Finding Aid for the Laura Aguilar Collection [ca. 1988-2003]

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Laura Aguilar Collection,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1988-2003]
Collection number: 8
Creator: Aguilar, Laura 1959 -
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: This collection of papers consists mainly of printed material, photos and photocopied journal articles pertaining to the work of photographer Laura Aguilar. Included are images of her work with Latinas in Los Angeles and Mexico.



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Language of Material: Collection materials in English

Access

Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it,please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

Publication Rights

For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Laura Aguilar Collection, 8, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated to the Chicano Studies Research Center by Laura Aguilar in 2005. Deed on file at the CSRC Archives office.

Biography

Laura Aguilar was born in 1959 in San Gabriel, California. Aguilar attended the photography program at East Los Angeles Community College and continued her studies with The Friends of Photography Workshop and Santa Fe Photographic Workshop. Her work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennial, Italy; the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery, the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles Photography Center,Women's Center Gallery at the University of California in Santa Barbara, Self Help Graphics, all in CA; and the University of Illinois in Chicago, IL. She was an Artist in Residence at Light Works in Syracuse, NY in 1993; received a Brody Grant from the California Community Foundation in 1992; received an Artist in Residence grant from the California Arts Council through the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Los Angeles in 1991/92; and an Artist's Project Grant from LACE in that same year. [This biography is from the website http://www.sla.purdue.edu/WAAW/Corinne/Aguilarbio.htm]

Scope and Content

This collection of papers consists mainly of printed material, photos and photocopied journal articles pertaining to the work of photographer Laura Aguilar. Included are images of her work with Latinas in Los Angeles and Mexico.



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The collection is organized into the following series:
  • Series 1. Articles / Clippings / Journals
  • Series 2. Photos
  • Series 3. Exhibit materials / Programs

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

body image
Latinas
lesbians
Los Angeles
Mexico
photography


Container List

 

Series 1. Articles / Clippings / Journals

 

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper article: "Day of the Dead" cultural event

Los Angeles Times; Thursday, November 1, 1990

Newspaper article: "Day of the Dead Enlivens Photo Center"

Los Angeles Times; October 21, 1990

Note

Photography by Laura Aguilar
 

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Journal

Scope and Content Note

Aztlan: Journal of Chicano Studies

Editor: Chon Noriega; Vol. 23, No. 2

Cover art by Laura Aguilar
Box 1, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d. [1999]

Physical Description: Papers, photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Group Exhibition Laura Aguilar Maxine Walker"

By Mark Little

Creative Camera [magazine]



"Another Day in L.A.:The Empress Has No Clothes"

By A.M. Rousseau

Photo Metro [magazine]
Box 1, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1997-2003

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Eye Catching Flesh and Zone"

by Gail-Nina Anderson

Northern Review [journal]

April 1997



"Aguilar named ArtPace artist-in-residence"

[no author]

Artweek [journal]

May 1999



"A Journey to Center"

by Laura Aguilar

2003
Box 1, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995-1999

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Other Bodies"

by Claudine Ise

Artweek [journal]

July 1995



"Phelan Photo Awards"

no author

Artweek [journal]

January 1996



"Depictions of Class in West Coast Photography"

by Thomas McGovern

January 1999

Artweek [journal]
Box 1, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d. [2000]

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Lesbian Art in America"

by Harmony Hammond

n.d.[2000]
Box 1, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 2001

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"City-Sponsored Freedom"

by Suzanne Muchnic

May 20, 2001

Los Angeles Times [newspaper]



"City, Too, Benefits From Grants"

by Holly Myers

June 7, 2001

Los Angeles Times [newspaper]
Box 1, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"In Connecticut, The Scars of War, The Works of Peace"

by Roberta Smith

July 30, 1999

New York Times
Box 1, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"The Honest Eye:Image & Identity at Loyola Marymount University

by Linda Sher Salzman

October 18, 1990

Artweek [journal]
Box 1, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Body Doubles:Gender and its discontents"

by Ralph Rugoff

December 7, 1990

LA Weekly [newspaper]
Box 1, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"All but the obvious and Drawing the Line"by Jody Zellen

ArtScene [journal]

