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Malcolm Lubliner photographs of the Los Angeles art scene.

Lubliner, Malcolm.

Available at Special Collections  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE  (2012.R.21 ) and other locations()

  • Title:
    Malcolm Lubliner photographs of the Los Angeles art scene.
  • Author/Creator: Lubliner, Malcolm.
  • Creation Date: 1967-1997, bulk 1968-1971
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Malcom Lubliner is an American photographer who has documented the Los Angeles art scene since the 1960s. He served as the photographer for the printmaking workshop Gemini G.E.L. as well as for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's (LACMA) Art and Technology Program, which ran from 1967 to 1971.
  • Arrangement: Organized in two series: I. Artists, 1967-1992, undated (bulk 1968-1971); II. Events, 1968-1997 (bulk 1968-1971).
  • Physical Desc.: 20 boxes of photographs : approximately 460 sleeves of negatives; 600 contact prints and 300 gelatin silver prints..
  • Summary: The collection of photographs of the Los Angeles art scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s by photographer Malcolm Lubliner records the activities of artists such as Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Josef Albers, John Altoon, Frank Stella, and Sam Francis.
    Series I. Artists, consists of materials pertaining to Lubliner's documentation of Los Angeles artists and their production activities, many of which were part of his commissions from Gemini G.E.L. and LACMA's Art and Technology Program. Included are behind-the-scenes photographs and records of projects such as Claes Oldenburg's Profile Airflow and Giant Ice Bag; Jasper Johns's Numerals lead reliefs and No lithographs; Robert Rauschenberg's lithographs for Stoned Moon and Cardbird Series; and Edward Kienholz's Sawdy sculpture. In many cases, the staff members and facilities of Gemini are heavily featured, including Kenneth Tyler and Stanley Grinstein. In addition, the series also features several events and the artists' solo exhibitions, including James Lee Byars's Mile Long Hat performance at Dwan Gallery; the First National Symposium on Habitability at Robert Irwin's studio; and Edward Kienholz's Barter show at the Eugenia Butler Gallery.
    Series II. Events, consists of materials pertaining to Lubliner's documentation of social and cultural events within the Los Angeles art world. Included are photographs of social gatherings at the homes of Stanley Grinstein, Betty Asher, and Maurice Tuchman; opening night of the Serial imagery exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum; concerts and performances by Yvonne Rainer and Steve Paxton; and a possible working model from Experiments in Art and Technology's Spherical Mirror Dome project.
  • Language: English
  • Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives -- California -- Los Angeles
    Contact prints -- California -- Los Angeles
    Gelatin silver prints -- California -- Los Angeles
    Photographs, Original
  • Subjects: Albers, Josef Altoon, John, 1925-1969 Asher, Betty Francis, Sam, 1923-1994 Goode, Joe Grinstein, Stanley Irwin, Robert, 1928- Johns, Jasper, 1930- Kienholz, Edward, 1927-1994 Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997 Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- Paxton, Steve Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 Serra, Richard, 1938- Stella, Frank Tuchman, Maurice Tyler, Kenneth E Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.) Gemini G.E.L. (Firm) Los Angeles County Museum of Art. |b Art and Technology Program Art and Technology Art, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century Performance art -- California -- Los Angeles
  • ID/Accession Number: 3001-832
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 890477007
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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