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Bruria Finkel papers, 1953-2020

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Series 6: Exhibition Files , 1972-2012
3.2 Linear feet
Boxes 7-10, OV 15

Exhibition files contain materials related to exhibitions that showcased Bruria Finkel's work as well as exhibitions she curated. These files include correspondence, press releases, reviews, announcements, catalogs, photographs, slides, exhibition lists, price lists, artist resumes, statements, labels, and audiovisual recordings, some in digital format. Major exhibitions of Bruria's work include Across Time, Space and The Ages (1992-1993), On Xenophobia and Walls (1997), and The Complete Aleph Series (2009). Noteworthy exhibitions curated by Finkel include Santa Monica Originals (2004-2005) and Women Artists of Southern California Then and Now (2007).
This series is arranged as 2 subseries.
  • 6.1: Group and Solo Exhibitions, 1972-2012
  • 6.2: Curatorial Files, 2004-2012
6.1: Group and Solo Exhibitions, 1972-2012
Description Container
David Stuart Galleries - The Cup Show (1972), 1972
7
30
Jacqueline Anhalt Gallery - Kerchiefs in Porcelain (1976-1977), 1976
7
31
Anhalt Barnes Gallery - Solo Show (1978), 1975-1979
7
32
Anhalt Stewart Gallery - Sculptures: Porcelain and Handmade Paper (1978), Digital Video Recording, 2015
1.2 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER23
De Saisset Gallery - Heads (1979), 1977-1979
7
34
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery - Artist as Social Critic (1979), 1979
7
35
Craft and Folk Art Museum - The Mask as Metaphor (1980), 1980-1981
7
36
Palm Springs Desert Museum - Brurial Finkel: The Head Series (1980), 1979-1980
7
37
Renwick Gallery - American Porcelain: New Expressions in an Ancient Art (1980), 1979-1981
8
1
Anhalt Barnes Gallery - Transformation Series: Porcelain and Handmade Paper (1980-1981), 1980-1982
8
2
Galerie Andree - Solo Show (1981), 1980
8
3
Loyola Marymount University - Paper as Image (1981), 1981
8
4
Malibu Art and Design - Zuma Dume Series (1981), 1981
8
5
Tom Luttrell Gallery - Bruria: Transformation Series (1981), 1980-1982
8
6
Meredith Niles Gallery - Generation Series (1982), 1981-1983
8
7
University of California, Irvine - Tradition in Transition (1982), 1981-1982
8
8
Gail Chase Gallery - Selections from American Porcelain (1983), 1983
8
9
Long Beach Museum of Art - At Home (1983), 1983
8
10
Museum of African American Art - Icons and Images for Children of All Ages (1983), 1983
8
11
Irvine Fine Arts Center - Traces of Ritual (1985), 1985
8
12
Skirball Museum - Women and Spirituality: Contemporary Visions (1985), 1985-1986
8
13
Bertha Urdang Gallery - Bruria: Permutations of the letter "Aleph" and "A" (1986), 1985-1986
8
14
Jewish Community Museum - The Divine Chariot Series (1986), 1986
8
15
Artworks Gallery - Unique Books from the Divine Chariot Series (1987), 1987
8
16
Artemisia Gallery - Paintings and Drawings from the Divine Chariot Series (1988), 1987-1988
8
17
Dublin/Wolf Center - Jewish Artists: Permutations of the Letters Alef and A (1989), 1989
8
18
Sherry Frumkin Gallery - Solo Show (1991), 1991-1992
8
19
Santa Monica Museum of Art - Breaking Barriers (1992), 1992
8
20
Traveling Exhibition - Emigrant Abstraction (1992), 1992-1993
8
21
Wilshire Boulevard Temple - Jewish Artists of Southern California II (1992), 1991-1992
8
22
Dusseldorf Stadtmuseum - Across Time, Space and the Ages (1992-1993), 1991-1993
Folders 26-27 contain 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) Includes born-digital records, see ER24
Oversized poster housed in OV 15.
8
23-28
Across Time, Space and the Ages, Stadtmuseum Dusseldorf, Germany (1992-1993), Digital Video Recording, 2008
0.53 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER24
Manhattan Friends of the Arts - Coastal Abstractions (1993), 1993
8
29
Yeshiva University Museum - Xenophobia Exhibition (1995), 1994-1995
8
30
Wignall Museum - Exploring a Movement: Feminist Visions in Clay (1995-1996), 1995
8
31
B'nai Brith Klutznick National Jewish Museum Show (1996), 1993-1996
8
32
California State Polytechnic University - Open Book (1996), 1996
8
33
Skirball Museum - Blessings and Beginnings (1996-1997), 1994-1998
8
34
Mill Gallery - On Xenophobia and Walls (1997), 1996-1997
8
35
Mill Gallery - On Xenophobia and Walls (1997), 1997
2 Videocassettes (U-matic)
9
1-2
Mill Gallery - On Xenophobia and Walls (1997), Digital Video Recording, 2009
0.489 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER25
Arts, Inc. - LA February 1999 (1999), 1998-1999
9
3
Denise Rogers Gallery Show (2000), 2000-2001
9
4
Jewish Federation Goldsmith Center Exhibition (2001-2002), 2001-2003
9
5
Track 16 Gallery - Bruria Finkel: The Complete Aleph Series (2009), 2008-2009
Includes born-digital records, see ER26-ER28
9
6-7
Track 16 Gallery - Bruria Finkel: The Complete Aleph Series, Exhibition Opening and Events (2009), Digital Video Recordings, 2009