December 1990
Box 1, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1997

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Storm Damage"

by Janice Cheddie

June-July 1997

Make 76 [journal]
Box 1, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Body Art, Performing the Subject"

by Amelia Jones

n.d.[1998]
Box 1, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection February-March 1992

Physical Description: Printed material,exhibition pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

"Working w/people"

February 11-March 29 1992
Box 1, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection May 2000

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Laura Aguilar at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects"

by Victoria Martin

May 2000

Artweek [journal]
Box 1, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection 1993

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Laura Aguilar"

by Diana Emery Hulick

Latin American Art [journal]
Box 1, Folder 15

Laura Aguilar Collection Spring 1992

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Curriculum Vivia:An Art of Persona by Latinos of Los Angeles"

by Margaret Lazzari

Visions:Art Quarterly [journal]
Box 1, Folder 16

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Art/Women/California:Parallels and Intersections 1995-2000"

Edited by Diana Burgess Fuller and Diana Salvioni



"Califa/Califas:A Brief History of Chicana California"

By Amelia Mesa-Bains
Box 1, Folder 17

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Papers, photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

Nueva Luz:Photographic Journal

no author
Box 1, Folder 18

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Papers,photocoped printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Fire without Gold:Works by photographers of color"

by Miriam Romais and Christine Jackson
Box 1, Folder 19

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Feminism and Art:9 views"

Art Forum International [journal]
Box 1, Folder 20

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Forbidden Subjects:Self-Portraits by Lesbian Artists"

no author
Box 1, Folder 21

Laura Aguilar Collection 1988

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Gallerie:Women's Art"

1988
Box 1, Folder 22

Laura Aguilar Collection Sept-Nov 2003

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

"New bodies of work from Laura Aguilar: motions and center"
Box 1, Folder 23

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: Papers,photocopied printed material

Scope and Content Note

"The Emigrants"

by Gil Cuadros

Frontiers [journal]
Box 1, Folder 24

Laura Aguilar Collection 1988

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Connexxus Women's Center Newsletter"
Box 2, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection Oct 1996

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

Discussion on Women!Culture!Power? and the Future?
Box 2, Folder 27

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990-1991

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

Art X-Press [art magazine]

Sept 1990



"Artistas Chicanas a symposium on the experience and expression of Chicana artists"

13 Apr 1991

Event Program



Event Program [gallery exhibit]

[1993]
Box 2, Folder 34

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Papers, printed material newspaper

Scope and Content Note

"The Forgotten Woman:Revelations from a plus-size life"

by Gendy Alimurung

Jan 10 2003

LA Weekly [newspaper]
Box 3, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1980 - Winter edition

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

ELAN: East Los Angeles College; Monterey Park, California

Cover images by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of: Image and Identity Journal, Vol. II No. I

"Recent Chicana Art from 'La Reina del Pueblo de Los Angeles de la Porcincula'" by Sybil Venegas

Note

Includes photographs and article on Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper article: "Day of the Dead" cultural event

Los Angeles Times; Thursday, November 1, 1990

Newspaper article: "Day of the Dead Enlivens Photo Center"

Los Angeles Times; October 21, 1990

Note

Photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection [1997]

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Book: Sunshine & Noir

Art in L.A. 1960-1997

Organizers: Lars Nittve & Helle Crenzien

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection Spring 1992

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Visions Journal (Art quarterly), Spring 1992 edition

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection June 19, 1992

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

2 photocopies of: "The Emigrants" by Gil Cuadros.

Magazine article

About our friendship

Note

Mentions Laura Aguilar's relationship to author.
Box 3, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection June 1992

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Magazine pages: Art in America, June 1992 edition

Pages 57-8, 61-2, order form

Note

Includes photograph of Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection Fall 1993

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Magaazine: Culturefront; Fall 1993 edition

Volume 2, Number 3

Note

Includes photographs by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992-1993

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Square Peg Magazine

December 1992/January 1993 edition

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection ND

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Latin American Art magazine

Volume 5, Number 3

Note

Contains article on Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 15

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Photography Quarterly magazine

Fire without Gold

Includes works by Laura Aguilar
Box 3, Folder 16

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Exposure magazine - Sex Wars: Photography on the Frontlines

Volume 29, Number 2/3

1 copy

Note

Includes works by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

FotoFest '94: The Fifth International Festival of Photography, November 10-30

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Uncontrollable Bodies: Testimonies of Identity and Culture

