TABLE OF CONTENTS


Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Preferred Citation

Contact Information

Series Level Descriptions

1 - Correspondence, 1970-1993.

2 - Personal Papers, 1950-1991.

3 - Published Articles by David Buchan, ca. 1974-1977.

4 - Graphic Design, 1980-1992.

5 - Clipping Files, 1979-1996.

6 - Exhibition Notices/Mailers, 1977-1994.

7 - Project/Performance Related Files, [197-?]-1993.

8 - Project/Performance Related Photographs and Negatives, 1977-[1993?].

9 - Exhibition Installation Shots, 1979-1980.

10 - Journals, Notebooks, Agendas, 1985-1992.

11 - Realia, [197-?-1993?].

12 - Posters, 1976-1984.

13 - Photographs, [198-?]-1993.

14 - Artist Slides, 1976-1992.

15 - Monographs, 1979-[1989?].

16 - Periodicals, 1977-1992.

17 - Exhibition Catalogues, 1980-1993.

18 - Moving Images, 1976-1996.

19 - Sound Recordings, [198-]-1988.

Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES 1 - Correspondence

SERIES 2 - Personal Papers

SERIES 3 - Published articles by David Buchan

SERIES 4 - Graphic Design : Files

SERIES 4 - Graphic Design : Publications

SERIES 5 - Clipping Files

SERIES 6- Exhibition Notices/Mailers

SERIES 7- Project/Performance Related Files

SERIES 8 - Project/Performance Related Photographs/Negatives

SERIES 9 - Exhibition installation shots

SERIES 10 - Journals, Notebooks, Agendas

SERIES 11 - Realia

SERIES 12 - Posters

SERIES 13 - Photographs

SERIES 14 - Artists Slides

SERIES 15 - Monographs

SERIES 16 - Periodicals

SERIES 17 - Exhibition Catalogues

SERIES 18 - Moving Images

SERIES 19 - Sound Recordings

David Buchan fonds, Art Metropole Collection: Finding Aid Compiled by Heather Webb, Archives Assistant.

David Buchan fonds, Art Metropole Collection:

Finding Aid



Collection Summary

Title:David Buchan fonds.
Dates:- 1950-1994.
Quantity: - 76.9 cm of textual records and other material.

Biographical Sketch

David William Buchan was born 11 February 1950 in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree from York University, Toronto, Ontario, in 1972 and lived for a short period of time in Montreal, Quebec, before settling permanently in Toronto in 1975. Between 1975-85, he was primarily employed at Art Metropole in the capacity of Bookstore Manager. His association with Art Metropole and especially with its founding members, General Idea, would continue to be a vital source of personal and professional support throughout his life. During the mid 1970's to mid 1980's David's artistic production was largely performance based and consisted of multi-media productions. A performance piece entitled "Fruit Cocktails" was performed at the artists' video conference Fifth Network, 8 September 1978 and debuted Lamonte del Monte, an invented persona which David would assume in a variety of performances, artworks, and installations until 1988. In addition to performance art, David produced photo-text works and magazine pages which featured parodies of 1950's and 1960's advertising, and in keeping with his performance pieces, functioned as popular culture commentaries. In 1982 he was awarded a Canada Council Artist Studio in Paris, France. Beginning in 1984, David began to produce cibachrome transparencies, cibachrome prints and duro-transparencies often working on a large scale. These photographic works represent a continuation of David's earlier work in terms of their interest in visual and popular culture. In producing these photo-based works David used contemporary advertising as well as historical paintings as source images. Throughout his artistic career David Buchan produced work which often contained autobiographic points of reference and employed not only himself, but also friends, as models in his photo-based works. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, in addition to solo exhibitions, in Canada, the United States and Europe; and is in the collections of The National Gallery of Canada, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Canada Council Art Bank, Winnipeg Art Gallery, as well as private collections. In conjunction with his artistic career David also worked as a graphic designer for twelve years producing a variety of publications and exhibition related material for numerous individuals and organizations. On 5 January 1993 David Buchan died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of both personal and professional related material. Personal items include correspondence to and from David Buchan in addition to identification cards, address books, journals, notebooks, agendas and photographs. The majority of textual records related to David Buchan's artistic career are the project/performance related files which contain research material, production information, and original artwork. These textual records are supplemented by graphic material which document artworks/performances in various stages of production and installation and exhibition installations. Colour cibachrome photographs produced by David Buchan represent his artistic production during the latter part of his career. Monographs, periodicals, and exhibition catalogues document David's exhibition history and artistic production and provide commentary on his work. Various textual records comprised primarily of publications attest to David's career as a graphic designer. The fonds also contains moving images and sound recordings which contain taped performances and soundtracks which were used in performance pieces. In addition, costume props used in performances and photographic artworks as well as costumes designed by David Buchan are included.

Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Physical description: Includes: photographs, negatives, polaroids, transparencies, slides, drawings, prints, posters, video cassettes, film reel, audio tape cassettes, audio tape reels, audio disc, realia.

Terms governing use, reproduction and publication: Permission to reproduce or publish material from the David Buchan fonds must be obtained from the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

Finding aids: Finding aid available.

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Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into 19 series.
Series 1 - Correspondence. - 1970-1993.
Series 2 - Personal papers. - 1950-1991.
Series 3 - Published articles by David Buchan. - ca. 1974-1977.
Series 4 - Graphic design : Files. - 1980-1992.
Series 4 - Graphic design : Publications. - 1980-1992.
Series 5 - Clipping files. - 1979-1996.
Series 6 - Exhibition notices/mailers. - 1977-1994.
Series 7 - Project/performance related files. - [197-?]-1993.
Series 8 - Project/performance related photographs and negatives. - 1977-[1993?].
Series 9 - Exhibition installation shots. - 1979-1980.
Series 10 - Journals, notebooks, agendas. - 1985-1992.
Series 11 - Realia. - [197-?-1993?].
Series 12 - Posters. - 1976-1984.
Series 13 - Photographs. - [198-?]-1993.
Series 14 - Artist slides. - 1976-1992.
Series 15 - Monographs. - 1979-[1989?].
Series 16 - Periodicals. - 1977-1992.
Series 17 - Exhibition catalogues. - 1980-1993.
Series 18 - Moving images. - 1976-1996.
Series 19 - Sound recordings. - [198-]-1988.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Use

Permission to reproduce or publish material from the David Buchan fond must be obtained from the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.

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Index Terms

Names:
Buchan, David, 1950-1994
Document Types:
Artifacts.
Drawings.
Internal dye diffusion transfer process.
Motion pictures.
Negatives.
Photographs.
Posters.
Prints.
Slides.
Sound recordings.
Transparencies.
Video recordings.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The records were in the custody of David Buchan until his death when they were transferred to his Estate. The records were then donated to Art Metropole by the Executors of the Estate. One of the first artist-run centres in Canada, Art Metropole is part of the international network of parallel galleries committed to conceptual art. The art work (artists' books, audio tapes, videotapes, and multiples) produced and documentation about this movement was collected, catalogued, and preserved by Art Metropole, exhibited there, loaned for exhibition to other organizations, and made available to researchers. The Art Metropole Collection, including the David Buchan fonds, was donated to the National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives by Jay A. Smith, Toronto, 1999.

Preferred Citation

[Title of item], David Buchan fonds, Art Metropole Collection, Library and Archives, National Gallery of Canada.

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Contact Information

Cyndie Campbell
Head, Archives, Documentation and Visual Resources 
Library and Archives 
National Gallery of Canada 
380 Sussex Drive 
P.O. Box 427, Station A 
Ottawa, Ontario 
K1N 9N4 

T 613-990-0597 
F 613-990-9818 

ccampbel@gallery.ca

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Series Level Descriptions

Correspondence. - 1970-1993. - 2.7 cm of textual records.

Series consists of correspondence between David Buchan and his mother, friends, colleagues and various institutions/organizations. Personal correspondence addressed to David Buchan includes letters and/or postcards from members of General Idea, Andy Fabo and Colin Campbell.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Arrangement: Correspondence organized by the following categories: Personal (to David Buchan), Personal (from David Buchan), and Professional.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; item level.

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Personal Papers. - 1950-1991. - 3.6 cm of textual records and other material.

Series consists of personal identification cards, two address books and a copy of David Buchan's curriculum vitae documenting his professional activities to the year 1991. The series also contains b & w photographs and colour prints and polaroids of miscellaneous subjects. The majority of photographic images consist of portraits of David Buchan and/or friends and relatives. A photo album containing a variety of images/objects is also part of this series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Arrangement: Personal Papers organized by the following categories: Identification, Address books, Photographs, and Curriculum vitae.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file level.

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Published Articles by David Buchan. - ca. 1974-1977. - 0.5 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs.

Series consists of five articles written by David Buchan for various publications, not all of which are identified. Two b & w photographs by Rodney Werden of the "Torch Showcase" performance are included in this series. One of Werden's images was used to illustrate David Buchan's article "Femmes artistes invitées célébration rituelle", Vie des arts, Vol. XXI, No. 86 (Spring 1977), which is included in the series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; item level.

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Graphic Design. - 1980-1992. - 19 cm of textual records. - 11 col. transparencies. - 1 photograph.

