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Citizen artist: Lee Waisler [videorecording] / produced by Martin Perlich ; director, editor, Michael Herzmark,

Creator:
Waisler, Lee, 1938-
Subject:
Herzmark, Michael
Perlich, Martin
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A 30 minute documentary about a public art installation and protest action of artist Lee Waisler created in downtown Los Angeles, May, 1982. Waisler explores the responsibilities of the individual as citizen and artist. He creates artworks which are intended as political statements to be viewed on the streets by a wide public audience. He addresses in his work the destructive effect of the atomic bomb and his belief in the need for reduction of nuclear weapons.
Citation:
Citizen artist: Lee Waisler [videorecording] / produced by Martin Perlich ; director, editor, Michael Herzmark, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
To be used for study purposes only, and not for commercial gain.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker.
Provenance:
Donated 1984 by Lee Waisler.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7220
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209358
AAA_collcode_waislee
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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