Editors: Rodney Sappington and Tyler Stallings

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Art exhibit pamphlet: Vital Signs at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

September 13-November 12, 1995



Vital Signs book of art on display

September 13-November 12, 1995

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection July 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

2 Photocopies: Other Bodies by Claudine Ise, article in Artweek magazine

Volume 26, Number 7

Note

Includes work by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

In a Different Light: Visual Culture, Sexual Identity, Queer Practice

Editors: Nayland Blake, Lawrence Rinder, and Amy Scholder

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Perbert [art gallery exhibition documentation]

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar

Pervert [art exhibit programs], April 11-May 6

7 copies

Newspaper ad for: Perbert

UCI Newspaper, April 5, 1995
Box 4, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

English Is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas

Coco Fusco

Includes photograph by Laura Aguilar
Box 5, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1997

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Event fliers: "Shifting Terrains" art exhibit, 6 March-20 April, 1997(5 copies)

Contains photography by Laura Aguilar on cover

Article: "Laura Aguilar and Maxine Walker: Zone Gallery, Newcastle", by Mark Little (2 copies)

Northern Review publication article: "Eye-Catching Flesh and Zone" (2 copies)

By: Gail-Nina Anderson, April 1997

Zone gallery announcement: "Shifting Terrains: Laura Aguilar & Maxine Walker" art exhibit

Life Magazine announcement: Maxine Walker and Laura Aguilar art exhibit

Sunday, March 23

Box 5, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Aztlan

A Journal of Chicano Studies

Vol. 23 No. 2
Box 5, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Books

Scope and Content Note

Living Chicana Theory

Editor: Carla Trujillo

Article on Laura Aguilar by Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano, pages 277-305
Box 5, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Articles

Scope and Content Note

The New York Times

Art Review

In Connecticut, the Scars of War, the Works of Peace

Topic: The nude in contemporary art



Letter from the aldrich museum of contemporary art stating that they will review the work for submission in the exhibition.

Note

showcards and includes copies of articles
Box 5, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Journals

Scope and Content Note

Vol III Traffic Report

July 1999

a publication of 18th street arts complex
Box 7, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991-1992

Physical Description: printed material

Scope and Content Note

Framework

Southern California

Portfolio 1991-1992

plus photocopied clippings
Box 7, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: article clipping

Scope and Content Note

New Art Examiner

"Updating Chicano Art"

By Shifra M. Goldman
Box 7, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: Book/Journal

Scope and Content Note

Forbidden Subjects

Self-Portraits By Lesbian Artists

Includes photocopied excerpts
Box 7, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection March 1996

Physical Description: Journal

Scope and Content Note

ArtPress journal
Box 9, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Book

Scope and Content Note

Images of Ambiente Homotextuality and Latin America Art

1810-today

Rudi C. Bleys

Note

images included inside book
Box 9, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Journal

Scope and Content Note

Theatre Journal:Latino Performance

March 2000

Vol.52 No.1
Box 9, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000-2001

Physical Description: Book/Showcards/Articles/Program Guide

Scope and Content Note

Book: Profile of Artists - C.O.L.A, 2001

Showcards: C.O.L.A., 2001 - Culture Affiras Department

Articles: L.A. Times, June 7, 2001 - Calendar Weekend, "City, Too, Benefits from Grants" and

"City-Sponsored Freedom;"

Programs - May/June 2001, Skirball Cultural Center

Note

Folder includes book, showcards, articles, and program guide
Box 9, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000-2003

Physical Description: Articles

Scope and Content Note

Article 1: Artforum International Magazine, "Contemporary art and art criticism are unimaginable without feminism," 2003

A. 2: Signs Journal, vol. 27, num. 4, 2002

A. 3: By Amelia Jones, "Posing the Subject: Performing the Other as Self"

A. 4: By Amelia Jones, "Body Art/Performing the Subject"

Note

Duplicate articles can be found in folder
Box 9, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection 2002

Physical Description: Artciles/Clippings

Scope and Content Note

Art/Women/California

Parallels and Intersections

1950-2000

Edited by Diana Burgess Fuller and Daniela Salvioni

University of California Press



Article:Los Angeles Times

Sunday, September 29,2002

California Grrrls

The Major Survey 'Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California' sheds light on an oft-neglected group of female artists from 1950-2000