Series composed of examples of David Buchan's graphic design work. Items include business cards, letterhead, exhibition notices/mailers, pamphlets, in addition to publications which David Buchan designed in part or whole. Eleven colour transparencies and a b & w photograph of John Clark's paintings which were reproduced in an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan are also part of this series. Examples of David Buchan's own business letterhead and card are included as well.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Arrangement: Graphic Design organized amongst the following categories: Files and Publications.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file and item level.

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Clipping Files. - 1979-1996. - 2.1 cm of textual records.

Series consists of newspaper and art periodical articles reviewing David Buchan's artworks/performances and exhibitions. In addition, an article discussing the opening of Cold City Gallery, Toronto, which David Buchan was a member of and represented by, is included in this series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Arrangement: Clipping Files organized amongst the following categories: Originals and Acid-free copies.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file level.

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Exhibition Notices/Mailers. - 1977-1994. - 1.5 cm of textual records.

Series consists of exhibition notices and invitations for solo and group exhibitions which David Buchan participated in, as well as performances by David Buchan, from various art galleries in Canada, Germany, Belgium and the United States. Included in this series is a mailer for the memorial held for David Buchan at The Left Bank, Toronto, 11 January 1994.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file level.

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Project/Performance Related Files. - [197-?]-1993. - 23 cm of textual records and other material.

Series consists of written scripts, research notes, grant proposal writings, images, production information (production timetables, production cost sheets, receipts/invoices), exhibition catalogue and poster design layouts for specific artworks/performance pieces. Props used in installation and photographic artworks are also included. Original artwork by David Buchan for "Menswear: A Brief History" as well as drawings, prints and project notes relating to artwork projects from the early 1970s are part of this series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Physical description: Includes b & w photographs, 1 etching, monographs, drawings.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file level.

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Project/Performance Related Photographs and Negatives. - 1977-[1993?]. - 177 photographs.

Series consists of b & w and colour photographs, b & w and colour polaroids, b & w and colour negatives, colour transparencies, b & w and colour internegs and b & w contact sheets (35mm and 2 1/4'). Images document performances by David Buchan together with performances which featured costumes designed by David specifically for those events. Photographs document artworks/performances in various stages of production and installation.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
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Exhibition Installation Shots. - 1979-1980. - 11 photographs.

Series consists of four b & w installation views of David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" exhibition shown at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, 15 December 1979-10 February 1980. Three b & w installation views of the exhibition entitled "David Buchan: Modern Fashions" shown at the Centre culturel canadien, Paris, 26 September-2 November 1980 are also part of this series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
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Journals, Notebooks, Agendas. - 1985-1992. - 12.7 cm of textual records.

Series consists of fourteen journals and agendas which contain both personal and professional related information. Several notebooks contain project related research notes/writings/sketches for such artworks/performances as "Modern Fashions", "Au Contraire", etc.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; file level.

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Realia. - [197-?-1993?]. - 20 items.

Series consists of costume props used in David Buchan's performances and photographic artworks. Foam-core costumes designed by David Buchan for the Chromazone Fashion Show held at the Theatre Centre, Toronto, December 1981 are also part of this series. In addition, a glass flask with a stopper and the word "Applause" etched into it is included. The glass flask was exhibited as part of an installation piece which included David Buchan's "Applause" colour cibachrome photograph. A costume piece produced by Robert Flack and given to David Buchan as a gift is also in this series. In addition, a portrait of David Buchan and the "Buchan Book" by Allan Harding MacKay are included.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
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Posters. - 1976-1984. - 9 posters.

Series consists of posters announcing solo and group exhibitions featuring artworks and performance pieces by David Buchan. A poster announcing a performance by Margaret Dragu at T.W.P Theatre, Toronto, which David Buchan participated in, is also included in this series.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Physical condition: Posters encapsulated in Mylar.
Finding aids: Finding aid available; item level.

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Photographs. - [198-?]-1993. - 20 photographs.

Series consists of unframed and framed colour Cibachrome photographs produced by David Buchan and a b & w framed portrait of David Buchan by Jeremiah Chechik.
Source of supplied title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
Physical condition: Unframed col. Cibachrome photographs encapsulated in Mylar.
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Artist Slides. - 1976-1992. - 469 slides.

Series consists of b & w and colour slides documenting artworks and performance pieces by David Buchan at various stages of production. Installation views of various exhibitions of David Buchan's artwork are also included. In addition, slides documenting David Buchan's graphic design projects as well as transparent, opaque and duplicate slides are part of this series.
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Monographs. - 1979-[1989?]. - 3.8 cm of textual records.

Series consists of two books which feature a critical discussion of David Buchan's performance artworks and a original artwork by David Buchan respectively.
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Periodicals. - 1977-1992. - 5 cm of textual records.

Series consists of art periodical magazines and gallery/museum publications. Featured in these publications are reproductions of David Buchan's artwork, critical reviews of his performance pieces/artworks, in addition to publicity announcements. Information pertaining to the acquisition of David Buchan's artwork by the Winnipeg Art Gallery is given in the gallery's Annual Report 1991-92. An issue of the art periodical magazine Vie des arts which features an article written by David Buchan is also part of this series.
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Exhibition Catalogues. - 1980-1993. - 3 cm of textual records.

Series consists of exhibition catalogues from group shows David Buchan participated in. Included in this series is a catalogue from a group exhibition shown at the Art Gallery of Hamilton which David Buchan did not participate in, however, his work "Halo, 1990" is discussed and reproduced in the catalogue.
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Moving Images. - 1976-1996. - 21 video cassettes. - 1 film reel.

Series consists of seven video cassettes featuring David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978. Three video cassettes document David Buchan's installation piece entitled "Lamont Del Monte's Bedroom" which was installed at the Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, July 1980. In addition, two video cassettes recording a concert, performed by The Dishes, are included. The short video documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town", produced by Elizabeth Chitty and The Grimsby Public Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition by the same name, is part of this series, as is a set of six cassettes featuring interviews with Buchan's colleagues for the Chitty documentary. A cassette featuring excerpts from David Buchan's performance in Margaret Dragu's "Pick-Up" (1976) is also included. Finally, a film produced by Carol McBride entitled "Waterfront" which was screened at the Festival of Festivals, September 1986 is included in this series. David Buchan designed the exhibition mailer for the screening of McBride's film at the Festival of Festivals.
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Sound Recordings. - [198-]-1988. - 6 audio cassettes (4hrs. 15 min.). - 2 audio reels. - 1 audio disc (3:11 min.): 45 rpm: 17.5 cm.

Series consists of six audio tape cassettes featuring soundtracks for various performance pieces by David Buchan. One cassette contains a recording from a live performance by David Buchan of his piece "The Lamonte Del Monte Story" at the Western Front, Vancouver, 5 October 1988. Included in this series is a audio disk which features the song "Toronto: the beautiful city" which was used in the soundtrack for David Buchan's "Menswear: a brief history" performance. In addition, two audio tape reels are part of this series.
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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box list

SERIES 1 - Correspondence

BoxFolder
Box 1File 1Correspondence: Personal (to David Buchan)
File 1Item 1 Postcard from AA Bronson addressed to David Buchan and Jorge Zontal, n.d.
File 1Item 2 Postcard from AA Bronson, Felix Partz, and Jorge Zontal, n.d.
File 1Item 3 Blank postcard (same type as previous two).
File 1Item 4 General Idea postcard sent by Felix Partz, AA Bronson, and Jorge Zontal, (Felix's handwriting). April 15, 1991
File 1Item 5 Postcard from AA Bronson and Jorge Zontal sent from Italy, postmarked 13-7-89.
File 1Item 6 Postcard from Rob, March 29, 1986.
File 1Item 7 Postcard from Felix Partz, postmarked 1987.
File 1Item 8 Card from Andy Fabo (given on the occasion of David Buchan's departure for Paris).
File 1Item 9 Note from Keith Donovan written on pages torn-out from a book.
File 1Item 10 Letter from Colin Campbell, July 18, 1983.
File 1Item 11 Letter from Andy Fabo, June 5, 1983.
File 1Item 12 Note from Michael McGarry on back of photograph, February 12, 1974.
File 1Item 13 General Idea "Nazi Milk" Notecard, note from AA Bronson, n.d.
File 1Item 14 Postcard from Nancy Kembrey, October 22, 1989.
File 2Item 1 Letter to Heather Buchan (David Buchan's mother), July 27, 1970.
File 2Item 2 Letter to Jane Buyers and David, September 6. Includes relationship diagram by David Buchan and letter addressed to Stella Kyrlakakis, Director of Art Metropole, from Jane Buyers which accompanied the other two items.
File 2Item 3 Letter to Jane Buyers, January 2, 1983.
File 3Correspondence: Professional
File 3Item 1 Letter from David Buchan to Cee Brown, Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 18, 1978.
File 3Item 2 Letter from Jon Tupper, Curatorial Manager, Winnipeg Art Gallery, March 3, 1989. Includes photocopy of a letter sent to Allan Barkley from Jon Tupper, March 3, 1989.
File 3Item 3 Letter from David McClyment, Visual Arts Ontario, August 21, 1989. Accompanied by an insert.
File 3Item 4 Letter from Liz Palmieri, Niagara Artists' Centre, October 17, 1989.
File 3Item 5 Letter from Honor Kever, Exhibitions Coordinator, The Photographers Gallery, Saskatoon, February 9, 1990. Accompanied by an insert letter.
File 3Item 6 Letter from William J. Shields, Executive Director, The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, May 3, 1990.
File 3Item 7 Letter from Nancy Campbell, co-director of Cold City Gallery, Toronto, July 27, 1991.
File 3Item 8 Letter from Shelley Hornstein, Associate Professor of Art History and Theory, York University, Toronto, January 16, 1993.

