Fonds LA.SC158 - Murray Favro fonds

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Murray Favro fonds


  • [195-]-[200-] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

Approximately 70 cm of textual records and graphic material.

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Murray Favro is a sculptor based in London, Ontario and known for his multimedia installations and his work with the Nihilist Spasm Band, of which he is a founding member.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

AGO credit line: Gift of Murray Favro, 2010

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Scope and content

Fonds contains notes, sketches and plans for artwork by Murray Favro; correspondence with curators, dealers and others; and related documents and ephemera.

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Conditions governing access

Open. Access to Special Collections is by appointment. Please contact the reference desk for more information.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright is held by the creator. Copyright belonging to other parties, such as that of photographs, may still rest with the creator of these items. It is the researcher’s responsibility to obtain permission to publish any part of the fonds.

Language of material

  • English

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Language and script notes

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Finding aids

An inventory exists for this fonds. Please contact the reference desk for more information.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 12 July 2019


  • English



Archivist's note

Preliminary description created by Amy Furness.

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