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A Finding Aid to the Bruria Finkel papers, 1953-2014

Bruria Finkel papers, 1953-2014

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Series 4: Project Files, 1979-2014
2.1 linear feet
Boxes 4-6, OV 14

Bruria Finkel was often hired for projects in and around Santa Monica, California. These projects ranged from designing donor walls for hotels, murals for schools, and installations for various sites to art-in-transit type public projects, such as designing bike racks. Project files include a wide range of materials related to these undertakings such as correspondence, proposals, plans, designs, photographic materials, notes, budgets, reports, and printed materials. Notable projects include the Natural Elements Sculpture Park, Tibet Project, Step Up on Second Water Wall, and Verona Hotel Wall. There are also 21 electronic discs.
This series is arranged as 2 subseries.
4.1: General Project Files, 1982-2014
4.2: Project Proposals, 1979-2012
4.1:General Project Files, 1982-2014
DescriptionContainer
Art in Public Places Program, 1986-1988
4
8
Artist Studios at Santa Monica Airport, 1988
4
9
Art Kibbutz, 2013-2014
4
10
Baltimore Washington International Airport Public Art Project, 1996-1997
4
11
CityTV Project, 1991-1997
4
12
Community of Angels, 2001-2002
4
13
Descanso Gardens Project, circa 2013
2 electronic discs (dvd)
1 electronic disc (cd)
4
14
Divine Chariot
- Skirball Museum Acquisition, 1990-1991
Oversized project plans housed in OV 14.
4
15
Divine Chariot
- Jerusalem Installation, 2007-2008
2 electronic discs (cd)
4
16
El Monte Project, circa 2013
1 electronic disc (cd)
4
17
Glow Festival Project, circa 2013
7 electronic discs (cd)
4
18
Leo Baeck Temple Commission of Artworks, circa 1990-circa 2000
4
19
Natural Elements Sculpture (NES) Park
Correspondence, 1984-1999
4
20-21
Artists' Proposals, 1982-1997
4
22-23
Reports and Plans, 1985-1993
4
24-25
Printed Material, 1984-1999
4
26
Rolled Copies of Documents, circa 1985-1990
A scroll of photocopies of NES park-related documents printed on what appears to be one continuous ream of fax paper.
4
27
General Material, 1985-1996
4
28
Santa Monica Hyatt Hotel, 1991-1993
4
29
Solar Web
, 1999
5
1-2
Step Up on Second Water Wall, 1993-1995
Oversized material has been housed in OV 14.
5
3
Susret Art Project, 1998-2000
5
4
Temple Aliyah Tapestry, 1990-1993
5
5-7
Tibet Project, 1997-1998
Folder 11 includes 2 electronic discs (1 CD, 1 DVD).
5
8-11
Upward Bound Building, 1997
5
12
Verona Hotel Water Sculpture, 1989-1993
Folder 15 includes 3 electronic discs (2 CDs, 1 DVD). The DVD also includes a recording of the Step Up on Second Project.
5
13-15
Oversized
Divine Chariot
Project Plans from Box 4, Folder 15, 1990-1991
OV 14
Oversized Step Up on Second Wall Project Plans from Box 5, Folder 3, 1993-1995
OV 14
4.2:Project Proposals, 1979-2012
DescriptionContainer
Arrowhead Pond Project Proposal, 1995
5
16
Art in Transit Project Proposal, 1984-1993
5
17
City of Manhattan Beach Project Proposal, 2004
5
18
Culver City Ballona Creek Bikeway Project Proposal, 2009-2010
5
19
Diomede Competition Project Proposal, 1988-1989
5
20
Eli Broad Theater Donor Wall Project Proposal, 2008
5
21
Emeritus Gallery Project Proposal, circa 1990-circa 2000
5
22
Internal Revenue Service Building Project Proposal, 1995
5
23
Irish Museum of Modern Art Project Proposal, 1999-2000
5
24
Lewis Road Housing Project Proposal, 1991-1992
5
25
Long Beach Metro Rail Pylon Project Proposal, 1992-1993
5
26
"Making It Safe" Project Proposal, 1979
5
27
Mesa Street Car Park Project Proposal, 1993
5
28
Metro Expo Line Project Proposal, 2012
5
29
New Hope Donor Wall Project Proposal, circa 1990-circa 2000
5
30
Northeast Valley Animal Service Center Project Proposal, 2002-2003
5
31
Sacramento Court House "Key to Justice" Project Proposal, 1994
6
1
Santa Monica Bike Racks Project Proposal, 2011-2012
6
2
Santa Monica Wall Project Proposal, 2008
3 electronic discs (cd)
6
3
St. Augustine School Ceramic Wall Project Proposal, 1984
6
4
U.S. Geological Survey Building Project Proposal, 1994
6
5
Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Gymnasium Project Proposal, 2002
Oversized material housed in OV 14.
6
6
Venice-Abbot Kinney Branch Library Project Proposal, 1994
6
7
Miscellaneous Proposals, circa 1990-2006
6
8
Oversized Van Nuys Project Plans from Box 6, Folder 6, 2002
OV 14

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