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Oral history interview with Margaret Mallory, 1981 Oct. 25

Interviewee:
Mallory, Margaret, 1911-1998  Search this
Mallory, Margaret, 1911-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Subject:
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Story, Ala  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212303
AAA_collcode_mallor81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212303

Oral history interview with Vincent Price, 1992 Aug. 6-14

Interviewee:
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13227
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215460
AAA_collcode_price92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215460
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Steven H. Oliver, 2014 September 2-3

Interviewee:
Oliver, Steven H., 1941-  Search this
Oliver, Steven H., 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16204
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)368184
AAA_collcode_oliver14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_368184

Oral history interview with Cheech Marin, 2017 October 16-17

Interviewee:
Marin, Cheech, 1946-  Search this
Marin, Cheech, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Subject:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17519
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)391020
AAA_collcode_marin17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_391020

Oral history interview with Steven H. Oliver

Interviewee:
Oliver, Steven H.  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (2 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav)
99 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 September 2-3
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Steven H. Oliver conducted 2014 September 2-3, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project, at the Oliver & Company offices in Richmond, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Steven H. Oliver (1941- ) is an art collector and patron in Richmond, California. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California. Oliver was the Board Chair of the California College of the Arts, 1983-1987, during Frey's tenure, and is currently the president of Oliver & Company, a construction and development company, in Richmond, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 2 hr., 54 min.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.oliver14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-oliver14

Oral history interview with Margaret Mallory

Interviewee:
Mallory, Margaret, 1911-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994  Search this
Names:
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Story, Ala  Search this
Extent:
9 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 Oct. 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Margaret Mallory conducted 1981 Oct. 25, by Thomas Carr Howe, for the Archives of American Art.
Mallory speaks of the development of her interest in art and other fields; her career as a collector; and a William Merritt Chase retrospective she organized. She recalls the curator Ala Story.
Biographical / Historical:
Margaret Mallory (1911-1998) was a collector and filmmaker from Montecito, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 26 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mallor81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mallor81

Oral history interview with Vincent Price

Interviewee:
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1992 Aug. 6-14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Vincent Price conducted 1992 Aug. 6-14, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Price discusses his family and background; his college years in London and his theater work; his early career on the stage and in movies; the art world in Hollywood of the 1940s and 1950s; the relationship of Hollywood to the art world; the regional character of Los Angeles art; the influence and role of Billy Wilder, Edward G. Robinson, Charles Laughton, and others; his involvement with the Little Gallery, UCLA, the Modern Art Institute, and the Archives of American Art; and his role as a patron and collector.
Biographical / Historical:
Vincent Price (1911-1993) was an actor and art collector and patron from Los Angeles, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 4 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.price92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-price92

Oral history interview with Cheech Marin

Interviewee:
Marin, Cheech  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (sound files (3 hr., 27 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
141 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2017 October 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Cheech Marin conducted 2017 October 17-18, by Josh T. Franco, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Marin's home, in Pacific Palisades, California.
Mr. Marin discusses growing up as a young Chicano in South Central Los Angeles and Granada Hills, California, and his early exposure to the liturgical art of the Catholic Church; his family's use of altars in their homes; his cousins and their independent studies as schoolchildren and his particular focus on art history and classical music; the discouragement by a teacher at at young age to pursue doing art work himself; his early collections of sports memorabilia and ephemera; his wife Natasha Rubin, the pianist, and his former wife Patti Heid, the painter, and his children; his initial interests in Chicano art and the beginnings of his art collecting in this field; the concept of rasquache, especially how it applies to Chicano art; the paintings of Carlos Almaraz; his time working with clay and pottery in college, and as an assistant to the ceramist Ed Drahanchuk. Mr. Marin also describes the work being done to create The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture and Industry in Riverside, California; the importance of the early centers around the country for Chicano art, including Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas; his work in film and television; his comedy partner Tommy Chong's interest in New Guinea art; his lecture tours about Chicano art; his assistant Melissa Richardson Banks; the organization of the touring exhibition Chicano Visions [2001-2007]; the potential of Riverside, California as a new mecca for art; the club scene in Hollywood, California in the '70s; his time living in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and his exposure to the equestrian world; and the salons he and his wife Natasha have conducted in their home as a way to create interaction between Chicano artists and classical musicians. Mr. Marin also recalls Vincent Valdez; Steve Martin; Paul Thiebaud; George Yepes; Robert Berman; Alice Walton; Adán Hernández; Sonya Fe, as well as Stacy King; Belkis Ayón; John Russo; and Luis and Daniel Valdez, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Cheech Marin (1946- ) is an actor, writer, director, and art collector in Pacific Palisades, California. Josh T. Franco (1985- ) is the National Collector, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
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.
Restrictions:
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marin17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marin17

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