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James Huber, Michael Hossner, and Dino Vinti papers, 1950-1993, bulk 1983-1989

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Huber, James, 1950-1988  Search this
Hossner, Michael, 1954-1990  Search this
Dino Vinti, 1958-1989  Search this
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Physical Description:
3.1 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 3 series. Series 1: James Huber papers (1.0 linear foot; Box 1, OV 5) Series 2: Michael Hossner papers (0.7 linear feet; Box 1-2) Series 3: Dino Vinti papers (1.4 linear feet; Box 2-3, OV 6-7)
Access Note / Rights:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of Bay Area figurative artists James Huber and Michael Hossner measure 3.1 linear feet and date from 1950 to 1993. This collection documents both James Huber and Michael Hossner's art careers in the San Francisco art scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Also included is material regarding Dino Vinti, an independent curator and curator at Footworks Studio, an alternative center for visual and performing arts. A bulk of this collection is comprised of personal correspondence, personal photographs, and photographs used as studies for works of art, and exhibition announcements and catalogs. The papers document the Bay Area art scene in the 1970s and 1980s of which Huber and Hossner were a part of, alternative spaces, and the devastation of the AIDS epidemic.
James Huber, Michael Hossner, and Dino Vinti papers, 1950-1993, bulk 1983-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Biography Note:
James Huber (1950-1988) and Michael Hossner (1954-1990) were Bay Area Figurative artists in San Francisco, California. Dino Vinti (1958-1989) was a independent curator and curator at Footworks Studio.
Language Note:
English .
Donated in 2021 by Lee Draper, a museum professional and consultant to philanthropy groups and non-profits, who was friends with Huber and Hossner.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Curators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art