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Day's End

Day's End

Part of

People

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

Title

Day's End

Dates of creation

[1975-1976]

Level of archival description

File 8

Extent and Medium

  • 13 film reels
  • 10 videocassettes
  • 5 film cassettes
  • 3 audiocassettes

Scope and Content

File consists of film and video originals, audio cassettes and video transfers of the building project Day's End, made in New York City, New York. Materials were recorded in 1975 and 1976 and some were transferred to videocassette in 1992.

File contains film reels, unprocessed film cartridges, audio cassettes, and videocassettes.

Reference Number

CP138.S6.D8

Related units of description

  • Videocassettes of Day's End, from the Programs series distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix, can be found in File 24 of Series 6 (CP001.S6.D24) of the Gordon Matta-Clark Collection. Sketchbook PHCON2002:0016:028, which documents the project, can be found in Sub-series 1 of Series 4 (CP001.S4.SS1) and a drawing can be found in File 6 of Series 5 (CP001.S5.D6) of the Collection.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:028
    • Title: Day's End: Super 8 originals and 5 unprocessed Super 8 film cassettes
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Catalogued items within this file 8

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Set contains film reels and film cassettes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; col.; Kodak Ektachrome; super 8 mm; The 8 film reels are individually housed in Kodak boxes. The 5 film cassettes are exposed but unprocessed. All films are housed together in a larger box.

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:030
    • Title: Days End: Super 8 films and audio cassettes
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Set contains audiocassettes and film reels.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original and prints; col.; super 8 mm; + 3 audio cassettes 1 film reel is in a can, 1 in a Kodak Ektachrome box and 1 is loose on reel. The 2 audio cassettes are in cases. All objects are housed together in a larger box.

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:027
    • Title: Day's End: 16mm print
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    protection master; colour check and blow-up print; col.; BB Optics; 16 mm; 1 x 800' reel on core;

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:029
    • Title: Day's End Beta SP master
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1976, transferred 5 May 1992

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • The Tape House Editorial Co. (role unspecified)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    22:25 min. on a 30 min. cassette; master; Betacam SP S; Sony;

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:031
    • Title: Day's End: Super 8 edited
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; original edited; col. super 8 mm; Kodak;

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:032
    • Title: Days End: Jack Kruger color video footage of completed building cut
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; camera original; b&w; KCS 20; Sony; NTSC; 3/4 in.;

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:033
    • Title: Day's End: Jack Kruger color video of process of building cut
    • Dates of creation: recorded 9 August 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; camera original; b&w; KCS 20; Sony; NTSC; 3/4 in.;

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:034
    • Title: Day's End: Jack Kruger color video footage of opening
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; camera original; b&w; KCS 20; Sony; NTSC; 3/4 in.;

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:035
    • Title: Day's End: Jack Kruger color video of Pier 52 shot from a boat
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Description:

    Footage by Jack Kruger with GMC. Not used in film.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; camera original; b&w; KCS 20; Sony; NTSC; 3/4 in.;

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:036
    • Title: Day's End: Betacam SP copy of Jack Kruger "Boat" footage
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1976

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Electronic Arts Intermix (role unspecified)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Description:

    Kruger footage not used in Day's End film.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; EAI restoration master; Betacam SP, Fuji

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:037
    • Title: Day's End; Betacam SP copy of "Opening" footage by Jack Kruger
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1976

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Electronic Arts Intermix (role unspecified)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Description:

    Kruger footage not used in Day's End film.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; EAI restoration master; Betacam SP, Fuji

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:038
    • Title: Day's End: Betacam SP copy of building footage by Jack Kruger
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1976

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Electronic Arts Intermix (role unspecified)
    • Jack Kruger (cameraman)

    Description:

    Kruger footage not used in Day's End film.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; EAI restoration master; Betacam SP, Fuji

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:039
    • Title: Day's End: Betacam SP copy of Jack Kruger footage of process of cut
    • Dates of creation: recorded 9 August 1975

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Electronic Arts Intermix (role unspecified)

    Description:

    Kruger footage not used in Day's End film.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; EAI restoration master; Betacam SP, Sony

    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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:139
    • Title: Day's End: 3/4 inch format video dub of Pier 52 Super 8 footage
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; KCS 20; Sony; NTSC; 3/4 in.;

    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

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