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Philip Brookman papers, 1977-1993

Creator:
Brookman, Philip, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Avalos, David  Search this
Hock, Louis  Search this
Washington Project for the Arts  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Topic:
Mexican American art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5442
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)220209
AAA_collcode_broophil
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_220209
Online Media:

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Artist:
Elizabeth Sisco, born Cheverly, MD 1954  Search this
Louis Hock, born Los Angeles, CA 1948  Search this
David Avalos, born San Diego, CA 1947  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on vinyl mounted on foam board
Dimensions:
21 × 72 in. (53.3 × 182.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1988
Topic:
Figure\fragment\hand  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\door  Search this
Object\other\dish  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\hotel  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Object\foodstuff  Search this
Object\other\linens  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. Alfred S. Pagano and Susan A. Tyler
Copyright:
© 1988, Elizabeth Sisco & Louis Hock & David Avalos
Object number:
2015.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1st Floor, West Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cb5a30fc-88fb-4482-8667-9313d20f643b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2015.37

Philip Brookman papers

Creator:
Brookman, Philip  Search this
Names:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Washington Project for the Arts (D.C.)  Search this
Avalos, David  Search this
Hock, Louis  Search this
Extent:
3.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1993
Summary:
The papers of curator Philip Brookman measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1977 to 1993. The collection documents Brookman's exhibition, writing, and filmmaking projects in the form of artist files, exhibition files, professional files, and subject and research files. Much of the material concerns the production and distribution of Brookman's 1988 video documentary about Chicano art in California, Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self), that grew out of the exhibition and conference "Califas: An Exhibition of Chicano Art and Culture in California," held at University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981 and 1982.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of curator Philip Brookman measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1977 to 1993. The collection documents Brookman's exhibition, writing, and filmmaking projects in the form of artist files, exhibition files, professional files, and subject and research files. Much of the material concerns the production and distribution of Brookman's 1988 video documentary about Chicano art in California, Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self), that grew out of the exhibition and conference "Califas: An Exhibition of Chicano Art and Culture in California," held at University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981 and 1982.

Artist files are for David Avalos, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Louis Hock, Elizabeth Sisco, and others. Exhibition files include correspondence, notes, loan agreements, and printed material concerning Made in Aztlán, Photographing Ourselves: Contemporary Native American Photography, Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation/CARA among others. Professional files provide documentation on "El Centro Cultural de la Raza - Fifteen Years," Culture Wars: Documents from the Recent Controversies in the Arts, and various projects at Washington Project for the Arts.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as five series.

Series 1: Artist Files, 1981-1991 (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Exhibition Files, 1982-1992 (Boxes 1-2; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 3: Professional Files, 1982-1991 (Boxes 2-3, OV 5; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 4: Subject and Research Files, 1977-1993 (Box 3; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 5: Califas Documentation, 1981-1993 (Boxes 3-4, OV 5; 0.8 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Philip Brookman is a curator in California and Washington, D.C. He was director of the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at the University of California at Santa Cruz from 1974 to 1983, a curator at El Centro Cultural de la Raza in San Diego from 1985 to 1986, and a curator at the Washington Project for the Arts from 1987 to 1997. Brookman was also Curator of Photography and Media Arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and is a consulting curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. He and his wife, Amy Brookman, co-directed the documentary Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self) about Chicano art in California which grew out of the Califas conference held at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) in 1982.
Provenance:
The papers were donated by Philip Brookman in 1999.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art museum curators -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Art museum curators -- California  Search this
Topic:
Mexican American art  Search this
Citation:
Philip Brookman papers, 1977-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.broophil
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Philip Brookman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-broophil

Hock, Louis

Collection Creator:
Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 73
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1978
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records, 1976-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records
Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records / Series 5: Filmmaker and Artists Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-losangei-ref96

Hock, Louis

Collection Creator:
Brookman, Philip  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11-12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984-1988
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Philip Brookman papers, 1977-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Philip Brookman papers
Philip Brookman papers / Series 1: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-broophil-ref11

Louis Hock, 1948- [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_100546

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