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Lil Picard Series X: Artworks by artists other than Lil Picard
MsC 817
XX linear ft.

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Scope and Contents

Boxes 1-4 include artworks of various shapes, sizes and mediums and are secured in plastic wrapping or envelopes. Boxes 5 and 6 are predominantly drawings, paintings and photographs stored in folders alphabetized by artist’s last name.



Box Contents List

Series X

Adzak, Roy. 3 drawings, including a portrait of LP, and 1 assemblage, 1965-1975. Box 5.

----. Untitled [Bottle]. 1963. Mixed media. 13” x 9 1/2”. Inscribed “ADZAK – 1963 – PARIS” on fabric stapled to stretcher bar. Box 1.

----. Untitled [Egg 1]. Mixed media. 10 5/8” x 8 5/8”. Box 1.

----. Untitled [Egg 2]. Mixed media. 10 5/8” x 8 5/8”. Box 1.

----. Untitled [Hammer]. 1964. Mixed media. 10 5/8” x 8 11/16”. “ADZAK / 1964 / PARIS” on fabric stapled to stretcher on reverse; “TO THE LITTLE PRAIRIE DOG OF SAINT YVES AND NEW YORK FROM ADZAK SEPT. 1965 […] PARIS” on overlap. Box 1.

----. Untitled [Hand]. Mixed media. 13 3/4” x 10 5/8”. Box 1.

----. Untitled [Shoe Prints]. 1964. Mixed media. 9 1/2” x 8 9/16”. Inscribed “ADZAK 64” on reverse.  Box 1.

----. Untitled [Two Eggs]. Mixed Media. 13 3/4” x 10 9/16”. Inscription by Adzak covered by fabric stapled to stretcher bars. Box 1.

----. Untitled. 1962. Modeling compound. 8 1/16” x 6 3/16”. “ADZAK 20 x 15 cms,” signature and date on reverse. Box 1.

[----]. Untitled [Egg]. Mixed media. 10 1/2” x 8 5/8”. Box 1.

Andre, Carl. Untitled print, initialed and numbered “67/2000”. Box 5.

Antin, Eleanor. “100 boots…” 33 postcards mailed to Lil Picard, 1971-1973. [Complete set consists of 51 postcards.] Box 5.

Antonakos, Stephen.”Dream.” 3-color stencil on pillowcase. Signed. Box 5.

Arman. Untitled. 1967. Assemblage. 15 1/4” x 5 1/4”. Date and signature on front metal plaque, and inscription to Lil Picard on reverse metal plaque. Box 2. 

----. Untitled. 1968. Three elements: metal and wood [piano parts]. Variable dimensions. On one element: “For Lil Picard / From / ‘Chopin’s Waterloo’” signature and date. Box 4.

Art & Project Bulletin. No. 25: Emmy van Leersum, Gijs Bakker. Amsterdam, 1975. Box 5.

Baatz, Ronald. 3 paintings, 9 ink drawings, 2 drawings with ball point and felt pens, 1 drawing on Xerox. 1981-1983. Box 5.

Bail, Joseph-Claude. Untitled [Woman Sitting at a Table]. Oil on wood. 6 1/8” x 4 1/16”. Signature on front. Box 4.

Bakker, Gijs. See Art & Project Bulletin. Box 5.

Balart, Waldo. Untitled. 1968. Paint on wood. 10” x 9 7/8” x 1 7/8”. “This is not a Judd!!!!” signature and date on reverse. Box 2.

Baldessari, John. Art & Project bulletin number 41. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 5.

Banana, Anna. Untitled [“Dada”]. Assemblage, 1978. Box 5.

Barry, Robert. Art & Project bulletin number 37. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 5.

Belt, Mike. 3 rubber stamp works, 1976-1977; 1 collage, 1976; 1 manila envelope with 6 rubber stamp prints. Box 5.

Berlin, Konrad and Bernd Zimmer. Berlin One. [1977?]. Offset print mounted on cardboard. 2 7/16” x 5 15/16”.Typed documentation sheet, held with sliding bars , with 2 printed elements glued to it, signed by both artists. Box 2.

Beskind, Dorothy. 1 drawing, 1974. Box 5.

Bischoff-Culm, Ernst (1870-1917). Portrait of Hans Felix Jüdell (Henry Odell). 1896. Oil on wood. 7 3/4” x 5 13/16”. Signature, date on front. “Jüdell” on reverse. (rest of the inscription covered with paper tape.) Box 1.

Boardman, Seymore. Untitled. Gouache on wood. 7 11/16” x 7 3/4”. Signature on front.  Box 3.

