Citizen artist: Lee Waisler [videorecording] / produced by Martin Perlich ; director, editor, Michael Herzmark

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.waislee
Creators:
Waisler, Lee, 1938-
Dates:
undated
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
(30 min.)
sd., col.
3/4 in.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A 30 minute documentary about a public art installation and protest action of artist Lee Waisler created in downtown Los Angeles, May, 1982. Waisler explores the responsibilities of the individual as citizen and artist. He creates artworks which are intended as political statements to be viewed on the streets by a wide public audience. He addresses in his work the destructive effect of the atomic bomb and his belief in the need for reduction of nuclear weapons.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, printmaker.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1984 by Lee Waisler.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from Lee Waisler. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
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