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Address Books

Address Books

Part of

People

  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)

Title

Address Books

Dates of creation

1969-1978

Level of archival description

Sub-series 2

Extent and Medium

  • 3 address books

Scope and Content

Sub-series consists of three address books in which Gordon Matta-Clark recorded personal and professional addresses from 1969 to 1978. One address book contains sketches for the project Office Baroque (1977).

Sub-series contains bound volumes of text and sketches with notes and postcards interleaved.

Reference Number

CP138.S4.SS2

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:021:001
    • Title: Small blue address book with Office Baroque sketches
    • Dates of creation: 1976-1978
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (compiler)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (draughtsman)

    Description:

    Address book consists of drawings and sketches for Office Baroque (1977) along with pages of addresses and pages of sketches at the end of the book.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 address book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book (closed): 14.7 x 10.1 x 1 cm (5 13/16 x 4 x 3/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • address book

    Physical Description:

    - Binding consists of blue paper cover with black plastic spine. Address book contains additional inserted pieces of paper. 4 pages have been removed from the section with drawings and 4 pieces of paper are preserved within the pages.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:021:002
    • Title: Large black address book
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1978
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (compiler)

    Description:

    Address book documents the addresses of friends and colleagues of Gordon Matta-Clark from the period of his activity as an artist/architect. Much of the information is duplicated in his small black address book (PHCON2002:0016:021:003), suggesting perhaps that the smaller book was used on trips. Address book is arranged by location.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 address book(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder (closed): 16.3 x 14.6 x 2.3 cm (6 7/16 x 5 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • address book

    Physical Description:

    - Binding consists of black leather cover attached to a metal ring binder. Address book contains additional inserted pieces of paper and 9 postcards.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:021:003
    • Title: Small black address book
    • Dates of creation: 1970-1978
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (compiler)

    Description:

    Address book documents the addresses of friends and colleagues of Gordon Matta-Clark from the period of his activity as an artist/architect. Much of the information is duplicated from his large black address book (PHCON2002:0016:021:002), suggesting perhaps that this smaller book was used on trips outside New York City, New York. Address book is arranged alphabetically.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 address book(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder (closed): 14 x 10 x 2.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

    Document Type:

    • address book

    Physical Description:

    - Binding consists of black imitation leather attached to a metal ring binder.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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