----. 1 gouache and 1 pastel. Box 5.

Brecht, George. Solo for violin, viola, cello or contrabass, 1962. 2 examples. Box 5.

Brody, Lilly. One White Rose for You. August 6, 1980. Watercolor and pencil on paper. 11” x 7 5/8”. Signature, date, title, medium and dimensions written on reverse. Box 2.

[----]. One White Rose for You. June 21, 1980. Watercolor and pencil on paper. 10 3/4” x 7 5/8”. Title, date, “To Lilchen with love / Lilly” on reverse. Box 2.

----. 1 watercolor, 1969. Box 5.

Brouwn, Stanley. Art & Project bulletin number 38. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 5.

Bruch, Klaus. 2 pieces. Box 5.

Brusse, Mark. Untitled. Assemblage with wood and metal. 6 1/2” x 3 3/16” x 2 1/2”. Artist’s hand stamp on one side. Box 4.

Bryant, Barry. Untitled. March 31, 1985. Pencil and gouache on paper mounted on cardboard backing of see-through frame. Signature and date on front. Box 2.

----. 1 silkscreen T-shirt; “Sweet Liberty,” silkscreen on fabric; 1 assemblage. Box 5.

Christo. 1 assemblage [circa 1962]. Box 5.

Buren, Daniel. Art & Project bulletin number 40. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 5.

Coleman, Brien. 2 collages and 1 drawing. Box 5.

Colette [performance artist]. 1 drawing, [1982?]. Box 5.

Copp, Fletcher. 5 pieces, 1973-1978. Box 5.

C., Richard [i.e. Richard Craven]. 2 pieces, 1977, 1981. Box 5.

Crow Air Enterprises (Madison, Wisconsin). 1 mail art piece. Box 5.

Davidson, Jean. 2 portraits of Lil Picard on paper napkins, 1980. Box 5.

Dienes, Sari. 1 color Xerox, 1976, Box 5.

Drogin [Child], David. 1 felt pen drawing. Box 5.

Du Chare, Annick. 2 drawings. Box 5.

van Elk, Ger. Art & Project Bulletin number 19. Amsterdam, 1970. Box 5.

Elliott, Ronnie. Persephone. 1964. Assemblage. 10” x 8”. Signature on front. “Oct. / Libra / To Lil 1974 / For the celebration / of the first / 75 years…” title, date and signature on reverse. Box 2.

Experiments in Art and Technology. Art cash, [1971]: 1 complete set of 6 bills; Duplicates: Andy Warhol (10), Robert Whiteman (2), Robert Rauschenberg (2), Tom Gormley (14), Red Grooms (4), Marisol (19). Box 5.

Fine, Gambert M. 19 pieces, 1966-1975. Box 5.

Grillo, John. Untitled. Oil on wood. 6 3/16” x 7 3/8”. Signature on front. Box 3.

----. 1 hand-colored print, 1975, numbered “22/32,” signed. Box 5.

GAAG [Guerrilla Art Action Group]. Circa 170 pieces, 1969-1972, including a letter to Lil Picard in Jean Toche’s hand, singed by him and Jon Hendricks. (See also: Hendricks, Jon.) Box 5.

Hantman, Jo. 1 drawing. Box 5.

[---], Jo. Untitled. Assemblage. 6 15/16” x 6 7/16”. Signature on front; “Florence Weinstein” in LP’s hand on reverse. Erroneously attributed to Florence Weinstein by LP. Box 3.

Hendricks, Bici [now known as Nye Ffarrabas]. Seed Poem, 1970. Box 5.

Hendricks, Geoff. “Mica/Sky” 1969; 13 sky postcards (1 inscribed by Geoff, Joanne and Jon Hendricks). Box 5.

Hendricks, Joanne and Aurora. 1 assemblage on primed canvas, 1977. [Several elements missing.] Box 5.

Hendricks, Jon (See also: Guerrilla Art Action Group). “Authentic Jon Hendricks hair,” 1968; “Study for autho-mechanics / 48 stereoscopic views by Jon Hendricks,” 1977; Altered American currency, Xerox, 1967; “License to burn books,” 10 tickets; Untitled, 1968, 6-page Xerox of altered book pages, inscribed to Lil Picard by Jon Hendricks. Box 5.

Higgins, Dick. “13 Serious Considerations,” 1978; “Mallard Milk”; 1 mail art piece. Box 5.

Holzer, Jenny. 10 prints [word works], circa 1980, offset. Box 5.

