Los Angeles County Museum records relating to the Mr. and Mrs. William Preston Harrison collections
Correspondence, 1917-1973, with curators and officials of the museum, concerning the museum, collecting and the contemporary art scene; inventories; data sheets; accession cards; deeds of gift; press releases; a speech by Harrison; a research data file (222 items) including conservation reports, condition reports, and research on the history of the paintings; an …
Los Angeles County Museum correspondence with artists
Correspondence of Los Angeles County Museum directors William A. Bryan and Frank S. Daggett, and their assistants Louise Upton, Mary Marsh, and Helen Wood, with artists Andrew Dasburg, Robert Henri, Dana Bartlett, Guy Rose, Carl Oscar Borg and others. The letters relate to exhibitions, artists' visits, thank you and congratulatory …
Post painterly abstraction : sound recordings
A panel discussion held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition "Post Painterly Abstraction," sponsored by the Contemporary Art Council.
Printed material relating to Wallace Berman and George Herms
Exhibition catalogs, announcements, and posters collected by Gail Scott during and after her time spent as assistant curator for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, regarding artists residing in Topanga Canyon, California including Wallace Berman, George Herms, and others. Two George Herms retrospective catalogs (1979 and 1984) are annotated by Herms …
Oral history interview with Kenneth Donahue
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
An interview of Kenneth Donahue conducted 1981 March18-April 17, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Maurice Tuchman interviews
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.
Oral history interview with Rita González
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
An interview with Rita González conducted 2020 August 21, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Gonzalez's home in Los Angeles, California.
The artist as social designer
Tape recording of a discussion on "The Artist as Social Designer" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Participants include Maurice Tuchman (moderator), Maria de Herrera, Scott Burton, Siah Armajani, Nancy Holt, Mary Miss, Elyn Zimmerman, Alan Sonfist, and Calvin Tomkins. Also included is a transcript of the …
Peter Plagens papers
The papers of art critic and painter Peter Plagens measure 4.9 linear feet and date from 1941-1985. Included are personal and professional correspondence; diaries; an interview of Plagens conducted by Mike Lloyd, 1977 (80 p.); photographs of Plagens, his family, studio, and art work; files on lectures, grants, fellowships, exhibitions, and a petition against …
Oral history interview with Betty M. Asher
Garver, Thomas H.
An interview of Betty M. Asher conducted 1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7, by Thomas H. Garver, for the Archives of American Art.