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Artists' proofs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Proofs numbered separately from the edition, but often made at the same time as the edition, for the use of the artist. They are typically signed and marked in a special way and are usually sold at inflated prices. Artists' proofs are often the first 10 to 20 prints of a run; although the number of artists' proofs occasionally approaches that of the main edition, this practice is considered unethical.

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Paola Agosti photographs

Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario Italiano...
Dates: 1970–2020