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Samuel Esses material relating to Graffiti Workshop, 1979-2001

Creator:
Esses, Samuel
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft.
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:
Papers concerning the Graffiti Workshop including Esses's correspondence; notes and calendars regarding meetings and media contacts; a lease; financial records; loan agreements and contracts; photographic materials, including: 155 b&w and color reproductions made from digital copies of photographs of works of art and Workshop participants at work taken by Rafael Pasquera, commissioned by Esses; 34 color transparencies of works of art; and 56 color slides of participants; exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and other printed material; draft writings about graffiti; a card file inventory of graffiti paintings produced by the Workshop; and miscellany.
Citation:
Samuel Esses material relating to Graffiti Workshop, 1979-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Samuel Esses leased a space at 414 E 75th Street, New York City for the benefit of graffiti artists.
Provenance:
Donated 2003 by Sandra and Samuel Esses.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Graffiti
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Street art
Transparencies
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11117
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246836
AAA_collcode_essesamu
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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