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Robert Alexander papers and Temple of Man records, 1938-2015

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Series 4: Project Files , circa 1967-2014
0.9 Linear feet
Boxes 6-7

Project files document publishing projects, exhibitions, events, and other ventures undertaken by Temple of Man artists and affiliates. Files include drafts, mock-ups, and a few digital images for publications including Black Ace books; loan and consignment forms for several Beat era exhibitions, notably Semina Culture at the Santa Monica Museum of Art; and correspondence, flyers, and logistical details pertaining to events. Also of note are materials related to the Archive of the Origins of California Modern Art: 1940s-1960s, which includes a proposal written by Hal Glicksman for a museum to preserve the artwork and documentation of the Temple of Man.
Description Container Select
Archive of the Origins of California Modern Art: 1940s-1960s, circa 1987-2009
6
14
Black Ace Books, 1998-2003
6
15-17
Black Ace Book 8, 2003-2007
Includes born-digital images, see ER03.
6
18
Black Ace Book 8, Digital Images by Mark Cheka, 2007
0.015 Gigabytes
4 computer files
ER03
Digger's Creative Society, circa 1967
7
1
Drums Inside Your Chest Poetry Reading, 2007
7
2
Exhibition Loans
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, 1983
7
3
James Corcoran Gallery, 1988
7
4
L.A. Louvre Gallery, 1982-1989
7
5
Pacific Standard Time, 2012
7
6
Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2004-2007
7
7
Wight Art Gallery, University of California Los Angeles, 1987-1990
7
8
Front Porch Coffee House, 1977-1978
7
9
Magic Theatre (New Magic Theatre), circa 1967
7
10
Miscellaneous Man Submissions, 1968-1969
7
11
Temple of Man Fiftieth Anniversary, 2010
7
12
Swinging in the Shadow Documentary Project by Mary Kerr, 2000-2014
7
13

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