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Billy Al Bengston papers, circa 1940s-1989, (bulk 1968-1988)

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Series 10: Photographs , circa 1940s-1987
0.5 Linear feet
Box 10

Photographs are of Bengston, his friends, galleries, exhibitions, sites of Bengston's commissions, and one family photograph dating from the 1940s. Photographs of other artists include Carlos Almaraz, Richard Diebenkorn, David Hockney, Garry Winogrand. Also included are photographs of artwork, including the Plato de Moreno series of watercolors commissioned in 1982 by Jerry Brown's gubernatorial campaign. Photocopies of photographs not found elsewhere have been kept. Of interest are photographs of Bengston during his 1975 residency at the Everson Museum of Art, helping to construct the house of Roy and Carol Doumani, and Bengston conversing with Buck Henry.
Also found are slides of Bengston's artwork for the installation of his 1988 retrospective.
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Artists, 1982
Found are photographs of Carlos Almaraz, Richard Diebenkorn, David Hockney, Garry Winogrand.
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40
Artwork, 1961, 1968, 1969, 1975-1976, 1980-1983, 1986, and undated
(11 folders)
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41-51
Artwork By Others, 1970
Found are photographs of artwork by Father Lee Lubbers
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52
Billy Al Bengston, circa 1940s, 1975, 1981-1982
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53
Billy Al Bengston (Photocopies), 1959, 1970s
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54
Billboard, 1987
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55
California State Office Building, Long Beach, circa 1982
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56
Damaged Artwork, 1969, 1970s
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57
Doumani House, circa 1978-1980
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58
Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, circa 1978
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59
Galleries, 1969, 1978, 1983, 1987
(2 folders)
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60-61
Installation of Artwork, 1970s
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62
Institute of Experimental Printmaking, circa 1978-1982
Found are photographs of Sam Francis
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63
Irvine Hilton Project, circa 1985-1986
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64
Hans Neuendorf, 1960s-1970s
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65
Justyn Notcek, 1976
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66
Mexico, circa 1978
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67
Olympic Posters, 1983
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68
Prestonwood Towne Center Project, circa 1977
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69
Transparency, 1970s
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70
Unknown Girl, circa 1960s
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71
Slides
Artwork, 1971-1972
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72
Artwork, 1973
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73
Artwork, 1974
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74
Artwork, 1975
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75
Artwork, 1976
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76
Artwork, 1977-1978
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77
Artwork, 1979
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78
Artwork, 1980
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79
Artwork, 1981
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80
Artwork, 1982
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81
Artwork, 1983
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82
Artwork, 1984
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83
Artwork, 1986
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84
Undated Artwork, 1970s-1980s
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85
Illustrations For Unknown Publication, circa 1977
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86
Installation of "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of Three Decades" at the Contemporary Arts Museum, 1988
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87
Installation of "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of Three Decades" at the Oakland Museum, 1988
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88
Installation of "Billy Al Bengston: Paintings of Three Decades" at the Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu [?], 1988-1989
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89
Building Arts Project, 1987
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90
California State Office Building, Long Beach, 1981-1983
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91
Institute of Experimental Printmaking, 1978-1985
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92
Irvine Hilton, 1984-1986
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93

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