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Parable series

Parable series

Part of

People

  • Melvin Charney (architect)
  • Melvin Charney (draughtsman)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

Title

Parable series

Dates of creation

1990

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 10 drawings

Scope and Content

The project series documents the series of photography based works entitled "The Parable Series" realized in 1990.

Reference Number

AP041.S1.1990.D3

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    • Reference Number: DR2007:0084:016
    • Title: Drawings from the project "Parable Series"
    • Dates of creation: 1990
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 14 × 10 cm sheet (largest): 36 × 22 cm

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Melvin Charney/
    Gift of Melvin Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:047:034
    • Title: Studies, sketches and plans for the installation of a sculpture
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes studies, sketches and plans for the installation of a sculpture at the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, a project titled Parabole No. 9,1992. The roll is labelled "Parabole No. 9, 1992, MACM Plan d'installation et dessins études".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 10 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 19 × 54.2 cm sheet (largest): 61.5 × 107.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    Location:

    Montréal Island of Montréal Québec Canada

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Folder Number:

    041-002-012R

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:001
    • Title: Reference materials, sketches, and transparencies, Parables series
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents, including leaves from a newspaper (reference material), sketches, and transparencies related to the Parable series.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 5 drawings
    • 2 negatives

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,8 × 35,5 cm (10 15/16 × 14 in.) sheet (largest): 55,3 × 34,7 cm (21 3/4 × 13 11/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:002
    • Title: Sketches, and transparency of a newspaper articles used as reference materials, Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents including a photocopy, sketches, and transparency of a newspaper article (reference material) related to the Parable series.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 18 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy
    • 1 negative transparency

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 11,3 × 9,7 cm (4 7/16 × 3 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 43 × 27,9 cm (16 15/16 × 11 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:003
    • Title: Press clippings, sketches, and photographs, The Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1972, 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents including a leaf from a newspaper, a photocopy, sketches, and transparencies related to the Parable series.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: VIET NAM [sic]

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 7 drawings
    • 2 negatives
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,8 × 21,5 cm (10 15/16 × 8 7/16 in.) sheet (largest): 55,2 × 34,7 cm (21 3/4 × 13 11/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:004
    • Title: Press clippings, and sketches, The Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing notes, a photocopy and a transparency of a newspaper page (reference material), and sketches related to the Parable series.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: PARABLE NO. [sic] STERNDENT... PHOTO DWGS/SKETCHES/NOTES

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 37 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy
    • 1 negative transparency

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:005
    • Title: Press clippings and sketches, The Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1995
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing a leaf from a newspaper and sketches related to the Parable series.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: SEPT-NOV 1995

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 23 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,7 × 35,4 cm (10 7/8 × 13 15/16 in.) sheet (largest): 42,8 × 35,3 cm (16 7/8 × 13 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:006
    • Title: Press clippings, and sketches, The Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: drawings, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing a leaf from a newspaper, sketches, and a transparency related to the Parable series.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: FATHERS AND SONS 1996/07 1996/08

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 7 drawings
    • 4 reprographic copies
    • 1 negative transparency

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 13,7 × 10,5 cm (5 3/8 × 4 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 45,6 × 27,5 cm (17 15/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:007
    • Title: Sketches and photographs, The Parables series
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents including a photocopy, sketches, and a transparency related to the Parable series.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: HAITI

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 4 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy
    • 1 negative transparency

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,9 × 35,3 cm (11 × 13 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 56,7 × 34,9 cm (22 5/16 × 13 3/4 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:001:008
    • Title: Press clippings, The Parable series
    • Dates of creation: 1968, 1992
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Assorted documents including a leaf from a newspaper, and negative transparencies of newspapers related to the Parable series.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 transparency(ies)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 2 transparencies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22,3 × 30,3 cm sheet (largest): 45,6 × 28 cm

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:106:016
    • Title: Sketches, The Parables series
    • Dates of creation: 1990-1991
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing sketches related to the following projects:
    - In Flight;
    - Parable series (predominant).

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: IN FLIGHT / PARABOLES[sic] SERIES 1989-1990 1990-1992

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records
    • 41 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 13,9 × 10,7 cm (5 1/2 × 4 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 31,5 × 47,9 cm (12 3/8 × 18 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

    Related units of description:

    • For more material related to the "In Flight" project, see also AP041.S1.1989.D3.
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