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Madsen, Loren, 1943-  Search this
Madsen, Loren, 1943-  Search this
Pecorino, Jessica  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Pollock-Krasner Foundation  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.2 Linear feet; 45.82 Gigabytes
The collection is arranged in six series. Series 1: Project and Exhibition Files, 1969-2005, 2011-2016 (Boxes 1-3; 3 linear feet, ER1-120; 9.28 GB) Series 2: Personal Business Records, 1969-2017 (Box 4; 0.2 linear feet, ER121; 0.008 GB) Series 3: Correspondence, 1973-2015 (Box 4; 3 folders) Series 4: Writings, 1970-1983, 2001-2005 (Box 4; 0.2 linear feet, ER122-124; 0.399 GB) Series 5: Photographic Material, 1969-2005 (Box 4; 0.4 linear feet) Series 6: Artwork circa 1973-1983, 1992-1999, 2012-2019 (Boxes 4-6, RD 7; 1.2 linear feet, ER125-160; 36.13 GB)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of electronic records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
The papers of artist Loren Madsen measure 5.2 linear feet and 45.82 GB and date from 1969 to 2019. The collection primarily consists of project and exhibition files, and also includes personal business records, correspondence, writings, photographic material, and artwork. There are materials in physical and digital format.
Loren Madsen papers, 1969-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of the collection was provided by Gerald and Bente Buck.
Biography Note:
Loren Madsen (1943- ) is an artist in Laytonville, California working mainly in sculpture. Madsen attended Reed College (1961-1963) and UCLA and graduated from UCLA with an MA in 1970. In the 1970s and 1980s he made sculpture using bricks and wood suspended, propped, or balanced in studies of countervailing forces. In the early 1990s, Madsen turned his attention to what he calls "data art," using statistics to determine sculptural form.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Archives of American Art