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SERIES 2 - Personal Papers

BoxFolder
Box 1File 4Personal Papers: identification. - 1950-1987. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains David Buchan's birth certificate, S.I.N. card, and OHIP card.
File 5Personal Papers: address books. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains two address books which belonged to David Buchan.
File 6Personal Papers: photographs.
File 6Personal Papers: photographs. - 1970. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains two b & w photographs of David Buchan and his relatives, dated Christmas 1970.
File 7Personal Papers: photographs. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 1.2 cm.
File contains fourteen b & w miscellaneous photographs. Several photographs are portraits of David Buchan and/or friends. In addition, five photocopied photographic images of unidentified people are included.
File 8Personal Papers: photographs. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains ten colour photographs consisting of portraits of David Buchan and friends.
File 9Personal Papers: photographs. - [198-]. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains twenty-seven miscellaneous colour polaroids taken in the early 1980's while David Buchan was living with AA Bronson and Jorge Zontal on College Street. Images include portraits of David Buchan, Stephen Lack, Chrysane Stathacos, Jorge Zontal, and Garry MacLeod.
File 10Personal Papers: photographs. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
Twelve miscellaneous items (not all photographs) which were originally housed in a snapshot photo album, includes portraits of David Buchan, Suzy Lake, Scott Thompson and Rob Flack
File 11Personal Papers: photographs. - [198-]. - 1 file folder; 0.7 cm.
File contains original photo album used to house preceding files contents.
File 12Personal Papers: curriculum vitae. - 1991. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains a copy of David Buchan's curriculum vitae.

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SERIES 3 - Published articles by David Buchan

BoxFolder
Box 1File 13Item 1 "The Canadian Artists' Press", (publication unknown)
File 13Item 2 "Hogtown/Frogtown Communications - Notes on the Surface, Sur Face, Sub Face", Only Paper Today, (September 1974).
File 13Item 3 "Femmes artistes invitées célébration rituelle", Vie des arts, Vol. XXI, No. 87 pp. 20-22, pp. 86-88 original English text, (includes two b & w photographs by Rodney Werden, one image used to illustrate the article). (Spring 1977),
File 13Item 4 "Modern Music from the B-52's", (publication unknown).
File 13Item 5 "Having a Wonderful Time, Wish you were here.......", (publication unknown).

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SERIES 4 - Graphic Design : Files

BoxFolder
Box 1File 14Graphic Design: David Buchan's letterhead, business card. - [198-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains two copies each of David Buchan's letterhead and business card for his graphic design agency.
File 15Graphic Design: samples. - [between 1980-1992]. - 1 file folder; 2 cm.
File contains examples of David Buchan's design work for various clients. The contents of the file consist mainly of exhibition notices/mailers, business cards, letterhead/stationery and posters.
File 16Graphic Design: Screenings, Ginette Legaré. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 1.2 cm.
File contains the layout design and edited text for an exhibition catalogue produced in conjunction with an exhibition of Ginette Legaré's artwork at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, October 20-November 28, 1990. David Buchan was responsible for the design of the catalogue.
File 17Graphic Design: John Clark. - 1988. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains eleven colour transparencies and one b & w photograph. These images were used in an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan entitled John Clark: equivalent worlds.

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SERIES 5 - Clipping Files

BoxFolder
Box 1File 18Clipping Files: originals. - 1979-1996. - 1 file folder; 2 cm.
File contains art periodical and newspaper articles reviewing group and solo exhibitions of David Buchan's artwork as well as his performance pieces.
File 19Clipping Files: acid-free copies. - 1979-1996. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains acid-free copies of the aforementioned file's contents.

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SERIES 6- Exhibition Notices/Mailers

BoxFolder
Box 1File 20Exhibition Notices/Mailers. - 1977-1994. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains exhibition notices/mailers for solo and group exhibitions of David Buchan's artwork as well as his performance pieces. In addition, a mailer for a memorial service held in memory of David Buchan is included.

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SERIES 7- Project/Performance Related Files

BoxFolder
Box 1File 21The general's fifth: originals. - [197-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains a two page typewritten story/text.
File 22Geek/Chic: revised script, originals. March 1979: - 1979. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains an eight page typewritten script which accompanied a slide-show performance.
File 23Roots: Lamonte del Monte's family tree: originals. - [198-]. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains a fifty-five page typewritten script which accompanied a slide-show performance.
File 24Roots: Lamonte del Monte's family tree text. - [198-]. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains a twenty-three page text featuring fictional biographical descriptions for twenty-two of Lamonte del Monte's relatives. Text is typewritten on cat stationery.
File 25Roots = Racines: Lamonte del Monte's family tree: originals. - [1982?]. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains a French translation of Roots: Lamonte del Monte's family tree script with corrections in addition to galley sheets with the French translation. This translation was produced in connection with the exhibition New Canadian photography, Canadian Centre of Photography and Film, 1982.
File 26Original Roots = Racines: Lamonte del Monte's family tree file folder. - [1982?]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 27Miscellaneous writing, drawings, and poetry: originals. - [ca. 1973]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains various writings in addition to diagrams by David Buchan. Photocopies of five pages from an unidentified guest book, most probably used for one of David Buchan's exhibitions, are also included.
File 28Au Contraire: originals. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains handwritten alphabetized sheets labelled A - T which feature paired antonyms. In addition, eight uncompleted Au Contaire questionnaire sheets are included in this file.
File 29Original Au Contraire file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
BoxFolder
Box 2File 1Photocopied set of the contents of Files 21-28, Box 1. - [197-?]-[1982?]. - 1 file folder; 3 cm.
File contains a complete set of photocopies featuring the texts which are contained in Files 21-28 in Box 1. This complete set were filed together in a three-ring binder. Each sheet has three holes punched through it.
File 2Au Contraire: rhyming couplets, double antonyms, rhyming couplets. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains two handwritten sheets featuring rhyming antonym pairs.
File 3Original Au Contraire: rhyming couplets, double antonyms, rhyming couplets file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 4Au Contraire: notes, connections, research, images, source of related projects. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains handwritten and typewritten sheets featuring antonyms.
File 5Original Au Contraire: notes, connections, research, images, source of related projects file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 6Au Contraire: completed lists submitted by others. - 1974-1975. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains completed and signed Au Contraire questionnaire forms together with handwritten and signed sheets containing antonyms.
File 7Original Au Contraire: completed lists submitted by others file folder. - 1974-1975. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 8Triplets: notes, found 3'somes, extensions, connections. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains one sheet with handwritten "triplets", consisting of three part word associations.
File 9Original triplets: notes, found 3'somes, extensions, connections file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 10Rhyming couplets: inseparables, non-rhymers & rhymers. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains six handwritten sheets featuring associated words by subject.
File 11Original rhyming couplets: inseparables, non-rhymers & rhymers file folder. - [1971-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains original file folder which contained the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 12Rhyming couplets: personal anthology. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains two handwritten sheets featuring hyphenated rhyming words and rhyming couplets.
File 13Original rhyming couplets: personal anthology file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains original file folder which contained the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 14Geek/Chic Script. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.7 cm.
File contains typewritten and handwritten text relating to David Buchan's Geek/Chic performance piece.
File 15Original Geek/Chic Script file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 16Geek/Chic: receipts, invoices. - 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains receipts and invoices relating to the production of the Geek/Chic performance piece.
File 17Geek/Chic: performance production timetable. - [1978?]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains a two page production timetable for a single performance of Geek/Chic.
File 18Geek/Chic: performance tickets. - [1978?]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains three samples of single entrance tickets as well as three sealed envelopes containing an entrance ticket each. The tickets, as well as the envelopes, have a rubber-stamped Geek/Chic on them. These tickets were used in conjunction with a performance of Geek/Chic. (Note: Other copies of these tickets can be found on the shelf.)
File 19Geek/Chic: rubber stamp. - [1978?]. - 1 file folder; 1.8 cm.
File contains rubber stamp used to stamp entrance tickets and envelopes for a Geek/Chic performance.
File 20The Lamonte del Monte story: production info. - [ca. 1978]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains a two page production timetable for a slide lecture performance of the Lamonte del Monty story.
File 21Original The Lamonte del Monte story file folder. - [ca. 1978]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 22Lamonte del Monte's bedroom: props. - [1980?]. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains Hollywood celebrity postcards and photographs used as props in the Lamonte del Monte's bedroom installation piece.
File 23Fruit Cocktails related material. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains xeroxed sheets of the CHUM radio hit parade listings from the years 1962 - 1964. In addition, a xerox of a photograph depicting Lamonte del Monte and signed "Best wishes, Monty XXX" is included.
File 24Art/Facts: project synopsis. - [ca. 1973]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains a seven page typewritten proposal for the Canada Council regarding a proposed store-front exhibition display by David Buchan in Montreal.
File 25Potential types: writing. - [197-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains seven handwritten sheets featuring scene descriptions for a performance piece.
File 26Modern fashions: catalogue layout, distribution list. - [1979?]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains a hand drawn, stapled booklet featuring the layout design for the Modern Fashions exhibition catalogue. In addition, two pages consisting of names designated to receive promotional copies of the Modern Fashions catalogue is included.
File 27Modern fashions: panel production costs. - [1979?]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains three sheets of cost calculations relating to the production of photographic artworks.
File 28Modern fashions: prop. - [1979?]. - 1 file folder; 0.6 cm.
File contains cardboard and plastic clock used in the Modern Fashions photowork.
File 29Dressing for turkeys: The Annex, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, poster design. March 7, 1979: - 1979. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains plasticized sign adapted by David Buchan. The sign served as the model for the poster announcing the "Dressing for Turkeys" performance piece.
File 30Knots and scarves artworks. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.6 cm.
File contains original artwork drawings by David Buchan.
File 31Original Knots and scarves file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned files contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 32Circle and bar artwork. - 1972. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains original artwork by David Buchan.
File 33Original Circle and bar file folder. - 1972. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 34Hands: etchings and monotype. - 1971. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains six etchings and one monotype, the latter is signed and dated.
File 35Cows, pigs and related: barnyard file. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains original artwork by David Buchan.
File 36Original cows, pigs and related (barnyard file) file folder. - [197-]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
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Box 3File 1Maps and charts. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains hand drawn diagrams depicting interrelated human relationships in David Buchan's social milieu.
File 2Original Maps and charts file folder. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the file folder which originally housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 3Hogtown - frogtown communications. - 1974. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains a copy of the monthly art periodical Only Paper Today, Vol. 2, No. 1, September 1974. Train ticket stubs for travel between Toronto and Montreal, as well as a travel brochure for Ontario and Québec. In addition, sheets containing notes and diagrams relating to this particular project.
File 4Original Hogtown - frogtown communications file folder. - 1974. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains the original file folder which housed the aforementioned file's contents. The file folder title is in David Buchan's handwriting.
File 5Menswear: a brief history. - [ca. 1986]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains original artwork which was reproduced in an issue of the art periodical magazine Photocommunique, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Fall 1986).
File 6Menswear: a brief history. - [ca. 1986]. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains original artwork which was reproduced in an issue of the periodical magazine lightworks, No. 18 (Winter 1986-87).
File 7Applause: a scent of man. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains an invoice and layout designs relating to the production of the photograph.
File 8Canadian youth. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains layout designs for the photograph.
File 9Vivid!. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains an invoice relating to the production of the photograph. Colour photocopy proofs together with source material for the image are included.
File 10Always. - 1993. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains source material for the image.
File 11Halo. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains invoices and receipts relating to the production of the photograph. Layout designs, in addition to source material for the image, are included.
File 12Nytol. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains invoices and receipts relating to the production of the photograph. In addition, source material for the image is included.
File 13Brut. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains invoices and receipts relating to the production of the photograph. In addition, source material for the image is included.
File 14The Infant Margarita. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains invoices and receipts relating to the production of the photograph. In addition, source material for the image is included.
File 15Out of this world. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains invoices relating to the production of the artwork.
File 16My summer vocation. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains photograph captions for the artwork My summer vocation.
File 17Semantic T-shirts. - [ca. 1976]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains original advertisement from Esquire magazine which was the model for David Buchan's Semantic T-shirts artwork. An excerpt from the Modern fashions catalogue featuring the Semantic T-shirt piece is also included.
File 18Cam-o-flage brand underwear. - [ca. 1976]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains original advertisement from Esquire magazine which was the model for David Buchan's Cam-o-flage brand underwear artwork. An excerpt from the Modern fashions catalogue featuring the Cam-o-flage brand underwear piece is also included.
File 19If the shoe fits......wear it!. - [ca. 1976]. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains original advertisement from Esquire magazine which was the model for David Buchan's If the shoe fits......wear it! artwork. An excerpt from the Modern fashions catalogue featuring the If the shoe fits......wear it! piece is also included.
File 20Invoices, receipts, etc. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 0.7 cm.
File contains invoices and receipts relating to the production of various artworks as well as exhibition related items such as mailers/invitations, advertisements, and press releases, etc.
File 21Soul food: lyrics, originals. - [1976?]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains four pages of lyrics for the song Soul food which was used in Margaret Dragu's performance entitled "Pick up". David Buchan participated in this performance which was held at the T.W.P. Theatre, November 17-December 19, 1976.
File 22Soul food: lyrics, acid-free copies. - [1976?]. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains acid-free copies of the lyrics for the song Soul food.

