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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
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_220209
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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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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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General

Collection Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1981-1985
Scope and Contents note:
(Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery Spring 1981 Calendar; clippings; notes [for CALIFAS contributions]; TYF's notes: bibliographic info, chronology, miscellaneous; notice from the Spanish Speaking Cultural Club, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota announcing a film spanning the pre-Columbian civilizations to the present, circa 1978, and includes footage of art and architecture, as well as current events; photocopy of the first few pages of the list of recordings from CALIFAS conference; letter to TYF from gallery director of Eastern Michigan University, 04/19/1983, re. TYF's potential purchase of 2 pieces by Carlos Corte Koyokuitkatl; correspondence relating to Stanford U's purchase of the video tapes and full transcript from the conference, cost of $19,900; photocopy of index of tapes)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility.
Collection Rights:
The Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material is 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:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material / Series 1: Subject Files / Califas: Chicano Art and Culture in California, Conference, Porter College, University of California at Santa Cruz (April 16 - 18, 1982)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ybartoma-ref275

"Irving Norman: Social Realist," Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery (January 9-February 23, 1996)

Collection Creator:
Norman, Irving, 1906-1989  Search this
Norman, Hela  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995-1996
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Irving and Hela Norman papers 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:
Irving and Hela Norman papers, circa 1920-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Irving and Hela Norman papers
Irving and Hela Norman papers / Series 5: Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-normirvi-ref88

Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Brookman, Philip  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-1992
Scope and Contents:
The series consists of correspondence, notes, loan agreements, and printed material concerning Asco 83 (1983), held at the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at the University of California at Santa Cruz; correspondence, printed material, and Brookman's draft catalog essays for the exhibitions Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation or CARA and Forty Years of California Assemblage; and correspondence, transcripts, printed material, slides, and photographs regarding the exhibition War and Memory: In the Aftermath of Vietnam (1987), held at the Washington Project for the Arts. Files for other exhibitions include Third World Artists in California (1983), Photographing Ourselves: Contemporary Native American Photography (1986), and Made in Aztlán (1985), an exhibition coinciding with the fifteenth anniversary of Centro Cultural de la Raza.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.broophil, Series 2
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Professional Files

Collection Creator:
Brookman, Philip  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 2-3, OV 5)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982-1991
Scope and Contents:
Professional files contain manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and project notes concerning the Border Art Workshop/Taller de Arts Fronterizo (BAW/TAF), the book Culture Wars: Documents from the Recent Controversies in the Arts edited by Richard Bolton, "El Centro Cultural de la Raza - Fifteen Years," and various projects at Washington Project for the Arts. Also found is and correspondence with the director of the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Rolando Castellon.
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.
Identifier:
AAA.broophil, Series 3
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Philip Brookman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ASCO 83 pamphlet

Creator:
Brookman, Philip, 1953-  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Gamboa, Harry  Search this
Gronk, (Glugio Gronk Nicandro)  Search this
Herrón, Willie  Search this
Valdez, Patssi  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1983 May 18
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15583
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Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15583
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Roman portraits : aspects of self and society, first century B.C.-third century A.D. : a loan exhibition

Author:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Loyola Marymount University Art Gallery  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
108 p. : ill. ; 22 x 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
[1980]
Topic:
Portrait sculpture, Roman  Search this
Call number:
NB1296 .R75
NB1296.R75
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138305

Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery [Folder]

Additional name:
Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery  Search this
University of California Santa Cruz. Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
UC Santa Cruz Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Santa Cruz (Calif.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_97971

Don Weygandt : monotypes and other prints, [exhibition] October 22 - December 13, 1991, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery

Type:
Books
Date:
1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710657

Leslie Reid : new paintings and drawings : April 2 through 28, 1991, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco

Title:
New paintings and drawings
Author:
Reid, Leslie  Search this
Castellón, Rolando  Search this
Meridian Gallery  Search this
Arts Court Gallery  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Richard L. Nelson Gallery  Search this
Grover T. Maxwell Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Reid, Leslie  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 18 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
1990
Call number:
ND249.R45 A4 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_733589

Intercurrents

Author:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Roehl, Paul  Search this
Foley, Peter  Search this
Goldstein, Joel  Search this
Castaño, Wilfredo Q  Search this
Lee, Ileana C  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Santa Cruz County
Date:
1991
[1991]
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N742.S18 I58 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_795628

American art of the 20's & 30's

Author:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
78 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .A574 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640330

Matter, space, balance : a fifteen year survey, 1975-1990, November 11 - December 14, 1990 / Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz

Author:
Frizzell, Julianne 1946-  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Frizzell, Julianne 1946- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
34 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1990
[c1990]
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646483

Bas Jan Ader / curated by Brad Spence

Author:
Ader, Bas Jan 1942-1975  Search this
Spence, Bradley  Search this
University of California, Irvine Art Gallery  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Sweeney Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Ader, Bas Jan 1942-1975  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
NX512.A34 A4 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649456

Jack Hooper : works from the Jane and Peter G. Arnovick Collection with additional works lent by the artist

Title:
Works from the Jane and Peter G. Arnovick Collection
Author:
Hooper, Jack 1928-  Search this
Arnovick, Jane  Search this
Arnovick, Peter G  Search this
Von Hartmann, Gene  Search this
Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Hooper, Jack 1928- Exhibitions  Search this
Arnovick, Jane Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Arnovick, Peter G Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[79] p. : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1975
Topic:
Women in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H7658 V6 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_502010

Modern art from Nigeria and Papua New Guinea from the Mbari West Collection : Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, November 6-December 10, 1983

Author:
Mbari West (Organization)  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Mbari West (Organization) Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. (1 col.) ; 17 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
1983]
20th century
Topic:
Art, Nigerian  Search this
Art, Papua New Guinean  Search this
Call number:
N7399.N5 M69 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_524344

Arbie Williams transforms the Britches quilt / Eli Leon

Author:
Leon, Eli  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Berkeley Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Arbie Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Africa
Date:
1993
[1993]
Topic:
African American quilts--Exhibitions  Search this
African American quilts--West African influences--Exhibitions  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .A66 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_459290

[Califas seminar : essays / edited by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto]

Author:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás 1938-  Search this
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
1995
Between 1982 and 1995]
Topic:
Mexican American art  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Call number:
N6538.M4 C15
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_479587

The River shall never be at rest : transitions in Yoruba art : West African sculpture from University of California collections, Museum of Cultural History, UC Los Angeles, Lowie Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley : [exhibition] Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, May-June 1987

Author:
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
University of California, Los Angeles Museum of Cultural History Exhibitions  Search this
Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1987
[1987]
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
Call number:
N7398 .R62 1987
N7398.R62 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320624

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