Scarlet Cheng

Note

copies of the articles
Box 9, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Journals

Scope and Content Note

ZYZZYVA: the last word: west coast writers & artists

Volume XIX Number 2

Fall 2003
Box 10, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Printed Materials

Scope and Content Note

Dreaming Red Creating ArtPace

Linda Pace, Jan J. Russell, Eleanor Heartney, Kathryn Kanjo

San Antonio
Box 10, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 2005

Physical Description: Journals

Scope and Content Note

Lesbians and Music, Drama, and Art

Sinister Wisdom 64

Spring 2005
Box 11, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Visible Differences and Reviews

Centro Cultural de la Raza Visible Differences Show Cards

Art Review Article

"Photos Give Melting Pot More Broth"
Box 11, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 1989

Physical Description: Exhibit Materials

Scope and Content Note

Event postcards: "Transcend" art exhibit (2 copies)

Viva Visual Arts

Contains art by Laura Aguilar
Box 11, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Event Announcement: "Artistas Chicanas: A symposium on the Experience and Expression of Chicana artists" (2 copies)

Event RSVP form: "Artistas Chicanas: A symposium on the Experience and Expression of Chicana artists" (2 copies)

Event invites: "Artistas Chicanas: A symposium on the Experience and Expression of Chicana artists" (3 copies)

Univ. of Calif.

Santa Barbara
Box 11, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 1989-1991

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"Contemporary Latin Photography" event announcement (2 copies)

Los Angeles Photography Center, March 25, 1989

Exhibit announcement: "Personal Perceptions" (2 copies)

Los Angeles Photography Center

Curated by Laura Aguilar

Los Angeles Photography Center's "The Visual Statement" art exhibit announcement (9 copies)

April 6-May 18, 1991

Organized by Laura Aguilar

Los Angeles Photography Center's "The Visual Statement" art exhibit announcement (9 copies)

May 30-June 20, 1992

Organized by Laura Aguilar

Exhibit book: "The Visual Statement" (2 copies)

April 6-May 18, 1991

L.A. Style magazine article photocopies: "The Visual Statement: A Photography Lecture Series" (8 copies)

By: Jon Lesage
Box 11, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"Sexuality and the Politics of Obscenity" art exhibit announcement (4 copies)

Hera Gallery

The Newspaper article photocopies: "Dirty Pictures?" (7 copies)

By: Johnette Rodriguez, November 21, 1990
Box 11, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"All But the Obvious" exhibit program

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

November 2-December 23,1990

ArtScene Magazine article: "Previews of Exhibitions", by Jody Zellen (5 copies)

Vol. 10 No. 4, December 1990

LA Weekly magazine article: "Body Doubles: Gender and Its Discontents", by Ralph Rugoff (6 copies)

Friday December 7-Thursday December 13, 1990

Box 11, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Research

"Angry Women"
Box 11, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Journal and Photo Copies

Scope and Content Note

"Art X Press" Journal

Photo Copies of several different "Art X Press" journal pages
Box 11, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: journal and photo copies

Scope and Content Note

Photo Review

"Art on the Front Lines" Journal

Photo copies from "Art on the Front Lines"
Box 11, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

¡Image and Identity! Show cards

¡Image and Identity! Journal Vol. II, No. I

¡Image and Identity! Reviews of Show
Box 11, Folder 16

Laura Aguilar Collection 1989

Physical Description: journal, essay, photo copies of essay

Scope and Content Note

Personal Document/

Cultural Identity Journal

Personal Document/

Cultural Identity:Essays in Photography (Original and 2 Photo Copies)
Box 11, Folder 18

Laura Aguilar Collection 1988

Physical Description: journal and photo copies

Scope and Content Note

Galleria

"Women's Art"

Photo Copies from the Journal
 

Series 2. Photos

Box 1, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

3 8"x10" Monochrome Photos

"Nude Women in a Swimming Pool"

Encuentro Mexico 1987

2 photos signed by Laura Aguilar
Box 1, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

3 8"x10" Monochrome Photos

"Nude Women in a Swimming Pool"

Encuentro Mexico 1987

2 photos signed by Laura Aguilar
Box 1, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

3 8"x10" Monochrome Photos

"Nude Women in a Swimming Pool"

Encuentro Mexico 1987

2 photos signed by Laura Aguilar
Box 2, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

1 8"x10" Monochrome Photo

Woman [Luz Calvo] with sign "What side are you on?"

