Query: Saar, Betye
Oral history interview with Robert Colescott
Creators:
Colescott, Robert, 1925-2009
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1999 April 14
Size:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.colesc99
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Colescott conducted 1999 April 14, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, at his studio, in Tucson, Arizona.

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Evangeline J. Montgomery papers
Creators:
Montgomery, Evangeline J.
Dates:
1928-2018
Size:
26.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.montevan
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American artist, curator, and arts administrator Evangeline "EJ" Montgomery measure 26.1 linear feet and date from 1929-2019. The papers relate to Montgomery's career and involvement in the African American art scene in California and Washington, D.C. The collection includes biographical materials consisting of calendars and appointment books, certificates and awards, records regarding Montgomery's personal art collection, resumes and biographies, and other personal records; correspondence with colleagues and friends such as Benny Andrews, Willis Bing Davis, Edmund Barry Gaither, Eugene Grigsby, Dele Jegede, Samella Lewis, Nzegwu Nkiru, and A.M. Weaver; professional activity files documenting Montgomery's career as a consultant, curator, member, and volunteer for a myriad of organizations including the American Association for State and Local History, National Conference of Artists, and the Oakland Museum; and research files and notes on African and African American arts and history, Black media, Black photographers, the museum profession, and the artists Betye Saar, Lois Mailou Jones, Nike Davies-Okundaye, Romare Bearden, Ruth Waddy, Sam Gilliam, and Sargent Johnson. Also included are files regarding Montgomery's career as an artist containing material on the Brandywine Workshop, interviews with Floyd Coleman and for The Historymakers, sales and consignment records, and other material; printed and documentary material consisting of art reproductions, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and posters regarding Montgomery and other African American artists; artwork by Montgomery, including student sketchbooks, and others; photographic material of Montgomery, friends and colleagues, events, personal snapshots, and works of art; and unidentified audiovisual material.

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[Photographs of artists taken by Mimi Jacobs, photographer]
Creators:
Jacobs, Mimi
Dates:
1971-1981
Size:
140 Items (photographic prints, b&w)
Collection ID:
AAA.jacomimi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of artists, many from the San Francisco Bay Area, taken by Mimi Jacobs.

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Photographs of Southern California artists / Arnold Chanin, photographer
Creators:
Chanin, Arnold
Dates:
1969-2007
Size:
121 Photographic prints (b&w ; color, 8 x 10 in. 11 x 14 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.chanarno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Southern California artists, taken by Arnold Chanin.

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Fidel Danieli papers
Creators:
Danieli, Fidel
Dates:
1962-1987
Size:
8.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.danifide
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Los Angeles art critic and writer, art historian, professor, collector, and artist Fidel Danieli (1938-1988) measure 8.4 linear feet and date from 1962 to 1987. Found within the papers are writing and research files, and 108 sound recordings of interviews with or about 45 Los Angeles artists conducted by Danieli in 1974-1975 for the U.C.L.A. oral history project "L.A. Community Artists." There are also sound recordings of art performances and art talks, and printed materials, including numerous exhibition announcements.

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Eldzier Cortor Papers
Creators:
Cortor, Eldzier, 1916-
Dates:
circa 1930s-2015
bulk 1972-2015
Size:
3.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.corteldz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and printmaker Eldzier Cortor measure 3.1 linear feet and date from circa 1930s to 2015, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1972 to 2015. The papers contain biographical material, correspondence, professional files, exhibition and gallery files, writings, printed material, artwork, and photographs.

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Linda Freeman papers
Creators:
Freeman, Linda, 1941-
Dates:
1971-2015
bulk 1990-2011
Size:
32.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.freelind
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of multimedia artist and filmmaker Linda Freeman measure 32.9 linear feet and date from 1971-2015, with the bulk of the material dating from 1990-2011. The collection primarily consists of the production archives of Freeman's video documentary production company L and S Video, producer of 27 short subject documentaries on contemporary American art and artists. Subjects include Emma Amos, Benny Andrews, Romare Bearden, Charles Burchfield, Elizabeth Catlett, Chuck Close, Robert Colescott, Jimmy and Max Ernst, Red Grooms, Jacob Lawrence, Richard Mayhew, Howardena Pindell, Horace Pippin, Faith Ringgold, and Betye and Alison Saar. Additional documentaries on subjects other than single artists include works on Luba artists of Central Africa, the creative process (on Freeman and five other artists featured in other documentaries in the collection), mixed media artists (on Alvin Loving, Flo Oy Wong, and Alison Saar), self-taught artists (on William Hawkins, Bill Traylor, and Grandma Moses), and a six-part series on art subjects for children called I Can Fly.

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Marva Marrow photographs relating to Inside the L.A. Artist
Creators:
Marrow, Marva, 1948-
Dates:
1986-1988
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.marrmarv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Marva Marrow photographs relating to Inside the L.A. Artist meaures 2.3 linear feet and dates from 1986-1988. The collection contains Marrow's photographs and negatives, including outtakes taken for her book Inside the L.A. Artist, 1988, which includes images of and statements by 82 Los Angeles artists. Also included in the collection are a biographical …

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Contemporary Afro-American Women Artists exhibition records
Creators:
Women's Caucus for Art
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.womecaua
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of material submitted by 46 African American artists to the National Women's Caucus for Art for the unrealized Contemporary Afro-American Women Artists exhibition. Materials include biographical information, statements about their art, photographs of the women and their work, and printed material. Artists included are: Rose A. Auld …

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Oral history interview with Rachel Rosenthal
Creators:
Rosenthal, Rachel, 1926-
Roth, Moira
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project
Dates:
1989 September 2-3
Size:
120 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rosent89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Rachel Rosenthal conducted 1989 September 2-3, by Moira Roth, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project, in Los Angeles, Calif. Rosenthal recounts growing up in Paris; her family; their flight from Paris in 1940; living in Brazil; moving to New York …

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