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Creators:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Dates:
1990
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.santbarm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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 ...

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Creators:
Bear, Donald, 1905-1952
Dates:
1923-1960
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.beardona
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, writings, notes, photographs, catalogs, printed material, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Esther Bear Gallery (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
Dates:
bulk 1954-1977
1928-1985
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.estebeag
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Santa Barbara, California art gallery, Esther Bear Gallery, measure 5.7 linear feet and date from 1928 to 1985, with the bulk of the records dating from 1954 to 1977. The collection comprises administrative records that include exhibition files, photographs, records documenting the gallery's operations, and files for the Donald Bear Collection and Endowment Fund; professional correspondence with artists, clients, and galleries regarding exhibitions, sales and loans, and other business dealings; and artist files for Thomas Cornell, Antonio Frasconi, Ynez Johnston, Miguel Marina, Alfred Martinez, and Nina de Creeft Ward, among others.

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De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932
Dates:
1858-1980
bulk 1870-1930
Size:
3.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.defolock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York and California based interior designer, architect, collector and painter Lockwood de Forest measure 3.8 linear feet and date from 1858 to 1980, bulk dates 1870 to 1930. The collection includes correspondence, writings, diaries, journals, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs.

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State of the Art Productions
Dates:
c1983
Size:
1 Videocassettes (VHS) (Reference copy (30 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) (Master (30 min.), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.statofta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A documentary on the ceramist Beatrice Wood, showing her work as artist in residence at the Happy Valley Foundation, Ojai, California. Wood talks with Robert Henning, curator, Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Karyn Elizabeth Allen, curator of art, Happy Valley Foundation; Dr. June Halifax, director, Happy Valley Foundation; and others. Wood discusses h...

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Creators:
Park, David, 1911-1960
Dates:
1917-1973
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.parkdavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; artwork; sketchbooks; photographs and slides; list of works and receipts; a master's thesis; and a calendar.

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Catherine Viviano Gallery
Dates:
1930-1990
bulk 1949-1978
Size:
11.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cathvivi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.

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Creators:
Perrot, Paul N., interviewee
Dates:
2004
Size:
3 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9618
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Oral History Program is part of the Smithsonian Institution Archives. The purpose of the program is to conduct interviews with current and retired members of the Smithsonian staff who have made significant contributions, administrative and scholarly, to the Institution. The project's goal is to supplement the published record and manuscrip...

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Creators:
Story, Ala
Dates:
1941-1970
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.storala
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily research material for exhibitions organized by Story at the American British Art Center and at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Creators:
Langsner, Jules, 1911-1967
Dates:
circa 1910s-1998
bulk 1950-1967
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.langjule
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of southern California contemporary art curator, critic, and historian Jules Langsner measure 4.4 linear feet and date from circa 1910s-1998, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950-1967. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues; writings normal="1941"> travel, and works of art; and audio recordings of Langsner's lectures and eulogies given at his funeral.

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