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Documentation of the installation of Taste at the Restaurant at the Getty Center, 1997

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J. Paul Getty Trust Documentation of the Installation of Taste at the Restaurant at the Getty Center

Scope and Content of Collection

Materials document the 1997 creation and execution of Taste, Alexis Smith's permanent mixed-media installation (wall mural) for the Restaurant at the Getty Center. The collection comprise 35mm color slides; 4 x 5 inch color transparencies; 4 x 5 inch color and black-and-white negatives; and 5 screen prints signed by the artist and labeled: Design entrance wall, Design vertical wall, Design vertical wall 2, Design dining room wall, and Small paintings detail. The photographs, shot by Grant Mudford, document the progress of the installation. The contents of the photographs include the start of the project and views of background painting in progress, the south wall in progress, the east wall in progress, the artist with the crew of Jerry Solomon Enterprises working on designs of plates and heads, the north-facing wall in progress, and the work nearing completion prior to the installation of plates and collages. A 6th silk screen print, "Entrance Wall," is framed and on display in the Restaurant entrance hall.

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Materials are arranged by format: images are in binders and large drawings are in flat files.




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