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Rapoport (Sonya) Pictorial Material from the Sonya Rapoport Papers
BANC PIC 2015.038  
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Chiefly photographs pertaining to Rapoport's various conceptual art projects. Some portraits and snapshot photographs of the artist are included throughout files. Also includes selections of Rapoport's artist's books and a small number of early drawings.
Sonya Rapoport was an American conceptual/digital artist. Rapoport was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 6, 1923. She studied at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston University and New York University, where she earned a B.A. in Labor Economics in 1946. She and her husband Henry Rapoport moved to Berkeley, California in 1947. She then continued her education, earning a masters in art practice in 1949 from the University of California. In the 1970s Rapoport turned her artistic focus to electronic media, a medium in which she worked until her death in 2014.
2700 items in 5 boxes and 2 oversize folders : chiefly b&w safety film and gelatin silver prints ; 57 x 77 cm or smaller
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