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Danieli, Fidel, 1938-1988  Search this
Saar, Betye  Search this
Rosenthal, Rachel  Search this
Smith, Alexis  Search this
Pettibone, Richard  Search this
McLaughlin, John  Search this
Plagens, Peter  Search this
Pettibone, Shirley  Search this
Krasnow, Peter  Search this
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Lloyd, Gary  Search this
Langsner, Jules  Search this
Bell, Larry  Search this
Antin, David  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Delano, Annita  Search this
Berman, Wallace  Search this
Brigante, Nicholas P.  Search this
Bettelheim, Judith  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Graham, Robert  Search this
Flavin, Dan  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 3 series. Series 1: Writing and Research Files, 1962-1987 (3.2 linear feet; Boxes 1-4) Series 2: Los Angeles Artist Interviews and Performances, 1974-1975 (3.1 linear feet; Boxes 4-7) Series 3: Printed Material, 1969-1985 (2.1 linear feet; Boxes 7-9)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Fidel Danieli papers, 1962-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
A few of the sound recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources Hidden Collections grant program.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Fidel Danieli (1938-1988) was an art critic and writer, art historian, educator, and artist based in Los Angeles, California. Danieli received his B.A. in 1960 and M.A. in 1965 from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). For nearly 22 years, he taught at the Los Angeles Valley College in Van Nuys. He also taught and lectured at the California State College in Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley State College in Northridge.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
The Fidel Danieli papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1990 by Sage Stormcreek, executor of Danieli's estate.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art