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Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017

Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Digital images
Drawings
Paintings
Photographs
Prints
Screen prints
Sketches
Transcripts
Video recordings
Watercolor paintings
Place:
Monument Valley (Ariz. and Utah)
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Photographers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17510
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)390612
AAA_collcode_edgedoug
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Archives of American Art
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Doug Edge papers

Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Names:
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Turrell, James  Search this
Extent:
2.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Digital images
Drawings
Paintings
Photographs
Prints
Screen prints
Sketches
Transcripts
Video recordings
Watercolor paintings
Place:
Monument Valley (Ariz. and Utah)
Date:
circa 1951-2017
Summary:
The papers of Los Angeles conceptual sculptor, painter, and photographer Doug Edge measure 2.7 linear feet and date from circa 1951 to 2017. The collection includes exhibition and project files, illustrated journals, writings, printed material, photographic material, and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Los Angeles conceptual sculptor, painter, and photographer Doug Edge measure 2.7 linear feet and date from circa 1951 to 2017. The collection includes exhibition and project files, illustrated journals, writings, printed material, photographic material, and artwork.

Exhibition and project files include correspondence, photographs, slides, transparencies, sketches, writing, clippings, and other printed material related to Edge's exhibitions, projects, and work. This series also includes some biographical material and material related to his student work. Also included in this series are digital videos related to Edge's artwork and exhibitions.

Illustrated journals contain drawings, sketches, writings, plans for work and exhibitions, photographs, etc. Some in the series are primarily image-based, while others have more text.

Writings include a statement written by Doug Edge in 2017 and a transcript, in scroll format, of a lecture by Robert Irwin at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1974.

Printed material includes exhibition announcements; exhibition catalogs; the magazines Eclipse and Forum; clippings; posters; and a copy of James Turrell's syllabus and course materials for a course taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Photographic material includes photographs Edge took on a trip with James Turrell to Monument Valley and Lake Powell; photographs and digital photographs of works of art; and oversized photographs related to his exhibitions.

Artwork includes sketches, drawings, watercolors, silk screen prints, paintings, and other works of art.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in six series.

Series 1: Exhibition and Project Files, circa 1951-2017 (Box 1; 1 linear foot, ER01; 10 files, 4.36 GB)

Series 2: Illustrated Journals, 1968-2010 (Box 2; 1 linear foot)

Series 3: Writings, 1974, 2017 (Box 3; 2 folders)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1963-1997, 2009-2016 (Boxes 3-4; 0.3 linear feet, OV 5)

Series 5: Photographic Material, 1962-1987, 2003-2017 (Box 4; 2 folders, OV 5, ER02; 138 files, 0.44 GB)

Series 6: Artwork, 1962-1984, 2002, 2007 (Box 4; 1 folder, OV 5)
Biographical / Historical:
Doug Edge (1942- ) is a conceptual sculptor, painter, and photographer in Los Angeles, California. Edge was a member of the acrylic movement in the late 1960s. He was an original faculty member at the California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) from 1969 to 1971, and taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 1974 to 1985.

Edge began showing his work in the late 1960s and continues to produce and exhibit work. He has shown at Mizuno, Cirrus, Earl McGrath, and Track 16 Galleries, among many others.
Provenance:
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Doug Edge in 2017.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Conceptual artists -- California  Search this
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Photographers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Powell, Lake (Utah and Ariz.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Digital images
Drawings
Paintings
Photographs
Prints
Screen prints
Sketches
Transcripts
Video recordings
Watercolor paintings
Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.edgedoug
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Exhibition and Project Files

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (Box 1)
4.36 Gigabytes (10 computer files)
Type:
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
circa 1951-2017
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition and project files include correspondence, photographs, slides, transparencies, sketches, writing, clippings, and other printed material related to Edge's exhibitions, projects, and work. This series also includes some biographical material, material related to his student work, his time as an instructor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), and artist statemetns and other writings. Also included in this series is are digital videos related to Edge's artwork and exhibitions.
Arrangement:
The documents in this series were originally housed in eight binders with tabs for each identified project or exhibition in rough-chronological ordger. During processing these tabs were separated into individual folders with the headings and order retained. The first folder includes a list, compiled by Doug Edge, with the contents and order of the original eight "books" (i.e. binders). The born-digital records have been added to the end of this series.
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.edgedoug, Series 1
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Market Street Program and Cirrus Gallery, 1971

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1972
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Move to Amsterdam

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1973
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Malibu Mountains, Tuna Canyon, Venice Studio

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1976
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Santa Barbara, Foldout Staircase Show at Cirrus Gallery, Global Kiva Tableau Show at Santa Barbara Museum, Isometric Staircase Show at Cirrus Gallery

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1978
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Edge Totums, Swope Gallery Show, Gregory Ghent Gallery Show, UCSB College of Creative Studies Show, Space Gallery Show

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981-1989
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ladder Figures, Traveling Museum Show Adjustments Must Be Made Continually, Earl McGrath Show, Essays and Reviews

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1983-circa 1993
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Chip Carved Wall Hangings

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1987-1991
1998
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Teaching at UCSB and Art Center, Curved Space

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1984
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Abstract Paintings

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1988
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Constructivist Pagota

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1981
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Illustrated Journals

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (Box 2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-2010
Scope and Contents:
This series includes 14 notebooks containing drawings, sketches, plans for work and exhibitions, photographs, writings, etc. Some journals function primarily as sketchbooks and have little to no text, while others include more writing.
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.edgedoug, Series 2
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Earl McGrath Show The Water Planet, Earl McGrath Insect Show, Insect Paintings, The Pest Equation

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1988-1991
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Black Hole Work, Works Gallery Show

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989-1994
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Tri Gallery Show, Therapy Work

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990-1998
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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4D Corn Pieces

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1997
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Thorn Pieces, Digital Prints

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1996-1997
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gracie Mansion Show, N.Y.; Grovesnor Gallery Show, London

Collection Creator:
Edge, Doug, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
2000
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Citation:
Doug Edge papers, circa 1951-2017, bulk 1962-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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