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Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive, circa 1964-2003

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Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive

Title: Long Beach Museum of Art Video Archive
Dates: circa 1964-2003
Number: 2006.M.7
Creator/Collector: Long Beach Museum of Art
Extent: 465 Linear Feet (127 boxes, circa 5,000 videos)
Abstract: The Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) was among the first museums in the United States to focus on video as an artistic medium. The materials in the archive document LBMA's innovative approaches to collecting, producing and displaying video art, primarily between 1974 and 1999. Materials include artist files; exhibition records; LBMA's administrative records pertaining to the video program; materials on the museum's grant and cable television programs; photographic materials; and almost 5,000 videotapes.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles 90049-1688
reference@getty.edu
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
(310) 440-7390
Author: Annette Doss, Devon Bella, Amy Sloper, Leah Kerr, Tim Wilson, Patti Peregrine, Holly Larson, Natalie Snoyman, and Philip Leers.


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