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Fletcher Benton papers, 1934-2014

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Series 7: Photographic and Moving Image Materials , 1960-2005
0.5 Linear feet
Boxes 7, 9, FC 16-17

Series includes photographs and moving image documentation of artwork, exhibitions, inaugurations, and images of Benton in his studios. Images of the artist include photographs, partially digitized motion picture film, and video taken in Benton's studios on Bloxom Street and Dore Street in San Francisco. Moving images of Benton's studios include a promotional video about the Dore Street Studio by Dave Hatch and a student film by Al Wong about Benton's studio at 63 Bloxom Street (1967). Images of artwork include photographs and motion picture film of paintings, sculptures, and kinetic works. David Finn's pictures are digital prints of Benton's sculptures created for the book
Fletcher Benton
(2003) by Carter Ratcliff.
Personal photographs of Benton and his friends and family are found in series 1, Biographical Materials. Additional moving image materials are also found in series 1, as well as in series 4, Exhibition and Commission Files, series 6, Broadcast Materials, and series 9,
An American Artist
Video Recordings.
Description Container Select
Images of the Artist
Studio Photographs, circa 1960-circa 1990
7
5
Bloxom Street Studio Footage, 1967
1 Film reel
Original; Ektachrome; handwritten note on the original film can: "1967 By Al Wong (63 Bloxom St SF)"
16mm
Includes born-digital records, see ER02
Motion picture film stored separately in film can number FC 16.
7
6
Bloxom Street Studio Footage (1967), Digitized, 2004
0.97 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER02
Dore Street Studio footage, 1984
1 videocassettes (vhs)
Handwritten label on video cassette: "Professional Sample Dore St. Studio"
7
6
Dore Street Studio Photographs by Leo Holub , 1990
Oversized photographs moved to Box 9, Folder 5
7
7
Images of Art Work
Paintings, circa 1950-1961
7
8
Sculptures, 1965-1997
Includes 1 film reel : 16 mm; original Kodachrome; handwritten note on original can: "Fletcher Benton Retrospective of Early Works. Bronte St"
Includes born-digital records, see ER02
Motion picture film reel stored separately in film can numbered FC 17.
7
9
Sculptures (1965), Digitized, 2004
0.97 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER02
Kinetic Drawings, 1968-1971
7
10
David Finn Pictures, 2005
7
11-15
Sunset Magazine Pictures , 1984
7
16
Photographs of Exhibitions, Installations and Inaugurations , circa 1960-circa 1980
7
17
Oversized Photograph moved from Box 7, Folder 7
9
Film Reel moved from Box 7, Folder 6
FC 16
Film Reel moved from Box 7, Folder 9
FC 17

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.