The Arthur Max papers span the years 1995-2005 (bulk 2000s) and encompass 6.7 linear feet. There are
photographs and research related to five films, BLACK HAWK DOWN (2001), GLADIATOR (2000), KINGDOM OF
HEAVEN (2005), PANIC ROOM (2002), and SEVEN (1995). There are numerous rough sketches, as well as
finished production design drawings for these same films.
Arthur Max is a production designer whose film career dates from 1984. Max's work as a commercial
production designer brought him to the attention of film directors Ridley Scott and David Fincher. Since
that time, he has worked with Scott on six films, including GLADIATOR (2000). Max has been nominated for
Academy Awards in the art direction category for GLADIATOR and AMERICAN GANGSTER (2007).
6.7 linear feet of papers.
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