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Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney

Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney

Part of

People

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

Title

Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney

Dates of creation

1995

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • 0.07 l.m. of textual records
  • 11 photographic materials
  • 3 drawings
  • 1 textual document

Scope and Content

This sub-series documents Melvin Charney’s solo exhibition "Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney", at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, in 1995. It includes textual records, and photographic materials.

Reference Number

AP041.S3.SS08

Language of material

Documents in English and Hebrew.

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:085:024
    • Title: Program of exhibition "Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney"
    • Dates of creation: 1996
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    A program from the exhibition, Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney, at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Item is in English and Hebrew.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 textual document

    Dimensions:

    book: 26,7 × 21,1 × 0,2 cm (10 1/2 × 8 5/16 × 1/16 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: DR2012:0012:085:025
    • Title: Correspondence, photographs, press clippings, and sketches related to exhibition "Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney"
    • Dates of creation: 1991-1997
    • Form: textual records, photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English (predominant), Hebrew, and French, including correspondence, photographs, and press clippings, and sketches related to the exhibition, Displacements: the Work of Melvin Charney, at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: THE ISRAEL MUSEUM / 1991-1996

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records
    • 11 photographs
    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 10 × 15 cm (3 15/16 × 5 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 12,5 × 17,4 cm (4 15/16 × 6 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: DR2012:0012:085:026
    • Title: Correspondence, notes, waybills, writing drafts, and photocopies of floor plans related to exhibition "Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney"
    • Dates of creation: 1995-1996
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English, including correspondence, notes, waybills, writing drafts, and photocopies of floor plans for the Israel Museum with annotations in graphite, related to the exhibition, Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney. The exhibition included the following artworks:
    - Un dictionnaire .... illuminations;
    - The site, les maisons;
    - The site altered, les maisons de la rue;
    - Les maisons de la rue Sherbrooke;
    - Parable series ... clenched fists, greased palms;
    - Parable series ... with help, gasoline;
    - Parable no. 22 ... Battery Park City finally starts, New York;
    - Parable no. 25 ... re: visions of the temple;
    - The white city revisited ... Tel Aviv;
    - Origins of the white city ... no. 3, Paris.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: ISRAEL MUSEUM / CAT TEXTS 1994-95

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.03 l.m. of textual records

    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: DR2012:0015:021:017
    • Title: Brochures, business cards, correspondence, notes, and press clippings related to exhibition "Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney"
    • Dates of creation: 1985-1986, 1993-1999
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing documents in English (predominant), with Hebrew, including brochures, business cards, correspondence, notes, and press clippings related to the exhibition, "Displacements: the work of Melvin Charney".

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: TRAVEL: ISRAEL / JERUSALEM

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m. of textual records

    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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