General Idea collection
- 1972-2014 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
7 cm of textual records and graphic material
Name of creator
General Idea was a collective of three artists, Felix Partz, Jorge Zontal and AA Bronson, who were active from 1967 to 1994.
The materials now constituting the General Idea collection were transferred directly to the Art Gallery of Ontario from AA Bronson.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
AGO Credit Line: Gift of AA Bronson for General Idea, 2015
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of General Idea ephemera including exhibition and performance invitations, postcards, flyers, tickets and similar items.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
Collection is arranged in a single series.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment only. Please contact the reference desk for more information.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is held by the creator or their heirs. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the fonds/collection.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
An itemized inventory is available.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Description control area
Edward P. Taylor Library & Archives, Art Gallery of Ontario
Rules and/or conventions used
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Created 30 May 2018
Description prepared by Amy Marshall Furness