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SERIES 8 - Project/Performance Related Photographs/Negatives

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Box 3File 23Applause: a scent of man. - [ca. 1989]. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains colour polariods, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 24Eno. - 1992. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 25Halo. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour polariods, colour transparencies, a colour interneg, and a b & w transparency. (Note: One of these photographs is housed in Box 16.)
File 26Together we can be alone. - 1985. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 27Black & white and red all over. - 1986. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and colour and b & w internegs.
File 28Canadian youth. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 1.5 cm.
File contains b & w and colour photographs, colour transparencies and internegs.
File 29Vivid!. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour polariods, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 30Nytol. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 31Brut. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 1.5 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 32Twinitron. - 1992. - 1 file folder; 0.6 cm.
File contains a colour polaroid, a colour interneg, and colour transparencies.
File 33The Infant Margarita. - 1990. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour polaroids, colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 34Always. - 1993. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains colour transparencies and a colour interneg.
File 35A problem in white. - 1992. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour photographs and a colour interneg.
File 36Roots, Lamonte del Monte's family tree. - 1979. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour transparencies.
File 37Modern Fashions. - 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour transparencies and b & w internegs.
File 38Out of this world. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains a b & w photograph and internegs.
File 39Unidentified. - nd. - 1 file folder; 0.1 cm.
File contains an unidentified photograph and an unidentified colour transparency. (Note: Photograph housed in Box 16.)
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Box 4File 1Now Magazine. - 1992-1993. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour transparencies and interneg.
File 2The Sun. - 1992-1993. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour transparencies and a colour negative.
File 3Together we can be alone. - 1985. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour and b & w internegs.
File 4Blood is thicker.... - 1987. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains colour transparencies, b & w and colour internegs.
File 5On the rocks.... - 1984. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains colour photographs, b & w and colour transparencies, and colour internegs.
File 6Nature boy. - 1989. - 1 file folder; 0.6 cm.
File contains colour polaroids and a stationery card and envelope.
File 7Geek/Chic. - [ca. 1977]. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains b & w photographs and contact sheets.
File 8Geek/Chic. - [ca. 1977]. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains 35mm b & w negatives.
File 9My summer vocation. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains 8" x 10" colour polaroids.
File 10Geek/Chic: King Edward Hotel, Toronto. - 25 May 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains b & w photographs.
File 11Chromozone fashion show: Theatre Centre, Toronto. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 1 cm.
File contains b & w photographs and contact sheets and colour transparencies.
File 12Modern Fashions. - 1977. - 1 file folder; 1.5 cm.
File contains b & w photographs, b & w polaroids and contact sheets.
File 13Modern Fashions. - 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour polaroids.
File 14Fetish T-shirt: photos by General Idea for FILE Magazine. - nd. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains b & w photographs.
File 15Crash `n' Burn: C.E.A.C., Toronto. - 25 June 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains b & w photographs.
File 16Crash 'n' Burn: C.E.A.C., Toronto. - 25 June 1977. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains one colour photograph.
File 17Fruit Cocktails: Masonic Temple, Toronto. - 08 Sept. 1978. - 1 file folder; 0.5 cm.
File contains b & w photographs and contact sheets.
File 18Lamonte del Monte's bedroom: A Space at 222, Harbourfront Art Gallery, Toronto. - July 1980. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains b & w photographs.
File 19Wonder Beach: Palais Royale, Toronto. - June 1983. - 1 file folder; 0.2 cm.
File contains colour photographs.
File 20Performance: Museum of the 20th century, Vienna. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains b & w photographs.
File 21Performance: Alte Oper, Frankfurt. - 1981. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains b & w contact sheets.

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SERIES 9 - Exhibition installation shots

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Box 4File 22Modern Fashions: Glenbow Museum, Calgary. - 15 Dec. 1979-02 Oct. 1980. - 1 file folder; 0.4 cm.
File contains b & w photographs of the exhibition installation.
File 23David Buchan: Modern Fashions, Centre culturel canadien, Paris. - 26 Sept. 1980-02 Nov. 1980. - 1 file folder; 0.3 cm.
File contains b & w photographs of the exhibition installation.

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SERIES 10 - Journals, Notebooks, Agendas

BoxFolder
Box 5File 1Notebook #1. - 1973. - 1 daily journal; 3.5 cm.
File 2Journals, notebooks, agendas. - 1985-1986. - 1 file folder; 1.2 cm.
File contains two personal agendas, dated 1985 and 1986 respectively.
File 3Journals, notebooks, agendas. - 1987-1988. - 1 file folder; 1.2 cm.
File contains two personal agendas, dated 1987 and 1988 respectively.
File 4Journals, notebooks, agendas. - 1989-1990. - 1 file folder; 1.2 cm.
File contains two personal agendas, dated 1989 and 1990 respectively.
File 5Journals, notebooks, agendas. - 1991-1992. - 1 file folder; 1.8 cm.
File contains two personal agendas, dated 1991 and 1992 respectively.
File 6Journals, notebooks, agendas. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 1.5 cm.
File contains two of David Buchan's notebooks.
File 7Journals, notebooks, agendas. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 1.4 cm.
File contains one of David Buchan's notebooks.
File 8Journals, notebooks, agendas. - [198-?]. - 1 file folder; 2.5 cm.
File contains two of David Buchan's notebooks.

