Guide to the California Institute of the Arts School of Art collection

2013-03-13


Descriptive Summary

Title: Guide to the California Institute of the Arts School of Art collection
Dates: 2013-03-13
Collection Number: CalArts.2012.006
Creator/Collector: California Institute of the Arts California Institute of the Arts. School of Art.
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Online items available
Repository: California Institute of the Arts Institute Archive
Abstract: The California Institute of the Arts’ School of Art was established in 1970 and existed until 1976, when it merged with the California Institute of the Arts’ School of Design to become the School of Art and Design, a merger that lasted until 1984. In 1984, the School of Art and Design became the School of Art. Collection consists of administrative, curricular, exhibition and event materials, black-and-white portrait photographs, newspaper clippings, posters, and video recordings related to the School of Art.
Language of Material: English

Access

Open for research. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the institute archivist to make an appointment to view materials.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the Institute Archive and any copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Guide to the California Institute of the Arts School of Art collection . California Institute of the Arts Institute Archive

Acquisition Information

Collected by the California Institute of the Arts as part of the California Institute of the Arts Institute Archive.

Biography/Administrative History

The California Institute of the Arts’ School of Art was established in 1970 and existed until 1976 when it merged with the California Institute of the Arts’ School of Design to become the School of Art and Design, a merger that lasted until 1984. In 1984, the School of Art and Design became the School of Art.

Scope and Content of Collection

The California Institute of the Arts School of Art Collection documents the activities, events, and academics of the School of Art and comprises administrative and curricular materials; a performance program; black-and-white photographs; handbooks; posters; a report on faculty and student professional activities; newspaper clippings pertaining to faculty and students; video recordings; the poem, "House of Dust," by artist and faculty member Alison Knowles as well as memoranda and photographs related to Knowles' helicopter poetry drop of the poem.

Indexing Terms

California Institute of the Arts - History - Sources
California Institute of the Arts. School of Art - Archives.
Education - Curricula
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Kaprow, Allan, 1927-2006
Brach, Paul Henry, 1924-2007
Knowles, Allison, 1933
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Memoranda
Poetry
Posters
Video recordings