Note

[woman identified by Yolanda Retter: yretter@yahoo.com]
Box 2, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

2 Monochrome contact sheets and negatives

"Group Photo"
Box 2, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

1 monochrome contact sheet and 2 negatives

"woman siting"
Box 2, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

2 8"x10" monochrome photos of Seminario Marxist-Leninista Feminista de Lesbianas banner "Lesbianismo"

Encuentro Mexico 1987



1 8"x10" Closeup of Seminario Marxista-Leninista Feminista de Lesbianas banner

Encuentro Mexico 1987

signed by Laura Aguilar

Note

Signed by Laura Aguilar
Box 2, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

3 8"x10" Monochrome Photos

"Nude Women in a Swimming Pool"

Encuentro Mexico 1987

Note

2 photos signed by Laura Aguilar
Box 2, Folder 19

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

2 photocopies of [GLLU] group photo

Note

[GLLU]photo identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 20

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of photo

"Women[Rita Gonzalez]eating cake"



Photocopy of photo

"Woman[Pat Martel] eating cake"

Note

women identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 21

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of negatives

"Woman singing on stage"
Box 2, Folder 22

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 photocopy of [Connexxus group photo]

Note

photo identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 23

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of photo

"Three Women"

[Rita Gonzalez, Veronica Flores and Carla Barboza]

Note

women in photo identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 24

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

photocopy of negative

"Two women dancing"
Box 2, Folder 25

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 photocopy of two photos

"Three women talking" [1 woman identified as, Sue Dell]

Note

woman identified by Yolanda Retter: yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 26

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 photocopy of negative

"Two Women [Yolanda Retter and Carmen Noriega]"

Note

women identified by Yolanda Retter: yretter@yahoo.com
Box 6, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection [1989-1992]

Physical Description: contact sheet and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Susana B.
Box 6, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection [late 80's]

Physical Description: photos, contact sheets, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Ana and Deborah

Gutierrez

(Sisters)
Box 6, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection [late 80's]

Physical Description: contact sheet, photo, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Sharon W.
Box 6, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection [late 80's]

Physical Description: photos, contact sheets, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Stephanie
Box 6, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection [late 80's]

Physical Description: contact sheets and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Gina D.
Box 6, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection [1985-1987]

Physical Description: photos, contact sheets, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Devione
Box 6, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection [1984-1986]

Physical Description: photo, contact sheet, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Heine
Box 6, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection [late 90's]

Physical Description: contact sheets and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Beto Araiza
Box 6, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection circa 1990's

Physical Description: photos, contact sheets, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Nancy

Rosenblum
Box 6, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection [1994-1996]

Physical Description: photos, contact sheets, and negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Whyn
Box 6, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits

Joel Tan
Box 6, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection circa 1990's

Physical Description: binder: photos, negatives and contact sheets

Scope and Content Note

Aids-HIV Positive

Writers

Workshop
Box 8, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1988-1992

Physical Description: Postcards and Letters

Scope and Content Note

Photos, Postcards, Greeting cards and personal letters addressed and written by Laura to Pat Martel
Box 8, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992-1999

Physical Description: Letters/Photos/Postcards

Scope and Content Note

Letters to Pat Martel by laura accompanied by photos
Box 8, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991-1995

Physical Description: Letters with Photos

Scope and Content Note

letters to Joyce Tenneson accompanied by photos
Box 9, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 2002

Physical Description: Picture Book/Showcards

Scope and Content Note

Picture Book: (El Bello) Genero, April 2002

Showcards: Mesa Redonda - Genero

Note

Includes picture book and showcards
Box 9, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 2002

Physical Description: Picture Book

Scope and Content Note

Book is called "H2O"

By Jo Anna Isaak, 2002
 

Series 3. Exhibit materials / Programs

Box 2, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection Mar-Apr 1990

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

"A Woman's View" [event flyer]
Box 2, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection June-July 1999

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

"New Works: Laura Aguilar 99.2" [event program]
Box 2, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection Apr-May 1989

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

"The World Around Me: An Exhibition of Black and White Photography by Laura Aguilar"

Note

woman pictured in flyer identified as, Pat Martel
Box 2, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

2 monochrome cards

"Woman[Lydia Otero]with guitar"

Note

[Woman identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com]
Box 2, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

"Woman [Carla Barboza] sitting in chair smoking" [Identified by Yolanda Retter yretter@yahoo.com]
Box 2, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection n.d.

