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Peter Berg artwork

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArt-0067

Scope and Contents

Peter Berg artwork consists of photographs, negatives, etchings, drawing, and painting. Most photographs, negatives, and etchings are of tigers and lions at the zoo. The pencil drawing is a self-portrait of Berg. The painting is an untitled abstract, acrylic on paper.

Dates

  • 1972-1976

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Rochester artist Peter Berg (1948-1991) attended RIT and graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Art and Design in 1973. At the time of his death at age 43, he was an instructor of painting and drawing at MAG's Creative Workshop. The Memorial Art Gallery Finger Lakes Exhibition's Peter Berg Memorial Award was established in his honor when he passed away in 1991. His pastel on paper Portrait of a Sadist, 1984 can be seen in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY.

Extent

2.67 Linear Feet (1 Oversize lid box)

Language

English

Overview

Photographs and etchings by RIT student Peter Berg. Berg attended RIT in the 1970s.

Arrangement

Materials are roughly arranged by format.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 88 and art cubby #12 [1 untitled abstract painting]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 2009:066

Peter Berg artwork was donated to the RIT Art Collection in 2009 by friends of Berg's parents. Both Berg and his parents are deceased.

Dimensions

Artwork sizes vary: 3 x 5 inches to approximately 24 x 30 inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in December 2011.
Title
Peter Berg artwork
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
14 December 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
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Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613