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Malanga, Gerard



  • Existence: 1943    


Gerard Malanga is an American poet, photographer, and filmmaker. He was born in New York in 1943 and studied at the School of Industrial Art and Wagner College. He was Andy Warhol's chief assistant from 1963 to 1970 and, in addition to starring in many of Warhol's early films, he also made and starred in films of his own. His books of poetry include This Will Kill That (1978) and Mythologies of the Heart (1996), and his books of photography include Good Girls (1994) and Resistance to Memory (1998). He also edited a book on voyeurism in photography entitled Scopophilia: The Love of Looking (1985). Malanga lives and works in New York.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Chelsea records

Call Number: GEN MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: Manuscripts by authors, translators, and artists, submitted to Chelsea during editorship of Sona Raiziss and Alfredo de Palchi, encompassing issues 20/21 (1966)-82/83 (2007), with related author contracts, photographs, issue drafts and proofs, and digital files; similar materials for books published by Chelsea Editions, 1990s-2010s; Chelsea editorial meeting minutes and other administrative files, including digital files;...
Dates: 1967-2013, bulk 1990-2013

Ira Cohen papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 625
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, photographs, artwork, objects, audiovisual materials, and electronic media the document the life and work of Ira Cohen. The papers include materials relating to other writers, artists, and groups including Ronnie Burk, Louise Landes-Levi, the Living Theatre, Gerard Malanga, Petra Vogt, Tom Weigel, various Beat generation writers, and others. Artwork includes mail art, paintings, drawings, screen prints, and posters. Objects...
Dates: 1924-2007

Gerard Malanga Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 813
Abstract: The collection contains materials documenting the artistic, professional, and personal activities of Gerard Malanga. Materials include correspondence, research and subject files, drafts and printed versions of writings, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, printed materials, and artwork. There is correspondence with publishers and editors, galleries and cultural organizations, writers, friends, and family. The research files and writings document work by Malanga and others. There...
Dates: 1906-2020, bulk 1970-2010

Poems, 1971

 Part of Collection — Box 46: [Barcode: 39002137170552], Folder: GROUP 924, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Draft of "Donald Lyons Esq," typescript, corrected, signed, and inscribed "for donald, this poem long overdue," and draft of a translation of "Le bateau [sic]ivre" by Arthur Rimbaud, typescript carbon. With envelope.

Dates: 1971

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