg were married in 1960 and divorced in 1970. Mucha appeared in Oldenburg films made by Rudy Wurlitzer and Robert Breer, as well as in films by Jean Dupuy, Rudy Burckhardt, Andy Warhol and Red Grooms. She also participated in the Happenings of Jim Dine, Robert Whitman, Dick Higgins, Alex Hay, Steve Paxton, Simone Forti, and Sally Gross. The Patty Mucha Papers include artwork, correspondence, ephemera, and manuscripts from artists, poets, dancers, and performers active in the New York City art world during the Pop Art, Happenings, E.A.T., Yippies, and Punk Movements in the 1960s and 1970s.
Quantity: 15 Linear Feet in 5 record cartons, 4 manuscript boxes, 5 small flat boxes, 6 oversize flat boxes, and 2 small card boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.342