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SERIES 11 - Realia

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Box 6Men's swim suit: Canadian youth prop. - [1988?]. - 1 two-piece swim suit (tank top and shorts): cotton, red and white striped; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by one of the models in David Buchan's colour Cibachrome print entitled "Canadian Youth".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Two-piece camouflage outfit: Modern fashions and Fruit cocktails prop. - [1978?]. - 1 two-piece camouflage outfit (vest and pants): nylon, orange camouflage; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by David Buchan in his artwork entitled "Modern Fashions" and in his performance piece "Fruit Cocktails".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Camouflage underwear: Modern fashions prop. - [1979?]. - 1 pair of underwear: nylon, green camouflage; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item worn by David Buchan in his artwork entitled "Modern Fashions".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Tights: Modern fashions prop. - [1979?]. - 1 pair of tights: cotton/spandex, black with safety-pins; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item worn by David Buchan in his artwork entitled "Modern Fashions".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 7Woman's dress: Always prop. - [1993?]. - 1 dress: crêpe, white; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by the model in David Buchan's colour Cibachrome print entitled "Always".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Woman's corset: Always prop. - [1993?]. - 1 corset: white; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by the model in David Buchan's colour Cibachrome print entitled "Always".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Tunic: Eno prop. - [1992?]. - 1 tunic: nylon, black with gold trimming; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by the model in David Buchan's colour Cibachrome print entitled "Eno".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Girl's dress: The Infanta Margarita prop. - [1990?]. - 1 dress: nylon, orange, yellow and green; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Item was worn by the model in David Buchan's colour Cibachrome print entitled "The Infanta Margarita".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Top and pants: My summer vocation prop. - [1979?]. - 1 two-piece jump suit (1 top, 1 pair of pants): purple and green; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Items were worn by David Buchan in his photographic artwork entitled "My summer vocation".
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Red leather jump suit. - [197-?]. - 1 jumpsuit: leather, red with yellow leather trim; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 8Foam-core heart-shaped costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 2 pieces: foam, nylon, pink and red; 59.5 x 67 x 5 cm.
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held in the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Foam-core costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 1 piece: foam, nylon, pink; 56 x 51 x 7.5 cm (folded); 115 x 51 x 2.5 cm (unfolded).
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held in the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 9Foam-core costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 4 pieces: foam, nylon, black and salmon; 58 x 59.5 x 2.5 cm.-101 x 104.5 x 2.5 cm.
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held at the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 10Foam-core costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 3 pieces: foam, nylon, green and orange; 71 x 71 x 7.5 cm.-79.5 x 79.5 x 3 cm.
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held in the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 11Foam-core costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 1 piece: foam, nylon, red and purple; 105 x 60 x 5.5 cm.
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held in the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 12Foam-core costume: Chromozone fashion show. - [1981?]. - 4 pieces: foam, nylon, turquoise and gold; 68.5 x 70.5 x 5 cm-78.5 x 77.5 x 6 cm.
Costume designed by David Buchan and shown in the "Chromozone Fashion Show" held in the Theatre Centre, Toronto, 1981.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 13Robert Flack costume. - [198?]. - 1 two-piece women's underwear (bra and underpants): cotton, cream, gesso, crushed eggshells; in box 46 x 77 x 15 cm.
Costume produced by Robert Flack and given to David Buchan as a gift.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
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Box 14 & 14aAllan Harding MacKay portrait and book. - 1991-1992. - 2 pieces: col. photocopy, vellum, wax; 36 x 28 cm and 23 x 16.5 x 5.2 cm.
One of the items is a colour photocopy of a photographic portrait of David Buchan by Allan Harding MacKay which has been intersleeved between two sheets of vellum and encased in wax. A scroll made of wax has been affixed to the recto of the piece above the portrait. The artist has signed and dated the verso. The second item is a book, the "Buchan Book", also by Allan Harding MacKay which has been encased in wax. The artist has signed and dated the spine of the book.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.
Physical condition: Wax has cracked and chipped off in places.
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Box 15Glass flask: Applause prop. - [198?]. - 1 flask with stopper: clear glass; 11.5 cm high.
Glass flask has the word Applause etched into it. The item was used in an installation with the Applause photograph.
Source of supplied title proper: Title supplied by cataloguer.

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SERIES 12 - Posters

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Box 16Toronto dance festival. - 1976. - 1 poster: col.; 55.5 x 33 cm.
Announcing a performance by Margaret Dragu entitled Pick-Up at the T.W.P. Theatre, Toronto, 17 November-19 December 1976. David Buchan participated in the performance choreographed by Margaret Dragu.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
David Buchan's Geek/Chic. - 1977. - 1 poster: b & w and col.; 42.6 x 30.2 cm.
Announcing a performance by David Buchan held in the Crystal Ballroom, King Edward Hotel, Toronto, 26 May 1977.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
Alpha-numeric designation: Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#11650.
Fifth network: video-vision. - 1978. - 1 poster: col.; 57 x 42 cm.
Announcing a series of screenings and performances held in conjunction with the Fifth Network Conference at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7-10 September 1978. David Buchan presented his Fruit Cocktails performance piece, 8 September 1978.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
No turkeys allowed. - 1979. - 1 poster: b & w; 48.8 x 39.7 cm.
Announcing David Buchan's performance entitled Dressing for Turkeys at The Annex, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, 7 March 1979.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
Alpha-numeric designation: Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#11651.
Roots: Lamonte del Monte's family tree. - 1981. - 1 poster: b & w; 55.8 x 43.2 cm.
Announcing a solo exhibition by David Buchan at YYZ, Toronto, 3-14 February 1981.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
Alpha-numeric designation: Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#7955 (2).
The mask of objectivity/subjective images. - 1981. - 1 poster: grey, white and black; 52.8 x 41 cm.
Announcing a group exhibition which David Buchan participated in at the McIntosh Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, 4 February -1 March 1981.
Menswear: a brief history. - 1984. - 3 posters: col.; 43.4 x 28 cm.
Announcing a mixed-media presentation of Mixed Up Menswear, with an assortment of Toronto talent at The Brigantine Room, Harbourfront, Toronto, 14 June 1984. Hosted by Lamonte del Monte, with The Clichettes and William S. Brown.
Physical condition: Poster encapsulated in Mylar.
Alpha-numeric designation: Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#8202.

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SERIES 13 - Photographs

All measurements are given in metric, height precedes width.
Unless otherwise indicated, all photographs by David Buchan.
BoxFolder
Box 16Artist portfolio. - 1977-1986. - 1 file folder; 0.8 cm.
File contains sheets from David Buchan's portfolio, the items consist of published artworks excerpted from periodical magazines and exhibition catalogues.
Physical condition: Items removed from portfolio case and encapsulated in Mylar.
On the rocks.... - [198-]. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 27.8 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9473.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Applause. - [198-]. - 2 photographs: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 27.5 cm each.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9479.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Together we can be alone. - 1986. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 27.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9474.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Blood is thicker.... - 1986. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 27.5 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9475.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Black and white and red all over. - 1986. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 27.5 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9478.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Canadian youth. - 1989. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 28.8 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9472.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Brut. - 1990. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9464.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Nytol. - 1990. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9466.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
The Infanta Margarita. - 1990. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9468.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Halo. - 1990. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9469.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Eno. - 1992. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9463.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Twinitron. - 1992. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9465.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
A problem in white. - 1992. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 28.8 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9470.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Vivid. - 1992. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 28.8 x 35.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9471.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
The Sun. - 1992-93. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 40.5 x 50.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9476.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Now magazine. - 1992-93. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 40.5 x 50.5 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9477.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Always. - 1993. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 35.5 x 28.8 cm.
Art Metropole inventory number on verso: w#9467.
Print encapsulated in Mylar.
Donated to Art Metropole by the David Buchan Estate.
Unidentified. - nd. - 1 photograph: col.; 28 x 35.5 cm.
David Buchan Drawer:
Portrait of David Buchan. - [198-?]: published by Jeremiah Chechik,1 photograph: b & w; 17.8 x 17.8 cm (sight) in frame 40.3 x 39 cm.
Canadian youth. - 1988. - 1 photograph: col. (Cibachrome); 44 x 58 cm (sight) in frame 63.4 x 76 cm.
Art Metropole inventory on verso: w#6683.
Print in acid-free mat, in wood frame with glass.
Purchased by Art Metropole with the assistance of the Ministry of Culture and Communications (Ontario) Art Acquisitions Program, January 8, 1992.

