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Philip Brookman papers, 1977-1993

Brookman, Philip, 1953-


Collection Information

Size: 3.5 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of curator Philip Brookman measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1977 to 1993. The collection documents Brookman's exhibition, writing, and filmmaking projects in the form of artist files, exhibition files, professional files, and subject and research files. Much of the material concerns the production and distribution of Brookman's 1988 video documentary about Chicano art in California, Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self), that grew out of the exhibition and conference "Califas: An Exhibition of Chicano Art and Culture in California," held at University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981 and 1982.

Biographical/Historical Note

Philip Brookman is a curator in California and Washington, D.C.


The papers were donated by Philip Brookman in 1999.


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.