Building and Grounds graffiti photographs
Scope and Contents
39 born-digital photographs documenting graffiti artwork created by members of Buildings and Grounds circa early 2000s-2015, located in Foundation Building basement. Graffiti consists of "Building and Grounds" with mop and broom illustration juxtaposed with plastic skeleton sculpture on motorcycle; "CU" written atop of New York Skyline; a memorial to 9-11 depicting a scroll with text reading "In Memory 9-11-01; and text reading "Buildings and Grounds" along with an illustration of a sun, skyline, and rocks.
- Creation: 2021-11-17 - 2021-11-17
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Biographical / Historical
The Foundation Building - where the graffiti documented in this collection exists - was built in 1853 to house the classes, library, and other business of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. The building was gut-renovated in 1972.
204.7 Megabytes (39 born-digital photographs) : JPEG
Language of Materials
Photo documentation of graffiti artwork, created by members of Buildings and Grounds circa early 2000s-2015, located in Foundation Building basement.
This collection has been arranged in the order that it was recieved.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was photographed and donated by Nicole Lowe for The Cooper Union Archives.
- Nicole Lowe
- November 2021
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