Horn, Stuart. See Northwest Meunted Valise. Box 5.

Huebler, Douglas. Art & Project bulletin number 39. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 5.

Hulbeck, Beate. 1 collage [1 1/2” tear in right edge]. Box 5.

Iannone, Dorothy. Untitled. 1986. Watercolor and ink on paper mounted on wood. Signature and date on reverse.  Box 4.

Jensen, Alfred. Circa 100 items: fragments of oil paintings on paper, sketches in various media (watercolor, ink, ball point pen, pencil) and helograph  notes. Includes a blue ball point pen portrait of Lil Picard on paper placemat. Box 5.

Johnson, Ray. Circa 80 pieces, 1960-1983. Box 5.

Jürgen-Fischer, Klaus. Untitled. 1970. Cardboard beer coaster (ready-made). “Für Lil / 13.8.70 / K. Jürgen-Fischer” on reverse. Box 4.

Kendall, Tom. Coprinus Comatus V.  1974. Monoprint on paper. 11 9/16” x 10 1/8”. Medium, title, signature and date on front. Box 4.

Kokka, Astrid. “Doors,” 1988-1989. [Comb-bound book of color photographs.] Box 6.

Køpcke, Arthur. Traitement. Altered ready-made: match box with Køpcke label. 3 15/16” x 2 15/16” x 1 1/4”. One side inscribed “For Lil,” signature; opposite side inscribed “For Lil,” signature. Box 4.

----. Untitled assemblage, 1974, signed; Untitled collage with “Piece No. 2” and “Piece No. 3” inscribed to LP by Arthur Køpcke and dated April 1972. Box 6.

Kostelanetz, Richard. Fifteen 3” x 5” index cards with typing. Box 6.

Kren, Kurt. 2 untitled pieces, 1964. Both inscribed to Lil Picard by Kurt Kren. Box 6.

Laysiepen, Frank Uwe. See: Ulay.

van Leersum, Emmy. See Art & Project Bulletin. Box 6.

Levine, Les. Untitled [Disposables]. Plastic. 8 identical pieces: 3 1/8” x 10 15/16” x 6 5/8” each. Box 3.

LeWitt, Sol. Art & Project bulletin number 32. Amsterdam, 1971. Box 6.

Lichtenstein, Roy. Untitled. 1968. 2 paper cut-outs. 3 3/4” x 2 3/4”. Inscribed “To Lil / [illegible] Lichtenstein / 1968” on reverse. Box 4.

Meidner, Ludwig. Untitled etching. [1923?], signed. Box 6.

Moorman, Charlotte and Nam June Paik. Untitled. 4 3/16” x 5 1/2”. “Happy New Year” on front and “Moorman/Paik” on reverse. Box 4.

Morely, Malcom. Untitled [Henry F. Odell]. Pencil on paper. 5 1/4” x 8 1/4”. “For Dell” and signature on front. Box 2.

----. 1 ink drawing on placemat, circa 1975, signed. Box 6.

Northwest Mounted Valise/Stuart Horn. 19 pieces, 1964-1974. Box 6.

O’Kane, Eileen. 1 pastel. Box 6.

Oritz, Ralph. Homage to Kennedy. 1968. 2 elements: piano parts. Variable dimensions. Title, signature and date on one element. Box 4.

Paeffgen, Carmen Otto. 8 pieces, 1972-1979. Box 6.

Page, Robin. 1 altered 50 Deutsche Mark bill, 1978, signed; 1 collage with altered 50 Deutsche Mark bill, 1978, signed. Box 6.

Paik, Nam June. Untitled. Paint of mylar. 35 7/16” x 3 1/4”. “To: Lill [sic],” and signature on front. Box 4.

----. Untitled. 3 15/16” x 2 5/8”. Signature on front, and “Happy New Year” on reverse. Box 4.

Plunkett, Edward M. 18 pieces. Box 6.

[----]. Untitled. Assemblage. 1 1/8” x 5 1/2” x 5”. Stamped “Please Zen to *” on front. Stamped “New York City Correspondence School de Chicago” on edge. Box 4.

Polk, Brigid. “Tits,” 1970, unique impression on graph paper. [Identified, tilted and dated in Lil Picard’s hand.] Box 6.

Poussette-Dart, Nathaniel. Untitled watercolor. Box 6.

Prachensky, Markus. 1 ink and ball point pen drawing on paper napkin. Box 6.

Rudd, Marilyn. 1 black and white photograph, 1976, mounted on museum board, signed and dated. Box 6.