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SERIES 14 - Artists Slides

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Container ARoots, 1979
Olga del Monte (nee Dumbrowski), (from the Roots series) 1981
Chester del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
The Ditch Kids, (from the Roots series) 1981
Dotty Dumbrowski, (from the Roots series) 1981
Rick le vain, (from the Roots series) 1981
Ramona del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Mooch Dumbrowski, (from the Roots series) 1981
Marilyn Munster del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Little Lucy del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Gus Dumbrowski, (from the Roots series) 1981
Rudi del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Aunt Tootie, (from the Roots series) 1981
Aunt Lulu, the Countess, (from the Roots series) 1981
Cousin Fred, (from the Roots series) 1981
Monica Dumbrowski, (from the Roots series) 1981
Delbert del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Gino del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Hernando del Monte, (from the Roots series) 1981
Bobette, Babette, and Yvette, (from the Roots series) 1981
The Lamonte del Monte Story (Western Front, Vancouver, Oct. 1988)
The Lamonte del Monte Story (slide-show samples)
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Container BGeek/Chic
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Container CGeek/Chic
Geek/Chic (slide carrousel presentation)
Modern fashions (details)
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Container DMiscellaneous menswear advertisements, etc.
Miscellaneous menswear/underwear advertisements
Sewing pattern samples and paper doll costume samples
Menswear, costume sculptures
Menswear, performance & preparation
Menswear, cod pieces
Menswear: a brief history
Au Contraire, before and after
Au Contraire, l'uomo vogue & Fredericks of Hollywood advertisements
Au Contraire, del Monte twins
Au Contraire, 1977
Au Contraire, Calgary landscape
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Container FAu Contraire, Calgary landscape con't.
Shopping for ideas
Lethbridge, Sept. '82
Brinay, April '83
France, ("Good Boy - Bad Boy") June '83
Unidentified slides
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Container GAtten(ua)tion please, 1976
Semanitic T-shirts, 1976
Cam-o-flage brand underwear, 1976
If the shoe fits..., 1976
Out of this world, 1981
My summer vocation, 1982
Beautiful black & blue, (duro-transparency) 1984
Beautiful black & blue, (transparency) 1984
Beautiful black & blue, (transparency) 1984
Together we can be alone, (duro-transparency) 1985
Together we can be alone, (transparency) 1985
Together we can be alone, (transparency) 1985
Black & white and red allover, (duro-transparency) 1986
Black & white and red allover, (transparency) 1986
Blood is thicker..., (duro-transparency) 1987
Blood is thicker..., (transparency) 1987
Canadian youth, 1988
Vivid!, 1989
Halo, 1990
The Infanta Margarita, 1990
Brut, 1990
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Container HNytol - the big sleep, 1990
Twinitron, 1992
Eno, 1992
Dissidents with a difference
Five o'clock shadows
Take her breath away, 1977
Monte's album covers
Fruit Cocktails (Fifth Network Conference, Masonic Temple, Toronto, Sept. 8, 1978)
Cabana Room, Toronto, 1980
Installation shots, miscellaneous
Graphic design
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Container IHomogeneous II
Other peoples
Transparent slides
Opaque slides

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SERIES 4 - Graphic Design : Publications

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How we see, what we see. - Toronto: The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, 1986.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-921047-08-8
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Equivalent worlds: the figurative paintings of John Clark - Windsor: Art Gallery of Windsor, 1979-1988. 1988.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-919837-18-2
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Art Metropole: artists VHS videotape series 1990 catalogue. - Toronto: Art Metropole, 1990.
Item is a sales catalogue designed by David Buchan for Art Metropole.
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Video Catalogue: Art Metropole 1985/86. - Toronto: Art Metropole, 1985.
Item is a sales catalogue designed by David Buchan for Art Metropole.
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Richard Deacon, Tom Dean, Remo Salvadori, Alison Wilding. - Windsor: Art Gallery of Windsor & Gregory Salzman, 1988.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-919837-11-5
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Utensile, paradise: Richard Truhlar. - Toronto: Aya Press, 1987.
Item is a book of poetry by Richard Truhlar. The cover was designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-920544-49-5
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Transmissions. - Cambridge: Cambridge Library/Art Centre, 1982.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
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Screenings. - Lethbridge: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 1990.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan. Cover title: Ginette Legaré.
ISBN 0-921613-23-7
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Fire + ice. - Toronto: Chromazone/Chromatique, 1986.
Item is an exhibition catalogue. The cover was designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 920363-04-X
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Chris Cran: loved by millions. - Windsor: Art Gallery of Windsor, 1989.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-919837-20-4
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Temporal icons. - Toronto: Mercer Union and A.R.C., 1987.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
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Annette Messager: faire des histories = making up stories. - Toronto: Mercer Union, Cold City Gallery, 1991.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-921527-12-8
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The figure: a selection of Canadian painting 1983-84. - Burlington: Burlington Cultural Centre, 1984.
Item is an exhibition catalogue.
ISBN 0-919752-01-2
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Interiors = Tableaux. - Burlington: Burlington Cultural Centre, 1985.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-919752-04-7
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A commonwealth. - Toronto: The Funnel, 1984.
Item is a catalogue which accompanied a film series held at the Funnel Experimental Film Theatre, A Space, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, 2-18 November 1984. David Buchan oversaw the design, production and catalogue series co-ordination.
ISBN 0-920555-00-4
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The new American cinema - Toronto: The Funnel, 1956-1960. 1984.
Item is a catalogue which accompanied a film series held at the Funnel Experimental Film Theatre, Toronto, 30 November-14 December 1984. David Buchan oversaw the design, production and catalogue series co-ordination.
ISBN 0-920555-01-2
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Signal approach. - Toronto: The Funnel, 1984.
Item is a catalogue which accompanied a video series held at the Funnel Experimental Film Theatre, Toronto, 9 January - 13 March 1985. David Buchan oversaw the design, production and catalogue series co-ordination.
ISBN 0-920555-02-0
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The displaced narrator. - Toronto: The Funnel, 1985.
Item is a catalogue which accompanied a film series shown at the Funnel Film Theatre, Toronto, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, 22 February-22 March 1985. David Buchan oversaw the design, production and catalogue series co-ordination.
ISBN 0-920555-03-9
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Cache du cinema: discovering Toronto filmmakers. - Toronto: The Funnel, 1985.
Item is a catalogue which accompanied a film series shown at the Funnel Film Theatre, Toronto, 11 January-19 April 1985. David Buchan oversaw the design, production and catalogue series co-ordination.
ISBN 0-920555-06-3
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The interpretation of architecture. - Toronto: YYZ, 1986.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-920397-05-0
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German video and performance. - Toronto: A Space, 1980.
Item is an exhibition catalogue. David Buchan was responsible for the design/layout of the catalogue.
ISBN 0-9690645-1-9
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Questions and answers. - Toronto: CARFAC, 1990.
Item is a booklet published by CARFAC (Canadian Artists' Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens) outlining the proposed mandate of the CARFAC Copyright Collective (CCC).
ISSN 0842-1846 (Art Action). - ISSN 0827-375X (CARO Bulletin)
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Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre catalogue supplement 1985. - Toronto: Canadian Filmmakers Distributions Centre, 1985.
Item is a sales catalogue.
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Gallery 44, centre for contemporary photography: 10th anniversary exhibition. - Toronto: Gallery 44, 1990.
Item is an exhibition handout designed by David Buchan.
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Fuse, Vol. IX, No. 4, (December/January 1986).
Item is a Canadian periodical magazine dealing with cultural studies/issues. The cover design and artwork for this issue was produced by David Buchan.
ISSN 0226-8086
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Evergon 1971-1987. - Ottawa: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, 1988.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-88884-553-7
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Information for artists: a practical guide for visual artists. - Toronto: Canadian Artists' Representation Ontario, 1989.
Item is a resource/reference tool for visual artists. The cover was designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-919379-13-3
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Subjects in pictures. - Toronto: YYZ, 1984.
Item is an exhibition catalogue. David Buchan was responsible for the design and production of the catalogue.
ISBN 0-920397-02-6
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Some versions of pastoral. - Toronto: The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, 1986.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-921047-14-2
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Territories. - Toronto: YYZ, 1985.
Item is an exhibition catalogue designed by David Buchan.
ISBN 0-920397-04-2
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Fratura narrative propria = Fracture narrative self = Fracture narration le soi.
Item is an exhibition catalogue.

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SERIES 15 - Monographs

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Performance by artists / edited by AA Bronson and Peggy Gale. - Toronto: Art Metropole, 319 p.: ill. 1979:
Item consists of a series of critical essays on performance art and artists. A discussion of David Buchan's performance pieces, together with a photographic reproduction of David Buchan as Lamonte del Monte in his "Fruit Cocktails" performance piece, is featured on pages 296-297.
ISBN 0-920956-00-9
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Peter Bowyer, David Buchan, Tom Dean, Robert Flack, Eldon Garnet, Brian Groombridge, Garry Neill Kennedy, Dyan Marie, Al McWilliams, Susan Schelle, Brian Scott, Ian Wallace, Shirley Yanover. - Toronto: Cold City Gallery, [1989?].
Item is a limited edition artist work portfolio produced by Cold City Gallery, Toronto. Consists of original art works.

