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Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2020

Edge, Doug, 1942-

Photographer, Painter, Sculptor, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 2.9 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Los Angeles conceptual sculptor, painter, and photographer Doug Edge measure 2.9 linear feet and date from circa 1951 to 2017. The collection includes exhibition and project files, illustrated journals, writings, printed material, photographic material, and artwork. There is a 0.2 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated in 2021 that includes a self published book and notes, dating from 1969-2020.

Biographical/Historical Note

Doug Edge (1942- ) is a conceptual sculptor, painter, and photographer in Los Angeles, California. Edge was a member of the acrylic movement in the late 1960s. He was an original faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) from 1969 to 1971, and taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 1974 to 1985.


The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Doug Edge in 2017 and 2021.

Language Note

The collection is in English.


Funding for the processing of the collection was provided by Gerald and Bente Buck.