University of Texas at Austin

Carl Chiarenza:

An Inventory of His Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Chiarenza, Carl, 1935-
Title: Carl Chiarenza Photography Collection
Dates: 1955-2000
Extent: 38 items
Abstract: Thirty-eight photographic works by Carl Chiarenza (American, 1935- ).
Call Number: Photography Collection PH-02613
Language: English
Access: Special permission, plus advance notice, is required to access this unprocessed collection. To make an appointment, please contact the Center's staff at

Administrative Information

Acquisition: Gift of the artist, 2015 (15-02-001-G)
Processed by: HRC Staff, 2017

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of thirty-eight photographic works by Carl Chiarenza (American, born 1935) and includes thirty-one gelatin silver prints, two gelatin silver diptychs, two gelatin silver triptychs, and two Polacolor prints. All titles listed are those of the artist.

Related Material

The Carol Bergé Papers at the Harry Ransom Center contain correspondence with Carl Chiarenza.

Index Terms


Chiarenza, Carl.


Photography, Abstract--1950-2000.
Photography, Artistic--1950-2000.

Document Types

Dye diffusion transfer prints.
Gelatin silver prints.
Instant camera photographs.
Photographic prints.

Item List