ARCO Center for Visual Art records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.arcocent
Creators:
ARCO Center for Visual Art
Dates:
1976-1984
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Business correspondents and files on artists and exhibitions, containing photographs, announcements, catalogs, brochures, press releases, and résumés.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The ARCO Center for Visual Art, established in 1976, was a not-for-profit gallery funded by the Atlantic Richfield Company focusing on contemporary art. The gallery was located at the Atlantic Richfield Plaza, 505 South Flower Street in Los Angeles, until its closing in 1984. Among the exhibitors were Walter Gabrielson, Joseph Raffael, Craig Kauffman, Hassel Smith, Michael Todd, Ed Ruscha, Joe Goode, Carlos Almaraz, Peter Alexander, Larry Bell, Frank Romero, Liga Pang, Don Potts, William Crutchfield, George Herms, and Herbert Bayer.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1996 by Sue Maberry, Director, Otis School of Art and Design Library, which had received the records upon the Center's closing.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Corporations -- Charitable contributions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art centers -- California -- Los Angeles Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atlantic Richfield Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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