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SERIES 16 - Periodicals

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Western Front Magazine. - (October 1988).
Item is a Canadian periodical produced by the Western Front, Vancouver. This issue contains announcements for David Buchan's "The Lamonte del Monte story" performance piece, performed at the Western Front, Vancouver, 5 October 1980, in addition to an exhibition of David's work at the Front Gallery, 4-21 October 1988. A photographic reproduction of David Buchan's "Together we can be alone" piece is also included in this publication.
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Slate Gallery Guide. - Vol. 2, No. 2 (February 1981).
Item is a monthly publication featuring Toronto gallery listings. David Buchan's exhibition "Roots" at YYZ, Toronto is listed together with a photographic reproduction of his "Lamonte del Monte's family tree" piece.
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Presentations in the Arts, 1979-80. (Calgary: Glenbow Museum, 1979).
Item is a museum publication listing upcoming performances and lectures. An announcement for David Buchan's performance "The Lamonte del Monte story, chapters 1 & 2" in conjunction with his solo exhibition at the Glenbow Museum is included in this issue.
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Centerfold. - No. 7 & 8 (1977).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. A brief review of David Buchan's Geek/Chic illustrated lecture is featured in this issue.
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Centerfold. - Vol. 3, No. 1 (December 1978).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. This issue features articles on the performances/video works which were part of the Fifth Network Conference, Tele-Performance series, held in Toronto, September 7-10, 1978. An article by Colin Campbell entitled "David Buchan: Lamonte del Monte and The Fruit Cocktails", discusses David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 8 September 1978, pp. 29-32.
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Release. - No. 2 (February 1980).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. A brief review of David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" exhibition at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, is included in this issue, pp. 20-21.
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Parallelogramme. - Vol. 6, No. 3 (January/February 1981).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine the cover of which features a photographic reproduction of a piece from David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" artwork, cover photograph by Jorge Zontal. A listing of upcoming exhibitions at Mercer Union, Toronto, on p. 12 cites David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" exhibition which was circulated by the Glenbow Museum.
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lightworks. - No. 18 (Winter 1986-87).
Item is an American art periodical magazine. This issue features photographic reproductions of David Buchan's "Menswear: a brief history" on pp. 24-25.
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Photocommunique. - Vol. 8, No. 3 (Fall 1986).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. Images from David Buchan's "Menswear: a brief history" artwork are reproduced on pp. 15-21.
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Vie des arts. - Vol. XXI, No. 86 (Spring 1977).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. This issue contains an article written by David Buchan entitled "Femmes artistes invitées célébration rituelle", trans. Gilles Rioux, on pp. 20-22. The original English text is reproduced on pp. 86-88.
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Annual Report 1991-92. - Winnipeg: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1992.
Item is an annual report for the Winnipeg Art Gallery. A description of recent acquisitions by the gallery features a short text and photographic reproduction of David Buchan's work entitled "Halo, 1989".
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Impulse. - Vol. 9, No. 1 (Spring 1981).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. Photographic reproductions of David Buchan's "Lamonte del Monte's album covers" piece are featured on pp. 22-23.
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Impressions. - 30 (Winter/Spring 1983).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. This issue features a photographic reproduction of David Buchan's artwork entitled "Active/Passive" on pp. 4-5.
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artscanada. - No. 234/235 (April/May 1980).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. "David Buchan: Modern Fashions", an article by Nancy Tousley, reviews David Buchan's exhibition "Modern Fashions" shown at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, 15 December 1979-10 February 1980, pp. 34-35.
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Fuse. - Vol. 4, No. 3 (March 1980).
Item is a Canadian periodical magazine concerned with cultural issues/studies. An article by Clive Robertson entitled "Casual but continuous" provides a critical review of David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" exhibition shown at the Glenbow Museum, pp. 169-170.
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Macleans. - Vol. 92, No. 45 (November 5, 1979).
Item is a Canadian periodical magazine. An article by John Bentley Mays entitled "But is it art?" discusses the contemporary art scene and includes a discussion of David Buchan's artwork, pp. 52-65.
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Interface. - Vol. 3, No. 2 (March 1980).
Item is a Canadian periodical magazine. A review of David Buchan's exhibition "Modern Fashions" at the Glenbow Museum is featured in an article by Donna McAlear entitled "Killing time with Modern Fashions: the wardrobe art of David Buchan", pp. 38-40.
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artscanada. - No. 216/217 (October/November 1977).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. An article by Robert Handforth entitled "A Space/Forest City exchange" reviews two group exhibitions shown at A Space and Forest City Gallery respectively, pp. 48-50. David Buchan's slide show lecture "Geek/Chic" was part of the A Space exhibition and is mentioned in the article. In addition, a photographic reproduction from "Geek/Chic" has been used to illustrate the article.
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Artforum. - Vol. IX, No. 11, (September 1980).
Item is an American art periodical magazine. Nancy Princentahl reviews the group exhibition "Seven Toronto Artists" shown at Artists Space, New York. David Buchan participated in this show and is cited in Princenthal's article, p. 73.
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Parachute. - 23 (été/summer 1981).
Item is a Canadian art periodical magazine. Goldie Rans provides a review of the group exhibition "The Mask of Objectivity/Subjective Images," shown at the McIntosh Gallery, London, 4 February-1 March 1981, on pp. 42-44. David Buchan's artwork shown in the exhibition is discussed by Rans in her article.
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Actuel. - No. 12 (October 1980).
Item is a French popular culture magazine. This issue contains an advertisement for David Buchan's "Modern Fashions" exhibition at the Centre culturel canadien, Paris, 26 September-2 November 1980, p. 6.
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Wiener. - (June 1981).
Item is an Austrian popular culture magazine. A brief discussion of performances by David Buchan and Pat Oleszko under the heading "Can art be fun and still be art?" is featured on p. 5.
Text, except for the title, in German.
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File. - Vol. 4, No. 2, (Fall 1979).
Item is an artist produced periodical featuring satirical popular culture commentary. A photograph of David Buchan is featured on p. 60.
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File. - Vol. 3, No. 3, (Spring 1977).
Item is an artist produced periodical featuring satirical popular culture commentary. This issue features photographic reproductions from David Buchan's "Geek/Chic" piece, photography by Michael Robertson, pp. 46-49.
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The Body Politic. - No. 72 (April 1981).
Item is a Toronto gay community newspaper. An article by Martha Fleming entitled "Lamonte del Monte: excess, Hollywood-style", discusses David Buchan's artwork, pp. 32-33.
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Only Paper Today. - Vol. 2, No. 5, (February 1975).
Item is a monthly publication devoted to writing about art in Ontario. An article by Dawn Darling entitled "Roman Polanski's Chinatown" has been annotated by David Buchan with "Au Contraire" related musings.
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Only Paper Today. - Vol. 4, No. 5 (July 1977).
Item is a bi-monthly tabloid on the arts. This issue features an interview with David Buchan by Elke Steltner discussing his Geek/Chic performance piece. In addition, an article by Douglas Orb discusses David's Geek/Chic performance piece.

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SERIES 17 - Exhibition Catalogues

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Kunstler aus Kanada: raume und installationen. - Stuttgart: Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, 1983.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group exhibition which David Buchan participated in. The exhibition was shown at the Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 10 February-20 March 1983.
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7 Toronto artists. - New York: Artists Space, 1980.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group show which David Buchan participated in. The exhibition was shown at Artists Space, New York, New York, 5 April-10 May 1980.
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A Space at 222 warehouse. - Toronto: A Space/Art Gallery at Harbourfront, 1980.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group show which David Buchan participated in. The exhibition was organized by A Space and shown at 222 Warehouse, Harbourfront, Toronto, in conjunction with the Toronto International Art Fair, Art Toronto '80, 4-7 July 1980. This item has been extracted from the Art Toronto '80 guidebook.
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Art Toronto '80. - Toronto: Art Magazine Inc., 1980.
Item is the Art Toronto '80 guidebook which was published in conjunction with the Toronto International Art Fair held 4-7 July 1980. The A Space at 222 Warehouse exhibition catalogue is featured on pp. 115-152.
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Mannersm: a theory of culture. - Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1982.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group show which David Buchan participated in. The exhibition was shown at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, 27 March-25 April 1982.
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David Buchan: inside the image. - Toronto: The Power Plant, 1993.
Item is an exhibition catalogue which accompanied a solo exhibition of David Buchan's artwork which was shown at The Power Plant, Toronto, 7 May-6 September 1993.
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Modern Fashions or an introduction to the language of partial seduction. - Calgary: Glenbow Museum of Art, 1979.
Item is an exhibition catalogue which accompanied a solo exhibition of David Buchan's artwork shown at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, 15 December 1979-10 February 1980.
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Curatorial laboratory project #3: word perfect. - Hamilton: Art Gallery of Hamilton, 1991.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group exhibition which David Buchan was not a participant in, however, p. 21 features a photographic reproduction of David Buchan's piece entitled "Halo, 1990" together with a textual discussion of the work on p. 18.
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Public exposures: one decade of contemporary Canadian photography. - Toronto: Toronto Photographers Workshop, 1990.
Item is an exhibition catalogue produced on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of The Photography Gallery, Harbourfront, Toronto. A photographic reproduction of David Buchan's "My summer vocation, 1981" is featured on p. 36 and is accompanied by a discussion of the work on p. 52.
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Image nation 26: new Canadian photography. - Toronto: Canadian Centre of Photography and Film, 1982.
Item is an exhibition catalogue which accompanied a group exhibition curated for the Canadian Centre of Photography and Film. David Buchan's artwork entitled "Roots: Lamonte Del Monte's family tree, 1981" is reproduced on pp. 36-39 and is accompanied by a textual discussion of the work on p. 4.
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The mask of objectivity: subjective images. - London: McIntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, 1981.
Item is an exhibition catalogue for a group exhibition which David Buchan participated in. The exhibition was shown at the McIntosh Gallery, London, 4 February-1 March 1981.

