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Works of art and writings by Gene Summers

Works of art and writings by Gene Summers

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  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Title

Works of art and writings by Gene Summers

Dates of creation

1980-1985

Level of archival description

Sub-series 1

Extent and Medium

  • 346 photographs
  • 14 drawings
  • 5 works of art
  • 2 paintings
  • 1 digital file (pdf)

Reference Number

AP114.S2.SS1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197191
    • Title: sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (draughtsman)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Sketch studies inspired by the Chicago Tribune Tower competition.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • studies (visual works)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, watercolour and coloured pencil on tracing paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    secondary support: 45,2 x 29,9 cm

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions: dated and initialled.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-024-001 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197192
    • Title: Sketch studies inspired by the Chicago Tribune Tower competition
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (draughtsman)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • studies (visual works)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, watercolour and coloured pencil on tracing paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    secondary support: 45,3 x 30 cm

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions: dated and signed

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-024-002 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197193
    • Title: Sketch studies inspired by the Chicago Tribune Tower competition
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (draughtsman)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • studies (visual works)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, watercolour and coloured pencil on tracing paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    secondary support: 45,3 x 29,8 cm

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions: dated and initialled

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-024-003 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197194
    • Title: sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1980
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (draughtsman)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Sketch studies inspired by the Chicago Tribune Tower competition. Initialled and dated 1980.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 study(ies)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • studies (visual works)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, watercolour and coloured pencil on tracing paper mounted on board

    Dimensions:

    secondary support: 45,3 x 29,9 cm

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions: dated and initialled

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-024-004 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197195
    • Title: Floral patterns
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on tracing vellum

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 43 x 55 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-022-006 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197205
    • Title: Floral arrangement
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 painting(s)

    Technique and media:

    Watercolour and graphite on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 61 x 46 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-022-006 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197206
    • Title: Frieze made with stencil based on a decorative design by Louis Sullivan
    • Form: works of art
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 painting(s)

    Technique and media:

    Paint on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 25 x 68 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-022-007 S

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197207
    • Title: Landscapes
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20.5 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-019 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197211
    • Title: Views of landscapes in Yosemite National Park
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Views of landscapes in Yosemite National Park. 226 negatives and 17 contact sheets, includes notepad with notes on photographs (including time of day, subject, speed, lens).

    Quantity / Object type:

    244 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives and gelatine silver prints

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 2.5 x 2.5 cm sheets: 20 x 25.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Dimensions of notepad: 7.5 x 16 cm.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-020 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197455
    • Title: Views of different landscapes, some taken from a hot air balloon; views of a collection of rugs and carpets; 1 portrait
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    98 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    47 colour negatives, 42 colour photographic prints, 9 polaroids

    Dimensions:

    6 x 6 cm and 12.5 x 12.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    6 x 6 cm and 12.5 x 12.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-021 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197553
    • Title: "House on a hill top," 1 of a series of 4 sketches reproduced on mauve plexiglass
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, framed

    Dimensions:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-2001-022

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197554
    • Title: "House on a hill top," 1 of a series of 4 sketches reproduced on mauve plexiglass
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    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, framed

    Dimensions:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197555
    • Title: "House on a hill top," 1 of a series of 4 sketches reproduced on mauve plexiglass
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, framed

    Dimensions:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-2001-024

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197556
    • Title: "House on a hill top," 1 of a series of 4 sketches reproduced on mauve plexiglass
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, framed

    Dimensions:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    47.5 x 130.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-2001-025

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197557
    • Title: Silkscreen of image of a house reproduced on mauve plexiglass
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    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Plexiglass, framed

    Dimensions:

    65 x 135 cm

    Physical Description:

    65 x 135 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-2001-026

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    • Reference Number: ARCH264374
    • Title: McCormick Place
    • Dates of creation: 2012
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (author)
    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Digital reproduction of a manuscript written by Gene Summers in June, 1985.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Physical Description:

    File size: 6.51 Mb. No. of pages: 31.

    Location:

    Chicago Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Related units of description:

    • See also the file on McCormick Place in Series 1, sub-series 1.
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