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

2 Monochrome cards

"Woman [Luz Calvo]clothed and unclothed"

Note

Woman[Luz Calvo] identified by Yolanda Retter:yretter@yahoo.com
Box 2, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection 1996

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 art exhibit flyer

"Viva Las Photos"
Box 2, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection 1986

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

1 art exhibit flyer

"The Black & White of it All:Portraits by Laura Aguilar"
Box 2, Folder 15

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

1 Centro Cultural De La Raza Brochure
Box 2, Folder 16

Laura Aguilar Collection 1996

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 Photography Exhibit Flyer

"Engendros:A photographic exhibit about gender and sexuality"
Box 2, Folder 17

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: binder

Scope and Content Note

1 Exhibit Flyer

"3 Exhibitions at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum"
Box 2, Folder 18

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Binder

Scope and Content Note

1 Art Exhibit Flyer

"Deterritorialization"
Box 2, Folder 28

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

Event Program

"Gyrlz N the Hood:A Celebration of 'round the way Dykes"

2 Aug 1992



2 monochrome contact sheets of "Gyrlz N the Hood [cast]+ negatives



3 monochrome snapshots of Laura Aguilar, signed
Box 2, Folder 29

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

Art Exhibit Program

"Cicle:El jo divers Laura Aguilar"

Jan 16-Mar 1 1998
Box 2, Folder 30

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991,1999

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

Gallery Exhibit Program

"L.A. Iluminado:Eight Los Angeles Photographers"

Aug 10-Sep 21 1991



"Traffic Report:A Publication of 18th Street Arts Complex"

Jul 1999



Art Exhibit Program

"Portraiture:Front, Back & In-Between"

Apr 25-Jul 3 1999
Box 2, Folder 31

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990,1995

Physical Description: Papers, printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Image & Identity:Recent Chicana Art from La Reina de Los Angeles de la Porcincula"

1990



"Vital Signs"

Gallery Exhibit Program

Sept 13-Nov 12 1995
Box 2, Folder 32

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Framework Southern California"

Art exhibit program
Box 2, Folder 33

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Papers,printed material

Scope and Content Note

"Outwest"

Art Exhibit Program

1999
Box 3, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1986

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"The Black & White of it All: Portraits by Laura Aguilar" art exhibit flyers.

2 postcards, 8 paper flyers
Box 3, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1986

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"Antologia/Anthology" art exhibit flyer

Laura Aguilar's art

November 22-December 24, 1986



"El Dia De Los Muertos/The Day of the Dead" art exhibition flyer

Art diplay by Laura Aguilar

Sunday, November 2, 1986
Box 3, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

10 "Los Angeles Graffiti Art Expo '90" art exhibit postcard flyers

Picture on flyer by Laura Aguilar

Picture: 1989



2 pictures: 2 painters on a ladder

Photos by Laura Aguilar

No date



2 pictures: 2 spray painters working on a wall

Photos by Laura Aguilar

No date



1 picture: 5 men standing around a book

Photo by Laura Aguilar

No date
Box 3, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

10 Exhibit flyers: "3 Exhibitions at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum"

September 5 - OCtober 24, 1992

Note

Art display included photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Art exhibit pamphlet: Vital Signs at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

September 13-November 12, 1995



Vital Signs book of art on display

September 13-November 12, 1995

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Art exhibit pamphlet: Vital Signs at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

September 13-November 12, 1995



Vital Signs art display program

September 13-November 12, 1995

Note

Includes photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

5 copies: Deterritorialization art exhibit [pamphlet]

February 17-April 2, 1995

2 copies: Centro Cultural de la Raza

Calendar of events, January-March 1995

Newspaper article: Heap of Birds weaves spell that sustains show's thread

San Diego Tribune; Sunday, March 12, 1995

Note

All include works by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Art exhibit programs: The Portrait Now (5 copies)

Magazine article: Other Bodies, by Claudine Ise

Artweek monthly magazine, Vol. 26 No. 26, July 1995

Note

Include works by Laura Aguilar
Box 4, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1996

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Programs for "James D. Phelan art award in photography" exhibition

Dec. 8, 1995-Jan. 27, 1996

Laura Aguilar as award recipient/exhibition artist (6 copies)

Photocopies from "Artweek" magazine: 'Phelan photo awards', article on exhibition featuring Laura Aguilar

January 1996; Vol. 27, No. 1, 4 copies
Box 4, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1996

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Event invite: Duscussion on Women! Culture! Power? and the Future?

