Oral history interview with Giuseppe Panza

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.panza85
Creators:
Panza, Giuseppe
Knight, Christopher, 1950-
Dates:
1985 Apr. 2-4
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
114 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Giuseppe Panza conducted 1985 Apr. 2-4, by Christopher Knight, for the Archives of American Art, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Scope and Contents
Panza speaks of his background and education; the development of his collecting interest; his shift of interest from European to American art; his appreciation of conceptual art; the collecting of environmental artwork; philosophical ideals and goals which influenced his collecting; and the acquisition of the Panza collection by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Giuseppe Panza (1904-1988) was an art collector from Milan, Italy.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Published in: Art of the Sixties and Seventies: The Panza Collection (New York: Rizzoli, 1987)
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by a grant from the Edythe and Eli Broad Family Foundation. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 15 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hrs., 40 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Panza, Giuseppe -- Art collections Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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