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Eric Orr documentary photographs and papers, 1959-2012, undated

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Orr (Eric) documentary photographs and papers

Scope and Content of Collection

The archive consists primarily of photographic prints, slides, transparencies, and negatives that document the artist's paintings, sculptures, and public fountains from the 1970s to the 1990s. Also present are schematic drawings for Orr's public works projects and their sites. To a lesser extent, the archive includes papers that detail Orr's practice, with notes that relate to installation plans and project proposals, ephemera that pertains to exhibitions of Orr's work, typescript accounts of Orr's friendship with artist James Lee Byars, and transcripts of interviews conducted by the artist's daughter Elizabeth for her documentary, Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Work of Eric Orr.


Arranged in three series: and
Series I. Documentary photographs, 1964-2001, undated;
Series II. Schematic drawings, 1987-2001, undated;
Series III. Papers, 1959-2012, undated.

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