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  • Contributing Institution: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Title: Slide Library street art and mural slides
    Identifier/Call Number: SLI.001.001
    Physical Description: 1 box (13L" x 3H" x 10W")
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1997
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: 1

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes 139 color 35mm slides. The slides depict murals and architecture, with the majority of photographs taken in Los Angeles County. Slides were compiled by the LACMA Slide Library. Photographers are generally unknown.
    The collection includes street art by the following artists: Johnny Alvarez, Alza, Robert Arenivar, Raul Baltazar, John Bene, Sandy Bleifer, Scott Bloomfield, Noa Bornstein, Paul Botello, David Botello, Jane Boyd, Neal Boyle, carlos Callego, Alson Skinner Chase, Commonarts, El Congresso de Artstas Cosmicos de las Americas de San Diego, Cordova, Rip Cronk, Jose Cruz, Manuel Cruz, Sandra Drinning, Streetscapers, Antonia Esparza, John Estraded, Charles W. Feliz, L.A. Fine Arts Squad, Alfredo Diaz Flores, The Fool, Jane Golden, Jose-Luis Gonzalez, David S. Gorden, Les Grimes, Guiterrez Brothers, Bessie Peirce Heller, Willie Herron, Susan Lautmann Hertel, Hex, Wayne Holwick, Bernard Hoyes, Michael Kelly, Kat Kozik, Dennis Kugiraki, Daniel Martinez, Frank Martinez, Rudy Martinez, Arthur Mortimer, David Mosley, Henry Allen Nord, Victor Ocho, Elliott Pinkney, Johanna Poethig, Peter Quezada, Mike Rios, Frank Romero, Helen Samuels, Irv Samuels, Diana Schnurr, Terry Schoonhoven, Millard Sheets, Frank Stella, Thomas Suriya, Dave Talbot, Robert W.R. Taylor, Ann ELizabeth Thiermann, Elroy Torrez, Tortuga Patrol, Keith Tucker, Kent Twitchell, Mario Aguirre Uriarte, Benjamin Valenzuela, Manuel Velazquez, Joseph Young, Ian White, Tyrus Wong, Richard Wyatt, and Shiyan Zhang. Community-based street art projects (e.g. a mural by the Duarte High School art department) are also included.
    Seven of the sixteen sheets are the slides themselves, while the remaining nine sheets include the detailed artwork and artist information cards. There are more information cards than slides, as slides were checked out by library patrons and not returned.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment only through the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Art Research Library. Telephone 323-857-6118 or email library@lacma.org.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Contact the Balch Research Library at 323-856-6118 or library@lacma.org for information on publishing or reproducing materials included in these records. Permission will be granted by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as the owner of the physical materials, and does not imply permission from the copyright holder. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all necessary permissions from the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    [Description of item], Slide Library Street Art and Mural Slides, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Art Research Library, SLI.001.001.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Street art--California--Los Angeles.
    Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century
    Color slides