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Oral history interview with Joni Gordon, 2002 July 8-Sept 23

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Interviewee:
Gordon, Joni, 1936-
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Subject:
Asher, Betty M.
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 4 sound cassettes (120 min.): analog.
Transcript: 61 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Joni Gordon conducted 2002 July 8-Sept. 23, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Gordon's home, Los Angeles, Calif.
She discusses her personal and educational background; the origins and purposes of Newspace Gallery; her experiences with the Ferus Gallery, Esther Robles Gallery, Frank Perls Gallery, and Felix Landau Gallery. Gordon also discusses her friendship with Betty Asher and Betty Parsons, who became her mentor in the gallery business. She relates that her interest in the promotion of local comtemporary artists led her along with her husband, Monte, and Robert Smith to organize the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA).
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Joni Gordon, 2002 July 8-Sept 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available online.
Funding:
Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by Joni Gordon. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Joni Gordon (1936- ) is the owner and director of Newspace art gallery and an art collector from Los Angeles, Calif.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators. Funding for the transcription of this interview was provided by Joni Gordon.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Gallery owners
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12888
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)236021
AAA_collcode_gordon02
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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