8.42 Gigabytes
8 computer files
ER26
Track 16 Gallery - Bruria Finkel: The Complete Aleph Series, Exhibition, Digital Photographs, 2008
0.107 Gigabytes
62 computer files
ER27
Track 16 Gallery - Bruria Finkel: The Complete Aleph Series, KCSN Radio, Art News, Molly Barnes Interview of Bruria Finkel (June 2008), Digital Audio Recording, 2008
0.345 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER28
Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery - Skyscrapes (2012), 1997-2012
Includes born-digital records, see ER29-ER30
9
8
Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery - Skyscrapes, Santa Monica Update, City TV Santa Monica (2012 June 12-26), Digital Video Recording, 2012
0.646 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER29
Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery - Skyscrapes, Digital Photographs and Document, 2005-2012
0.357 Gigabytes
35 computer files
ER30
Oversized Dusseldorf Exhibition Poster from Box 8, Folder 23, 1991
OV 15
6.2: Curatorial Files, 2004-2012
Description Container
Arena 1 - Santa Monica Originals (2004-2005)
General Information, 2004-2005
9
10
Loan Forms and Exhibition Lists, 2004-2005
9
11
Artist Profiles, 2005
Includes born-digital records, see ER31
9
12-13
Installation and Event Recordings, 2005
3 Videocassettes (Hi8)
9
14
Installation Materials, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2004-2015
0.062 Gigabytes
107 computer files
ER31
Los Angeles and Ontario Airports Art Exhibition (2006-2007)
General Information, 2006-2007
9
15
Curatorial Contract, 2006
9
16
Artist Resumes and Loan Forms, 2006-2007
Includes born-digital records, see ER32
9
17
Notes and Mailings Lists, 2006-2007
9
18
Exhibition, Digital Photographs and Documents, 1998-2007
0.252 Gigabytes
175 computer files
ER32
Track 16 Gallery - Women Artists of Southern California: Then and Now (2007)
General Information, 2006-2007
Includes born-digital materials, see ER40
9
20-21
Loan Forms, 2007
9
22
Track 16 Gallery - Women Artists of Southern California: Then and Now (2007)
Artist Statements, 2007
Includes born-digital materials, see ER33
10
1
Artist Statements, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2007
0.003 Gigabytes
17 computer files
ER33
Artist Resumes, 2007
10
2-3
Exhibition Catalog, 2007
10
4
Artist Panel (2007), Digital Video Recordings, 2007, 2007
11.8 Gigabytes
Three computer files
ER34
Guided Gallery Tours, Digital Video Recordings, 2007
5.15 Gigabytes
Two computer files
ER35
Spoken Word Event (2007), Digital Video Recording, 2007
4.28 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER36
Video footage, Digital Video Recordings, 2007
10.29 Gigabytes
Four computer files
ER37
So Cal News, Exhibition Coverage (2007 July), Digital Video Recording, 2007
0.003 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER38
Politics of Culture, host Ruth Seymour, KCRW Radio (2007 June), Digital Audio Recording, 2007
0.282 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER39
Then and Now, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2007
1.42 Gigabytes
177 computer files
ER40
Santa Monica College - Emphasis Santa Monica (2008)
General Information, 2008
10
8
Artist Contracts and Loan Forms, 2008
10
9
Artist Correspondence and Portfolios, 2007-2008
Includes born-digital records, see ER41
10
10-11
Emphasis Santa Monica, Artist Correspondence, Portfolios and Exhibition Documentation, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2007
0.015 Gigabytes
81 computer files
ER41
Emphasis Santa Monica, Digital Photographs, 2007-2008
1.02 Gigabytes
54 computer files
ER42
Emphasis Santa Monica (2008), Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Digital Video Recordings, 2008
0.344 Gigabytes
Two computer files
ER43
Breaking in Two: Provocative Visions of Motherhood (2012)
General Information, 2009-2012
Includes born-digital records, see ER44
10
14
Breaking in Two, Digital Documents, 2011
0.07 Gigabytes
34 computer files
ER44
Fundraising, 2011-2012
10
15
Expenses, 2011-2012
10
16
Artist Statements, 2012
Includes born-digital records, see ER45
10
17
Breaking in Two, Artist Statements, Digital Documents, 2011
0.078 Gigabytes
56 computer files
ER45
Loan Forms and Price Lists, 2012
10
18
Loan Forms, 2011-2012
10
19
Research, 2009-2012
10
20
Breaking in Two, Four Videos about Maternity (1980-2008), Digital Video Recording, 2008
2.1 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER46
Breaking in Two, Trailers, Digital Video Recordings, 2007-2008
1.26 Gigabytes
Two computer files
ER47
Breaking in Two, Antepartum, film by Mary Kelly (1973), Digital Video Recording, 2007
2.57 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER48
Breaking in Two, Exhibition Catalog, Digital Photographs and Document, 2011
1.24 Gigabytes
86 computer files
ER49

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