David J. Marcou Photoprints, ca. 1980-1981, 2002-2008, and 2014
Marcou, David Joseph 1950-
Hooters (restaurant chain)
0.1 cu. ft. : 1 box: 21 items
La Crosse (Wis.)
ca 1980-1981, 2002-2008, and 2014
Photographer and author, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Autobiography at http://www.uwalumni.com/alumninote/summary-of-professional-and-personal-accomplishments-so-far-of-david-joseph-marcou-david-joseph-marcou/
Gift, 2009: Eight digital photographic prints of the 2008 Presidential campaign, black-and-white and color; and thirteen digital photographic prints of various other subjects, black-and-white and color. Subjects include Barack Obama, John McCain, Chelsea Clinton, and Mike Huckabee; an Amish group, cheerleaders, Hooters girls, and a barber. Many of the images were made in Wisconsin, some in Minnesota, and one in Missouri. All prints are from "born-digital" images except for a photograph of young violin students, ca. 1980-1981. Maximum print size 9-1/4" x 13". In a Dec. 2010 telephone conversation, Marcou indicated that the prints had been sprayed with a lacquer for preservation. Digital prints by Bob Mulock.
Addendum, Gift 2014: Three inkjet prints from an extensive series of photographs of laundromats, made in 2014. According to the photographer, Ann of AB Images in La Crescent, MN made the prints with a "very good fine art paper" and Epson Ultrachrome inks.
David J. Marcou Photoprints, 2002-2008, 2014, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist. In any exhibition or publication of these photographs, David J. Marcou must be credited in the caption or label as both photographer and donor
2015.3037 (NMAH Acc.)
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