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Erik M. Lauritzen Photographs, 1958-2012
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Description
This collection contains negatives, photographs and digital prints by the American photographer Erik M. Lauritzen, as well as posters, exhibit announcements, reviews, correspondence, writings by and about him, artwork and ephemera.
Background
Erik M. Lauritzen was born in Illinois in 1953. After moving to California, he studied art, graduating from San Francisco Art Institute with a B.F.A. in 1977, and from California State University, Northridge, with an M.F.A. in 1980. He exhibited his work consistently from the mid-1970s in galleries throughout California and in Nevada, as well as in many cities across the continent. Besides his works at the University of California, Santa Cruz, there are also works in many collections throughout the United States, including at the Kresge Art Museum in Lansing, Michigan, the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the Johnson Museum in Ithaca, New York.
Extent
120 boxes

1 oversize folder
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit Special Collections and Archives Duplication & Reproduction Policy.
Availability
The collection is open research.