Sabol, Audrey. 1 fan. Box 6.

Samaras, Lucas. Untitled black and white polaroid [Self Portrait], with November 1970 holograph note to Lil Picard on reverse. Box 6.

Schauer, Lucie. Untitled collage, with holograph note to Lil Picard on reverse. Box 6.

Schmit, Tomas. “Tischteater,” 1968. Mimeographed score. Box 6.

Schult, Ha. 1 piece. 1983 [?].Box 6.

Schultze-Bluhm, Ursula. Untitled color etching, 1965. Marked “e.a. VIII,” signed and inscribed to Lil Picard; 1 ink drawing on paper napkin, 1980, signed. Box 6.

Schwarzbauer, Georg F. Untitled read-made, 1980. Box 6.

Scribs, William. Letter/collage, 1976. [Several pieces loose.] Box 6.

Sharp, Willoughby. Untitled assemblage with typing on reverse, 1966. Box 6.

Spörel, Herman. Untitled, 1982, ink and watercolor; untitled, 1984, ink and watercolor. Box 6.

Steiner, Mike [?]. 1 drawing, 1978, ink on paper napkin with inscription to Lil Picard. Box 6.

Tannin, Harriet. Untitled [Portrait of Lil Picard]. 1987. Crayon on  black and white photograph. 5 13/16” x 4 1/2”. Signature and date on reverse. Box 4.

Thomas, Yvonne. Untitled. 1965. Collage. 10 15/16” x 13 9/16”. Initials, date on front. Signature, date and medium on reverse. Box 2.

Unidentified. Untitled. [1955?]. Assemblage. 5 3/8” x 4 ½”. “To Lil / Mar … [illegible] / 1955”. Box 4.

Unidentified. Untitled. 1962. Print. 1’ 9/16” x 7 3/4”. “17/20,” signature [illegible] and date on front. Box 3.

Unidentified. Untitled. 1969. Assemblage with light bulbs and Styrofoam in clear plastic container, mounted on silver paper. 5 13/16” x 4 1/8”. Signature [illegible], date, and “for Lil” on front. “[Illegible] / 1969” on reverse. Box 4.

Unidentified. Untitled. Assemblage. 3 1/2” x 10” x 7 1/2”. Box 3.

Unidentified. Untitled. Assemblage: Match box with wax. 2 1/16” x 1 3/8” x 7/8”. Box 4.

Unidentified. Untitled [wallet]. Ceramic. 4 1/8” x 3 7/8” x 2”. Box 4.

Unidentified. Untitled. Stained clay. [Illegible scratching]. Box 3.

Uecker, Günther. Object: Untitled. Publication: Günther Uecker: Ten Years of a Kineticist’s work, by Willoughby Sharp. 1966. Clear plastic box containing object and publication. Object: Nail and plaster on plywood. 1 1/2” x 8 3/8” x 4 1/8” overall. On reverse of object, on justification label: “11/2000” “für Lil / Picard / G. Uecker / NY. 66.” On p. 8 of publication: “To Lil - / with all my best, Willoughby.” Published by Kineticism Press, New York, in a 2000 edition. [less than 100 actually produced.] Box 4.

Ulay (i. e., Laysiepen, Frank Uwe).  “Fototot,” [1975?]. Xerox of performance script with holograph note by Ulay. Box 6.

Varble, Stephen. “Self portrait,” 1977, oil and pencil on paper. Inscribed to Lil Picard. Box 6.

Vostell, Wolf. 2 dé-coll/age happenings. 1965. 13 printed cardboard pieces. 1 7/16” x 8 3/8” x 4 1/8”. Published by René Block Galerie, Berlin, in an edition of 150. Box 4.

Waitzkin, Stella. Untitled. Assemblage. 5 7/16” x 2” in diameter. “Happy / Birthday / to Dell / from Stell” on bottom. Box 4.

Warhol, Andy. Untitled. [1974?]. Assemblage with torn Walter Reade movie theatre tickets, broken glass and dried berry in cardboard box. 2 7/8” x 4 5/8” x 1 1/16”. On bottom of box: “Present from / Andy Warhol / for Christmas / 1974” in LP’s hand. Box 4.

Wewerka, Stefa. Untitled. 1971. Assemblage with match box and wood. (Multiple) “SW 71” on front. Stamped “EDITION / GALERI 2 / STUTTGART” on reverse. Box 4.

Wilke, Hannah. Untitled. [1977?] Clay. 1 5/8” x 3” x 2 9/16. Signed  and “77” on small self-adhesive label on reverse. Box 4.