A Finding Aid to the Maurice Tuchman Interviews, 1976, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tuchmaur
Creators:
Tuchman, Maurice
Dates:
1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The interviews conducted by curator Maurice Tuchman measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1976. The collection is a series of interviews with thirteen persons associated with the painter Richard Diebenkorn, including Diebenkorn's wife, his friends, as well as collectors, art historians, and others. The interviews were conducted in conjunction with the 1977 exhibition, "Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943-1976" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The interviews conducted by curator Maurice Tuchman measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1976. The collection is a series of interviews with thirteen persons associated with the painter Richard Diebenkorn, including Diebenkorn's wife, his friends, as well as collectors, art historians, and others. The interviews were conducted in conjunction with the 1977 exhibition, "Richard Diebenkorn: Paintings and Drawings, 1943-1976" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as one series.
  • Series 1: Interviews, 1976 (0.4 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Maurice Tuchman (1936- ) was the curator of 20th Century art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Tuchman was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He attended City University of New York for his undergraduate studies and completed a PhD in art history at Columbia University. In 1964, he became the curator of 20th century art at LACMA, where he has established the Art and Technology program and showcased Southern California artists.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Some of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for research access in 2013 and are available at Archives of American Art offices.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art by Maurice Tuchman in 1988.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum curators -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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