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Anne Alpert's Photographs

Anne Alpert's Photographs

Part of

People

  • Anne Alpert (creator)
  • Anne Alpert (compiler)
  • Jane Crawford (compiler)

Title

Anne Alpert's Photographs

Dates of creation

[1914-1997]

Level of archival description

Sub-series 2

Extent and Medium

  • 1 album
  • 1 ring binder
  • 1 set

Scope and Content

Sub-series consists of personal and professional photographs of Anne Alpert and her family. Material in this sub-series was produced between 1914 and 1997.

Sub-series contains a ring binder, album and a framed set of photographs.

Reference Number

CP138.S2.SS2

Arrangement

Photographs in the ring binder and album are organized chronologically for the most part.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:019
    • Title: Gordon Matta-Clark Family Photographs
    • Dates of creation: 1937-1976
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Anne Alpert (compiler)

    Description:

    Album documents the life of Anne Alpert in photographs dating from her trip to France in 1937 where she met Roberta Matta and became part of the circle of Surrealist artists. The album also contains photographs documenting the life of her children John Sebastian Matta and Gordon Matta-Clark. The photographs of John Sebastian Matta include photographs from his birth until his adult life, while the photographs of Matta-Clark date only until he is 18 years old. Album contains photographs.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 album(s)

    Dimensions:

    album: 31 x 28 x 6 cm (12 3/16 x 11 x 2 3/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Binding consists of maroon plastic-covered boards and spine, with a typed label attached to the spine in a clear plastic sleeve. Endleaves are of white paper. Photographs are held in album on sticky boards with plastic overlays.

    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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2002:0016:020
    • Title: Gordon Matta-Clark Family Photographs
    • Dates of creation: 1914-1997
    • Catalogued items within this file 4

    People:

    • Anne Alpert (compiler)
    • Jane Crawford (compiler)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (sitter)
    • John Sebastian Matta (sitter)

    Description:

    Binder documents the life of Anna Alpert in personal and professional photographs dating from her early life in Lincoln, Illinois to the end of her life in 1997. Included are many photographs of her with Roberto Matta around the time of their marriage in 1938. Photographs of her twin sons Gordon Matta-Clark and John Sebastian Matta include a portrait by Hans Namuth and publicity shots for an article in Glamour magazine in 1950. The marriage of Gordon Matta-Clark to Jane Crawford in 1978 also figures prominently among the material. Photographs of more distant family members, such as Federica Matta, daughter of Roberto Matta and his wife Malitte, and of Jessamyn Fiore, daughter of Jane Crawford and her husband Robert Fiore, can also be found in this album. Binder contains negatives, photographs, a reprographic copy and slides.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder (closed): 31.7 x 34 x 9 cm (12 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Binding consists of green plastic-covered boards and spine, with a typed label attached to the spine in a clear plastic sleeve. Endleaves are of white paper. Objects within binder are housed in plastic sleeves and separated by manila tabbed dividers.

    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: PHCON2002:0016:092
    • Title: Set of photographs of Gordon Matta-Clark and John Sebastian Matta
    • Dates of creation: 1944-ca. 1950
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Anne Alpert (collector)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (sitter)
    • John Sebastian Matta (sitter)

    Description:

    Photographs show Gordon Matta-Clark and John Sebastian Matta as young children playing outdoors.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    case: 29.5 x 37 x 4.5 cm (11 5/8 x 14 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Photographs are matted together and framed in a clear plastic case.

    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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