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SERIES 18 - Moving Images

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Fruit cocktails. - 7 Sept. 1978. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): Master, col., 3/4 in., Sony KCA 60, sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978. The performance was part of the Fifth Network Video Conference held in Toronto 7-10 September 1978. The "Fruit Cocktails" performance featured David Buchan as Lamonte del Monte and was hosted by Red Sublime. Additional performers were Murray Ball, Anya Varda, The Pineapples, The Clichettes, and The Fruit Cups.
Art Metropole label on cassette.
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Fruit cocktails. - Original Recording Dubbed 7 Sept. 1978, 1979-08-30. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): First Generation Dub, col., 3/4 in., Sony KCA 30, sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978.
Title on label: Fruit Cocktails, David Buchan, 792861.
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Fruit cocktails. - Original Recording 7 Sept. 1978. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): Dub, col., 3/4 in., Scotch UCA 30, sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978.
Title on label: D Buchan, Fruit Cocktails, colour, sound.
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Fruit Cocktails. - Original Recording 7 Sept. 1978. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): Dub, col., 1/2 in., Sony T-120, sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978.
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Fruit cocktails. - 7 Sept. 1978. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): Original, col., 1/2 in., sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978.
Art Metropole label on cassette.
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Fruit cocktails. (Cassette Label - 7 Sept. 1978. 1978-09-09) - 1 video cassette (22 min.): Master, b & w, 3/4 in., Sony KCS 20, si.
Partial recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978. This is a silent recording of a significant portion of the performance. It is unedited and the camera is stationary. Occasional zooms provide the only shifts in perspective. Due to the position of the camera, only a portion of the stage is visible and parts of the performance remain unseen (off-screen).
Credits: Camera 2, Colin Campbell.
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Fruit cocktails. - 7 Sept. 1978. - 1 video cassette (30 min.): Master, b & w, 3/4 in., Sony KCA 60, sd.
Recording of David Buchan's "Fruit Cocktails" performance at the Masonic Temple, Toronto, 7 September 1978. This recording is unedited and the camera is stationary. Occasional zooms provide the only shifts in perspective. Due to the position of the camera, only a portion of the stage is visible and parts of the performance remain unseen (off-screen).
Title on cassette: David Buchen [sic], Colin, Cam 2, 9/9/78.
Credits: Camera 1, Lisa Steele.
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Lamont's bedroom. - 14 July 1980. - 1 video cassette (22 min.): Original, col., 1/2 in., si.
Tape features David Buchan's installation piece entitled "Lamont del Monte's bedroom" which was part of the A Space exhibition at 222 Warehouse, Harbourfront, Toronto. The A Space exhibition was part of "Art Toronto '80", Toronto International Art Fair, which took place 4-7 July 1980. The video documents David Buchan arranging the objects in the installation.
Title on label: July 14/80, 222 Warehouse, Monte's Bedroom, no audio, Canada Council Camera-Trinity-Sonydeck.
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Monte's bedroom. - 14 July 1980. - 1 video cassette (4 min.): Original, col., 3/4 in., Sony KCA 30, si.
Tape features David Buchan's installation piece entitled "Lamonte del Monte's bedroom". The video documents David Buchan arranging objects in the installation. Art Metropole label on cassette.
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Lamont's bedroom. - 14 July 1980. - 1 video cassette (22 min.): Dub (?), col., 3/4 in., Sony KCA 20, si.
Tape features David Buchan's installation piece entitled "Lamont del Monte's bedroom". The video documents David Buchan arranging objects in the installation. Art Metropole label on cassette.
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The Dishes: Nightmusic/ Director Richard Johnson, 26 Aug. 1977 - Toronto: TV Ontario (Broadcaster), - 2 Dec. 1977. - 1 video cassette (29 min.): Dub, col., 1/2 in., sd.
Tape consists of a concert performance by the musical group The Dishes, featuring Murray Ball as lead singer of the band. Concert performed and recorded at University College, University of Toronto on 26 August 1977. Tape recorded from a broadcast on TV Ontario on 2 December 1977.
Credits: vocals, Murray Ball; guitar, vocals, Scott Davey; drums, Steven Davey; saxophone, Michael LaCroix; piano, Glenn Schellenberg.
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The Dishes: Nightmusic/ Director Richard Johnson, 26 Aug. 1977 - Toronto: TV Ontario (Broadcaster), 2 Dec. 1977. - 1 video cassette (29 min.): Dub, col., 3/4 in., Sony KCA 30, sd.
Tape consists of a concert performance by the musical group The Dishes, featuring Murray Ball as lead singer of the band. Concert performed and recorded at University College, University of Toronto on 26 August 1977. Tape recorded from a broadcast on TV Ontario on 2 December 1977.
Credits: vocals, Murray Ball; guitar, vocals, Scott Davey; drums, Steven Davey; saxophone, Michael LaCroix; piano, Glenn Schellenberg.
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David Buchan: Man-About-Town: A videotape accompanying the exhibition/ by Elizabeth Chitty, (for) Elizabeth Chitty & The Grimsby Public Art Gallery. 1996 - 1 video cassette (24 min.): Master, Col., 1/2 in., 3M T30, sd.
Short documentary produced by Elizabeth Chitty and the Grimsby Public Art Gallery to accompany the exhibition "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which was curated by Chitty in 1996 and celebrated the life and work of David Buchan. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996. The documentary features interviews with Buchan's colleagues and friends as well as excerpts from Buchan's various performances and stockshots of some of his photographic art.
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David Buchan interviews, tape 1/ by Elizabeth Chitty, 9 Apr. 1996. - 1 cassette (19 min): Original, col., Betacam, Fuji M321SP, sd.
Interview with Paul Ornstein for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name current by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan interviews, tape 2/ by Elizabeth Chitty, 9 Apr. 1996. - 1 cassette (26 min): Original, col., Betacam, Fuji M321SP, sd.
Interview with Oliver Girling for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan interviews, tape 3/ by Elizabeth Chitty, 10 Apr. 1996. - 1 cassette (27 min): Original, col., Betacam, Fuji M321SP, sd.
Interviews with Colin Campbell and Elke Towne for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan interviews, tape 4/ by Elizabeth Chitty, 10 Apr. 1996. - 1 cassette (21 min): Original, col., Betacam, Fuji M321SP, sd.
Interview with Dawn Eagle for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan interviews, tape 5/ by Elizabeth Chitty, 10 Apr. 1996. - 1 cassette (22 min): Original, col., Betacam, Fuji M321SP, sd.
Interview with Jane Buyers for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan: Man-About-Town, Andy Fabo Interview/ by Elizabeth Chitty, May 1996. - 1 cassette (18 min): Original, col., Hi-8, Fuji M221E, sd.
Interview with Andy Fabo for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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David Buchan: Man-About-Town, Andy Fabo Interview/ by Elizabeth Chitty, May 1996. - 1 cassette (18 min): Dub, col., 1/2 in., Fuji HQ120, sd.
Copy of Interview with Andy Fabo for the short documentary "David Buchan: Man-About-Town," which accompanied the exhibition of the same name curated by Elizabeth Chitty in 1996 in memorial of Buchan's life and work. The exhibition ran from 9 June - 7 July 1996 at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery. Excerpts from this interview were used to make the Master copy.
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Pick-Up/ by Margaret Dragu (for) Margaret Dragu & Visus, 1976. - 1 Video cassette (12 min.): Dub, b & w, 3/4 in., sd.
A series of excerpts from the film Pick-Up featuring David Buchan. The images on the recording are greatly deteriorated.
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Waterfront/ by Carol McBride. - [198?]. - 1 film strip: sd., col.; 35 mm.
Film was screened at the Festival of Festivals, September 1986. David Buchan designed the mailer announcing the screenings of this film.

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SERIES 19 - Sound Recordings

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The Lamonte del Monte story. - 5 Oct. 1988. - 1 audio cassette (30 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape contains the recording of a live performance by David Buchan of "The Lamonte del Monte story" at the Western Front, Vancouver, 5 October 1988.
Recording on side A.
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The Lamonte del Monte story. - [198-]. - 1 audio cassette (30 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape features the soundtrack for David Buchan's performance piece "The Lamonte del Monte story".
Recording on side A.
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Lamonte del Monte story: 1 & 11. - Jan. 1981. - 1 audio cassette (30 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape features the soundtrack for David Buchan's performance piece "The Lamonte del Monte story".
Recording on side 1.
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Lamonte's bedroom tape. - [198-]. - 1 audio cassette (90 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape contains the soundtrack for David Buchan's installation piece "Lamonte del Monte's bedroom".
Recording on sides 1 and 2.
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Au Contraire. - Sept. 1982. - 1 audio cassette (25 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape features the soundtrack for David Buchan's performance piece "Au Contraire".
Recording on Side A.
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Menswear: a brief history. - 11 June 1984. - 1 audio cassette (50 min.); 0.7 cm.
Tape contains the soundtrack for David Buchan's performance piece "Menswear: a brief history".
Recording on sides A and B.
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Toronto: the beautiful city / produced and arranged by Paul James Zaza; writer, Joe Pipino; performer, Lee Tasson'e. - 1982. - on 1 side of audio disc (3:11 min.): 45 rpm; 17.5 cm.
The song Toronto: the beautiful city was included as part of the soundtrack for David Buchan's "Menswear: a brief history" performance piece.
2 audio reels.

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