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Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997

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Series 7: Sound and Video Recordings , 1987-1997
0.4 Linear feet
Box 15

This series contains 4 videocassettes (VHS) and 1 sound cassette with art-related recordings. Videos include
The Painter Sam Francis
(1992);
Breathing Light
(circa 1988), about a work of the same title by Peter Erskine; documentation of three multimedia installations by Judit Hersko including
Zurbaran Bewitched
,
Witch-hunt
, and
Black Forest Requiem
, and a documentation of performances and experiments with light entitled
Light Dance
by Seth Riskin (1987-1995). The sound cassette is an acoustiguide for the 1990 Edward Ruscha exhibition at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. A single unlabeled cassette containing what appears to be a band rehearsal is also found.
Most of the sound recordings in the collection are found in series 1, Interviews and Lectures. Additional audio recordings are found in series 3, Project Files. Additional video recordings are found in the Publicity subseries of series 2, Writings, and in the correspondence subseries of series 3, Personal Business Records.
Description Container Select
Light Dance
, 1987-1995
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
1
Breathing Light
, circa 1988
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
2
The Painter Sam Francis
, 1992
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
3
Judit Hersko Installations, circa 1997
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
4
Edward Ruscha Acoustiguide, 1990
1 sound cassette
15
5
Unidentified Musical Recording, undated
1 sound cassette
15
6

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