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Ben Buchanan photographs of artists, circa 1985-2015

Buchanan, Ben, December 8th 1958-



Collection Information

Size: 12 Items

Summary: Nine black and white photographs of artists taken by Ben Buchanan at a party at Mr. Chow Restaurant, Manhattan, New York and at Area nightclub, Manhattan, New York, 1985, and three color photographs taken by Buchanan in 2015 of a model dressed in the guestbook from the party (a signed body leotard originally worn by performer Bernard Zette portraying The Human Guestbook during the event).

Biographical/Historical Note

Ben Buchanan is a photographer in New York, New York and London England. Buchanan was the staff photographer for Area and photographed many artists' events.


Donated 2016 by Ben Buchanan.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

The donor has retained all intelletual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.

How to Cite This Collection

Ben Buchanan photographs of artists, circa 1985-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.