Discussion with Laura Aguilar as panelist (4 copies)

Event flier: Engendros art exhibit (5 copies)

Displayed photography by Laura Aguilar

La Voz de Esperanza magazine

Editor: Gloria A. Ramirez, October 1996
Box 4, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection 1996

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Event invites: "Viva Las Photos" exhibit (8 copies)

Event flier: "Disenos del Deseo: Sexual Self-Imaging in Photography" workshop

Taught by Laura Aguilar

Note

Display photography by Laura Aguilar
Box 5, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 1998

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

El jo divers

Laura Aguilar

Fundacio la Caixa

Note

includes show cards
Box 5, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Exhibition Articles

Scope and Content Note

Out West

curated by harmony hammond

Plan B Evolving Arts (CCA Inc.

Santa Fe

Note

Various Exhibition articles with images
Box 5, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Exhibition materials

Scope and Content Note

Sunshine & Noir

Art in L.A. 1960-1997

October 7,1998-January 3,1999

UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Los Angeles Magazine: Article about Sunshine & Noir

Note

pamphlets /brochures/showcards/article in magazine
Box 5, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Exhibition Materials

Scope and Content Note

brochure

Laura Aguilar 99.2

ArtPace A Foundation for Contemporary Art

San Antonio

The International Artist-in-Residence Program



Article in the Magazine Artweek

May 1999

Volume 30

Issue 5

title:Aguilar named ArtPace artist-in-residence

Note

Contain pictures along with a article on the art.
Box 5, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection June 23, 1999

Physical Description: The Third Eye Video Program

Scope and Content Note

The Third Eye (performance, people, and places)

Berta Sichel

Art in General, New York

Note

Program with an article about Third Eye
Box 5, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1999

Physical Description: Brochure

Scope and Content Note

Portraiture

Front Back & In-Between

Armory Center for the Arts

Note

showcards
Box 7, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Post-Photo L.A.

Showcards

Includes related photocopied clippings
Box 7, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992-1993

Physical Description: papers and printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Various shows

Chicanolandia

Art Forum

Palimpsest

Disorient
Box 7, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992-1993

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Counterweight

Santa Barbara Contemporary art forum brochure

Includes photocopies of original printed materials
Box 7, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 1992

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Ojo Abierto/Open Eye

Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

contains multiple copies
Box 7, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection 1995

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Fire Without Gold" Exhibition

Showcards

Related articles
Box 7, Folder 9

Laura Aguilar Collection April 25, 1999 - July 3, 1999

Physical Description: Exhibition journals

Scope and Content Note

Portraiture

Two copies
Box 7, Folder 10

Laura Aguilar Collection 1966

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Conmocion (3 copies)
Box 7, Folder 12

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: Exhibition journal

Scope and Content Note

Photography Quarterly

Fire Without Gold

Includes original journal publications and photocopies
Box 7, Folder 13

Laura Aguilar Collection 1994

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"Bad Girls West" Exhibition

Showcard and photocopied exhibition catalogue
Box 7, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection 1966

Physical Description: printed materials

Scope and Content Note

Sexual Politics

Exhibition showcards
Box 7, Folder 15

Laura Aguilar Collection ca. May 1997

Physical Description: Papers, printed materials

Scope and Content Note

"American Voices- Latino Photographers in the United States"

Exhibition showcards

Related papers

Related letters, mailings, correspondence
Box 9, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Exhibition materials

Scope and Content Note

"Stillness & Motion"

Susanne Vielmetter

Los Angeles Projects

March 8 - April 8, 2000

Note

showcards
Box 9, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Exhibit Pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

The LACMA Institute for Arts & Cultures

Paul Holdengraber

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Monday: January 17, 2000
Box 9, Folder 4

