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Curran (Darryl) collection CUR.001.001
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Re Paradise undated

Creator: Paradise Press

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Two sheets of accordian-folded fibrous paper printed with information (some lineated, like poetry) about Paradise Press. Also includes an insert about an artist book called Big Mary: Lessons from the South by Susan E. King. Encased in folded vertical envelope.

Exhibition announcement for "Light" 1981

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Exhibition announcement for Light, held from April 11-May 9, 1981 at 800 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, Ca 90069. Announcement showcases work by Robert Frank and Larry Sultan. Folded sheet with black and white images printed on glossy cardstock. Addressed to "The Currans."

Flyer for "Long Beach : A photography Survey" 1980

Creator: California State University, Long Beach. Art Museum and Galleries

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This flyer is for a photography exhibition titled, "Long Beach: A photography Survey". The show was held at the Art Museum and Galleries at California State University, Long Beach from November 10, 1980 to December 14, 1980. Artists included are Joe Deal, Judy FIskin, Anthony Hernandez, Kenneth McGowan, Grant Mudford, and Leland Rice. This flyer contains no images of the work in the show.

Related Materials

Exhibition catalog is in the LACMA collection (TR820.5.D4 1980)

"Visual Books" brochure and insert 1980s

Creator: McCarney, Scott

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Brochure and purchasing information related to Scott McCarney's "visual books." Includes images of the books, a cardstock collage insert, and a small ordering form.

Promotional material for "An Exhibition of Photographs by Thomas Barrow" 1969

Creator: Memorial Union Art Gallery (University of California, Davis)

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Promotional material for Thomas Barrow's 1969 UC Davis exhibition. Folded rectangle in the shape of a television screen containing 5 postcards depicting Barrow's photography. The postards' positions can be rearranged to alter what is "playing" on the television. Poem by Harold Jones within the fold. Unsigned.

Hand tinted photograph titled, "Sunset Fires" undated

Creator: Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941

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Hand-colored scenic photograph of trees and a stream. The photograph is mounted to cardstock and is igned by the artist, Wallace Nutting. Undated.

Photograph labeled, "360° View from the Corner of La Brea & Melrose (Where I Live)" 1977

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Long color photograph rolled into a scroll and bound with tape. Depicts Los Angeles intersection. Signed by the artist, R.G. Matthews; labeled "360° view from the corner of La Brea and Melrose (where I live)," "For Darryl on the birthday of Doris--7/78.' Dated 12/77.

Plastic tube containing photographic transparencies undated

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Plastic tube containing a transparent scroll depicting photograph negatives. Tube also contains a small piece of cardstock folded into a triangle with "departure" printed on each side. Cap of plastic tube is labeled "Khata[illegible]". Undated.

Photograph portfolio labeled, "The Series of Studies: First Part--Hands & Arms" Undated

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31 photography plates featuring images of nude hands and arms. Encased within hardcover binding with fabric tie. Spine is labeled, but the text has worn away. Otherwise unlabeled and undated. Photographer is unknow.

Vintage postcard collection 1913-1938

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Collection of vintage postcards depicting landscapes and people. 16 black and white postcards, 1 hand-colored. Two small photographs. Some have correspondence on the back of card. Bulk is undated, dated postcards range from 1913 and 1938.

E.S. Curtis photographs 1907-1908

Creator: Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952

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Five black and white photographs of Indigenous peoples and landscapes. Titles include "Maricopa Water Girl", "Havasupai Cliff Dwelling", "Running Fisher--Atsina", "Gathering Arrow-Brush--Maricopa", "Tathamiche--Walapai"

Photograph titled, "A Christmas Plum Pudding" undated

Creator: Clarkson, Emilie V., 1863-1946

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Black and white photograph of a young girl holding a dessert.

Photograph titled, "Miss Annie Clarke as Lady Gay Spanker" undated

Creator: Notman, William

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Black and white photograph of a woman in a topchat holding a whip.

Sabato Fiorello Postcards 1982

Creator: Fiorello, Sabato

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Collection of three black and white postcards from a series titled, "Sabato Fiorello: Confessions of an Artist". The postcards depict Artist Sabato Fiorello dressed up in various costumes of literary and cultural archetypes. Photographer is Joe Messinger. All addressed to Darryl Curran.

Exhibition announcement for Barbara Sonneborn undated

Creator: San Francisco Art Institute

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Exhibition announcement for Barbara Sonneborn featuring an abstract color photograph. Exhibition hosted at San Francisco Art Institute. Dates listed as June 16-July 8; no year indicated.

Exhibition announcement for "Hatpins: Points of Feminism in the Age of Elegance" 1998

Creator: California State University, Fullerton. University Library

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Exhibition announcement. Exhibit held in honor of Lillian Baker at Cal State Fullerton in 1998; curated by Veronca T. Chiang. Announcement features photograph of Baker and explanation of her historical significance.

Exhibition announcement for, "Pas De Trois: Philip Orlando & Guest Artists Edie Ellis & Lynne Westmore"

Creator: Orlando Gallery

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Three exhibition announcements featuring photographs of the artists by Ed Grobe. Undated.

Exhibition announcement for, "Kosmopolitēs"

Creator: California State University, Los Angeles

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Exhibition announcement for Patrick Nagatani, held at the Exploratorium at CSU Los Angeles. Includes large color photograph of a woman removing a mask. Dated October 30-November 21; no year indicated

Prints titled, "Turtle Tests" 1971

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Six sheets containing test prints of turtles. Signed RWF, dated 1971. Stored in archival paper and plastic sleeve.

Offset lithography print by Robert Heinecken undated

Creator: Heinecken , Robert, 1931-2006

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Folded sheet containing two images produced with offset lithography. Labelled "HEINECKEN REPRINT, 'GRAPHIC/PHOTOGRAPHIC' Cal St. Fullerton" in pencil. Undated. Stored in a plastic envelope with other material.

Lucien Clergue photograph of nude woman undated

Creator: Clergue , Lucien

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Photographic print depicting a nude woman in waves. Untitled, undated. Labelled "AGEP Marseille - Ref. LC. 1F"