New Finding Aids from the Getty Research Institute

Lewis Baltz notebooks and ephemera, 1987-2001

The collection of ephemera and notebooks from photographer Lewis Baltz gives insight to his public exhibitions and daily life between 1987-2011. (2015.M.27)


Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs, 1933-1969

Modern architect whose firm designed dozens of corporate and civic landmarks in Los Angeles, including: the Beverly Hilton Hotel (1953); the Capitol Records building (1956); the Cinerama Dome (1963); the Los Angeles Music Center (1964). (2010.M.83)


Joseph Cornell letters to Susanna De Maria Wilson and other papers, 1963-1994

Collection of thirty-three unpublished letters from Joseph Cornell to Susanna De Maria Wilson, one of his assistants and wife of the minimalist sculptor Walter De Maria. The letters feature poetic and philosophical musings on various topics as well as practical information about the artist’s work and document aspects of Cornell’s relationship with De Maria Wilson (2014.M.30)


Harry Drinkwater photography archive, ca. 1950-2004

Harry Drinkwater photographic archive, comprising over 100 prints and 1200 negatives, captures aspects of Los Angeles’s artistic and cultural landscape during the second half of the 20th century, ranging from its African American community to the city’s broader jazz, beatnik, art, architecture, and interior and landscape design scenes. (2011.R.23)


Sam Erenberg papers, ca. 1961-2012

The collection of correspondence, drawings, notebooks and photographs document California artist Sam Erenberg’s exhibition history, relations with artists, curators, and gallerists, and the development of several largescale installation projects.(2012.M.52)

Lothar Lang East German artist documentation, 1960-1979

Collected by art historian Lothar Lang, these artist files include exhibition catalogues, announcements, invitations, clippings, photographs, offprints and other ephemera. (920100)


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