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Exhibition Materials

Scope and Content Note

Charting new Currents

Celebrating 10 years of Grantmaking by the California Community Foundation

J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts

Note

booklet
Box 9, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 2000

Physical Description: Article/showcards

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper article: Eye of the beholder

Cathy Byrd

March 25,2000

Volume 28

Number 45



showcard:The Mexican Museum presents Chicanos En Mictlan, Dia de los Muertos in California

Oct.7-Dec.31, 2000



Showcard: Exposure @ zero hour

Sat. Jan.22-Feb.20 2000



Article:ArtScene

The Monthly Digest to Art in Southern California

Continuing and Recommended

Fernando De Szyszlo

Note

copies of article along with showcards
Box 9, Folder 8

Laura Aguilar Collection 2001

Physical Description: Showcards/Program/Picture from a Journal

Scope and Content Note

Showcards: Self Help Graphics - Annual Print Exhibition & Fundraiser, June 24 - July 29, 2001

Program: Arzulananlar/Les Voluptes, April 7 - May 31, 2001

Picture: Nueva Luz - Photographic Journal

Note

Includes showcards, program, and journal picture
Box 9, Folder 14

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Exhibitions Program

Scope and Content Note

FotoSeptiembre USA

2003 Exhibitions Program

San Antonio Photography Festival
Box 10, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 2003

Physical Description: Exhibit Materials

Scope and Content Note

new Bodies of work from Laura Aguilar

Motion & Center

September 13-November21, 2003



Article:Gazing Outward

San Antonio Current

Elaine Wolff

October 9-15, 2003

Note

showcards
Box 10, Folder 3

Laura Aguilar Collection 2004

Physical Description: Exhibition Materials

Scope and Content Note

Fat Attitudes: A Celebration of Large Women

Lori Don Levan

February, 2004

Macy Gallery

Teachers College, Colombia University
Box 10, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 2006

Physical Description: Exhibtion materials

Scope and Content Note

Passing through settling in:Contemporary photographs of the desert

Stanlee & Gerald Rubin

2006

Note

showcards
Box 10, Folder 6

Laura Aguilar Collection 2006

Physical Description: Exhibition materials

Scope and Content Note

Art of Engagement Visual Politics in California and Beyond

Peter Selz

California San Jose Museum of Art
Box 10, Folder 7

Laura Aguilar Collection 2007

Physical Description: Exhibition program

Scope and Content Note

Cross Sections

curated by Bruce Picano

April 7-June15, 2007

Presented by 18th Street Arts Center
Box 11, Folder 1

Laura Aguilar Collection 1993

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Contact Sheet 78

Light Work

Contains Laura Aguilar photography
Box 11, Folder 2

Laura Aguilar Collection 1987

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

"Women Photographers in America" (3 copies)

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Contains Laura Aguilar photography

Event invites: "Women Photographers in America"
Box 11, Folder 5

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991

Physical Description: Printed Material

Scope and Content Note

Exhibit book: "L.A. Iluminado: eight Los Angeles photographers" (3 copies)

Otis/Parsons Gallery

Art by Laura Aguilar

Artweek article photocopies: "Overturning Expectations" by G. Daniel Veneciano (6 copies)

Los Angeles Times article photocopies: "'Iluminado': Insight from Inside", by Susan Kandel

August 15, 1991

Event fliers: "L.A. Iluminado: eight Los Angeles photographers" (19 copies)

Otis/Parsons Gallery
Box 11, Folder 11

Laura Aguilar Collection 1990

Physical Description: Show Cards and Flyer

Scope and Content Note

Various Materials

"A Women's View" Show Cards

"The NUDE:Classic and Conceptual" Show Cards

Chicano Lecture Series Flyer

Art Pick of the Week (2 copies)
Box 11, Folder 15

Laura Aguilar Collection 1991

Physical Description: show cards and program

Scope and Content Note

"8th Annual Day of the Dead/Dia de Los Muertos" Show Card

"Situation" Show Card

"Visible For A Change" Show Card

"Annual Conference: Women's Caucus for Art" Program
Box 11, Folder 17

Laura Aguilar Collection 1989

Physical Description: Show Cards

Scope and Content Note

"The World Around Me" Show Cards

Bridge Gallery

City Hall L.A.