Los Angeles Museum of Art / Roger Wong Gallery records
The Los Angeles Museum of Art / Roger Wong Gallery records measure 4 linear feet and date from 1966 to 1988. Owned by Roger Wong, the gallery was located in Los Angeles, California and primarily exhibited avant-garde art. Biographical materials, correspondence, artists' files, administration records, financial and legal records, printed materials, and photographs document the gallery's operations.
Mary E. Adams letters from Wilhelm Valentiner
Letters from Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner, the first director of the Getty Museum, to his assistant, Mary E. Adams. Five letters from 1954 regard the opening of the museum; the remainder were written while Valentiner was director at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Included are typescripts of the letters.
Claire Falkenstein papers
The papers of sculptor, painter, jewelry designer, and teacher Claire Falkenstein measure 42.8 linear feet and date from 1917 to her death in 1997. There is extensive correspondence with fellow artists, collectors, critics, friends, museums, and galleries. The collection also contains biographical materials, much of it collected and organized by Falkenstein, personal and business records, writings, diaries, exhibition files, commission files, teaching files, photographs, original artwork, scrapbooks, and printed materials. There is a short motion picture film of an interview with Falkenstein featuring the windows she designed for St. Basil's Church in Los Angeles.
Museum of Contemporary Art records
Correspondence; photos of committee members, and minutes and position papers of the Artists Advisory Committee during the development that led to Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. The minutes were taken by Joyce Dever and her handwritten notes are included. Also included are newspaper and magazine articles about …
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.
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 …
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 …
Palmer Schoppe papers
Exhibition catalogs which include Schoppe from the E. Weyhe Galleries, 1936, Los Angeles Art Association, 1941 and the Denver Art Museum 49th annual, 1943; printed material on the Chouinard Art Institute, including a summer bulletin, 1940, 3 catalogs, ca. 1940s, and 1 for the Chouinard School of Motion Picture Arts;a publicity book, published material, professional and personal …
Joseph Nevadomsky Collection
9,243 Slides (color, 35 mm )
6 Prints (B/W)
8 Prints (Color)
26 Transparencies (B/W)
11 Negatives (B/W, 35 mm )
54 Color negatives (color, 35 mm )
185 Color transparencies (color, 120 mm)
This collection contains color slides, black and white negatives, and large format transparencies regarding the coronation and related rituals of the Oba of Benin, Nigeria, that span the period, 1978 to 1990, and 1997.
An Evening with the Los Angeles Modernists
A recording on two audio cassettes of "An Evening with the Los Angeles Modernists," November 7, 1990, held in conjunction with the exhibit "Turning the Tide: Early Los Angeles Moderns 1920-1950," organized by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California. Speakers include Susan Ehrlich, Paul Karlstrom, and artists Karl Benjamin, Jules …