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Subseries 8.5: | A Finding Aid to the Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

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8.5:: Commissions 1944-1995,

The photographs in this subseries are a visual complement to the textual records in the commission series. They include images of project construction, as well as photographs of the completed commissions. Photographs of one of Falkenstein's first public fountain commissions, "Structure and Flow #2" at California Federal Savings and Loan, are particularly extensive and include installation photographs. In 1995, the fountain was dismantled and the copper parts were stolen. Images of the deteriorating fountain are also included in these files. In addition, the subseries contains photographs of the gates that Falkenstein designed and built for Peggy Guggenheim's villa in Venice.
St. Basil Church, the largest commission of Falkenstein's career is also documented in this subseries.
The files are arranged alphabetically by commission.
DescriptionContainer
Tito Bastianello, Window on Grand Canal in Venice, 1963
28
36
Joseph Bransten Table, 1948
(2 folders, oversized items housed in Box 43)
28
37-38
Robert Buffum, Suspended Fountain, 1962
28
39
California Department of Motor Vehicles, "Traffic Interchange,", 1987
28
40
California Federal Savings and Loan, "Structure and Flow #2" Construction, 1964
(3 folders)
28
41-43
California Federal Savings and Loan, "Structure and Flow #2,", 1964-1965
(5 folders)
28
44-48
California Federal Savings and Loan, "Structure and Flow #2" Installation, 1964
(2 folders)
28
49-50
California Federal Savings and Loan, "Structure and Flow #2" - Deterioration of Fountain, 1995
28
51
Men's Gymnasium, CSU Fullerton - Relief called "Game Wall,", 1965
28
52
California State University, Dominquez Hills - Tribute to A. Quincy Jones, Models of "The Forum,", circa 1986
28
53
California State University, Dominquez Hills - Tribute to A. Quincy Jones, Open Reception of "The Forum,", 1986
28
54
California State University, Dominquez Hills - Tribute to A. Quincy Jones "The Forum,", circa 1986
28
55
California State University, Fullerton, 1976
28
56
California State University, Long Beach - First International Sculpture Symposium - "U as a Set,", 1965
(2 folders)
28
57-58
City of Coos Bay, Oregon - "Signs of the Pacific,", 1976
28
59
Dallas Conklin "Sign of the Pacific,", 1960
28
60
David Parry and Associates, circa 1980
28
61
Garrett Eckbo and Bob Royston, Hanging Fountain, 1965
28
62
Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego - "Accelerating Point,", 1974
29
1
Fresno Mall, California - "Three Fires,", 1965-1966
(6 folders)
29
2-7
Fresno Mall, California - "Leaping Fire,", 1966
29
8
Galeria Spazio Stair Screen, 1954
29
9
Galerie Stadler Stair Sculpture, 1955
29
10
Golden Gateway North, San Francisco - "Tide Pool Fountain,", 1983
29
11
Peggy Guggenheim Gate, 1961
(2 folders, oversized items housed in Box 43)
29
12-13
Louis Heyn and Long Beach Museum of Art - "Sculpture and Flow #3,", 1969-1971
(14 folders)
29
14-27
Louis Heyn and Long Beach Museum of Art - "Sculpture and Flow #3" Installation, 1974
29
28
Hyland Laboratories, Costa Mesa - "DNA Molecules,", 1970
(2 folders)
29
29-30
Joseph Magnin Store Interior Fountain, 1970
29
31
Laurel Hill Cemetery, 1949
29
32
Arthur and Edith Levin Suspended Fountain, 1978-1979
29
33
The Newquists - "The Sun,", circa 1980
29
34
Donald Olsen Mural in Stairwell, 1956
29
35
Palm Springs Desert Museum - "Cossman Fountain,", 1975
29
36
Phoenix Art Museum Sculpture for Reflecting Pool, 1965
29
37
Princess Pignatelli Grotto Gates in Rome, 1957
(Oversized items housed in Box 43)
29
38
K. Reswick Ring, circa 1973
29
39
Robert Robles, Los Angeles - "Structure and Flow,", 1963
29
40
Alix de Rothchild, 1962
29
41
Bob Royston Fountain, 1964
29
42
Sam Rubenstein Entrance Doors, 1972-1973
29
43
Sam Rubenstein - "Tide Pools,", 1981
29
44
John Sadler - "Sun Dial,", 1969
29
45
St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles - Window Screens, Doors, and Rectory Screens, 1968-1969
29
46
St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles - Window Screens, Doors, and Rectory Screens, 1968-1969
(3 folders)
30
1-3
St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles - Window Screens, Doors, and Rectory Screen Construction, 1968-1969
(Oversized items housed in Box 43)
30
4
St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles - Side Narthex Gates, 1968-1969
30
5
St. Basil's Church, Los Angeles - Window Screens, Doors, and Rectory Screens, Negatives, 1968-1969
30
6
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Long Beach - "Sun Dial,", 1969
(2 folders)
30
7-8
San Diego Fine Arts Gallery - "Accelerating Point" for Reflecting Pool, 1974
30
9
San Leandro Naval Hospital War Murals, 1944-1945
30
10
Mel and Jerrie Scott Chain, 1949
30
11
Segerstrom Gates, 1988
30
12
South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa - "Sun Ribbon,", 1982
(5 folders)
30
13-17
Arthur Spitzer - "Signs" Divider between Library and Dining Room, 1967
30
18
Louis Stratham, Lone Pine, California - "Fire and Ice" Lamps on Fence and "Structure and Flow #4" Fountain, 1973-1974
(2 folders)
30
19-20
Tate Gallery, London - "Point as a Set #26" Homage to Herbert Read, 1971
30
21
University of Southern California, Bing Theater - "Continuum,", 1976
30
22
UCLA, Hilgard Entrance - "Point as a Set #25,", 1970
30
23
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Eileen Norris Theater - "Film Strip" and "Montage Sections,", 1973-1975
30
24
George Walker - "The Surf: Skeleton of a Wave,", 1982
30
25
John C. Warneke "Wind Modillator,", 1947
30
26
South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa - "Sun Ribbon" Negatives, 1982
30
27

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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