Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
18 documents - page 1 of 1

Oral history interview with Betty M. Asher

Interviewee:
Asher, Betty  Search this
Interviewer:
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Names:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Blum, Irving, 1930-  Search this
Landau, Felix, 1924-2003  Search this
Robles, Esther  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Betty M. Asher conducted 1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7, by Thomas H. Garver, for the Archives of American Art.
Asher speaks of her family; education; her marriage to Dr. Leonard Asher; buying her first prints and painting from the Associated American Artists Gallery; and early purchases at the Little, Bowinkle, and Green Galleries in Los Angeles. She discusses her interest in abstract expressionism; buying art in Mexico and New York; dealers including Irving Blum, Virginia Dwan, Paul Kantor, Felix Landau, Ernest Raboff, Esther Robles, and Ileana Sonnabend; activities and members of the Modern and Contemporary Art Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; her work for Maurice Tuchman; Walter Hopps and the Pasadena Art Museum; and exhibitions and funding of the Asher/Faure Gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Betty M. Asher (1914-1994) was an art collector and art dealer of Beverly Hills, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav file. Duration is 3 hr., 30 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.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Collectors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.asher80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-asher80

Oral history interview with Betty M. Asher, 1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7

Interviewee:
Asher, Betty M., 1914-1994  Search this
Asher, Betty M., 1914-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Subject:
Blum, Irving  Search this
Landau, Felix  Search this
Robles, Esther  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12547
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211936
AAA_collcode_asher80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211936
Online Media:

Asher-Faure Gallery

Collection Artist:
Ireland, David, 1930-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1981
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
David Ireland papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
David Ireland Papers
David Ireland Papers / Series 4: Installation Projects and Exhibition Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-ireldavi-ref98

Oral history interview with Patricia Faure

Interviewee:
Faure, Patricia, 1928-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Susan, 1942-  Search this
Names:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recording, master: 6 sound discs (5 hrs. and 20 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in)
104 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 Nov. 17-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Patricia Faure conducted 2004 Nov. 17-24, by Susan Ehrlich, for the Archives of American Art, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Faure spoke about her early childhood in Wisconsin and the family's move to California; attending Hollywood High and meeting young stars; modeling; working for Vincent Price on Saturday's during high school; moving to New York for her modeling career; her first husband Philip Peyton; classes at the New School of Social Research, New York; meeting Joseph Cornell; her return to Los Angeles in the early 1950s; Riko Mizuno and other galleries in operation before she opened Asher-Faure;photography; her marriage to Jacques Faure and living in France; her daughter Zazu, born 1965; working for Nick Wilder, and the numerous artists and actors she met through his gallery; opening Asher-Faure with Betty Asher; the growth of galleries and art museums in Southern California; collectors; art writers, including Christopher Knight, Suzanne Muchnic, David Pagel, Leah Ollman, and Holly Meyers; her shows that combine a New York gallery and an artist from that gallery, for example the André Emmerich Gallery and Franz Kline or Philip Guston; the other businesses in Bergamont Station; her enjoyment of putting up a show; dogs bringing their owners into her gallery space; the independence of the art market from the stock market; and how she has profited in many ways from this journey. Faure also recalls Man Ray, Rico Lebrun, Frank Sinatra, Larry Rivers, Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston, John Altoon, Sam Francis, Irving Blum, Peggy Moffit, Bill Claxton, Felix Landau, Everett Ellin, Maurice Tuchman, Rona Pondick, Jo Baer, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Patricia Faure (1928-2008) was a gallery owner from Los Angeles, Calif. Interviewer Susan Ehrlich: Art historian, Beverly Hills, 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Gallery owners -- California  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.faure04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-faure04

Oral history interview with Brian Daniel Butler

Interviewee:
Butler, Brian, 1961-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (sound files (9 hr., 5 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
149 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2018 June 4- August 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Brian Daniel Butler conducted 2018 June 4, 18, and August 6, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, at 1301PE Gallery in Los Angeles, California.
Mr. Butler discusses growing up in the Los Angeles area, in particular in Palos Verdes; his early introduction to studying art at ArtCenter while in high school and his initial interest in illustration; his work in the summers at the advertising firm BBDO; his time as a student at Franklin College and his travels and time spent in Germany and Switzerland as a college student; his introduction to British 20th-century art, especially the work of the artists from St. Ives; his time studying art and art history at UC Berkeley with Peter Selz, among others; his subsequent work in galleries while living in south London, including Paton Gallery; his return to Los Angeles and his work at the advertising firms Chiat/Day and TracyLocke; his continuing interest in the art world, his employment at the Los Angeles gallery Asher/Faure, and his curation of the show there titled British Art: The Literate Link; his introduction to Burnett Miller and his time as the director of the Burnett Miller Gallery; his work with Karsten Schubert on the show A Brave New World; his time in Cologne, Germany, working for a collaborative gallery owned by Miller and Claes Nordenhake in the early '90s; and the challenges presented by representing galleries at art fairs.
Mr. Butler also describes his first thoughts about starting a gallery, and on his focus on producing multiples and editions; his first gallery Brain Multiples, where he helped produce work by Thaddeus Strode, among others; his subsequent gallery 1301 where he produced exhibitions for Jorge Pardo, Diana Thater, Jason Rhoades, Pae White, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Sarah Seager, among others; the transition to his gallery 1301PE (Projects and Editions) and working with Paul McCarthy, Charles Ray, Angela Bulloch, and Fiona Banner, among others; his three years as the director of the New Zealand gallery Artspace beginning in 2005; his thoughts on the current museum and gallery scenes in Los Angeles and the world, and the changes he has seen during his years in the business.
Mr. Butler also recalls Jay Chiat; Duke Comegys; John Baldessari; Dagny Corcoran; Lynne Cooke; Tarlton Pauley Morton; Peter Morton; Fred Sandback; Ian Hamilton Finlay; Kate Ericson; Mel Ziegler; Katrina Cerio Butler, as well as Fred Fehlau; Jean Rasenberger; Meg Cranston; Wilhelm Schürmann; Lincoln Tobier; Peter Noever; Suzanne Goin; Isha Welsh; Judy Darragh; Amada Cruz; and Mungo Thomson, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Brian Daniel Butler (1961- ) is an art dealer and owner of the 1301PE Gallery in Los Angeles, California. Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is a writer in Los Angeles, California.
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 transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Gallery owners -- California  Search this
Art dealers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.butler18
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-butler18

Asher Faure

Collection Creator:
Christine Burgin Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1987-1989
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Christine Burgin Gallery records, 1980-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Christine Burgin Gallery records
Christine Burgin Gallery records / Series 4: Client Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chriburg-ref83

Oral history interview with Patricia Faure, 2004 Nov. 17-24

Interviewee:
Faure, Patricia, 1928-  Search this
Faure, Patricia, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ehrlich, Susan, 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11894
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249406
AAA_collcode_faure04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249406
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Brian Daniel Butler, 2018 June 4- August 6

Interviewee:
Butler, Brian Daniel, 1961-  Search this
Butler, Brian Daniel, 1961-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17594
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)396434
AAA_collcode_butler18
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_396434
Online Media:

A - Art Space, Artworks, Asher/Faure

Collection Creator:
Danieli, Fidel  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1982
Collection Restrictions:
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.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Fidel Danieli papers, 1962-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Fidel Danieli papers
Fidel Danieli papers / Series 3: Printed Material / 3.2: Los Angeles Galleries and Art Venues
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-danifide-ref228

Gallery Installation, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles

Collection Artist:
Louis, Morris, 1912-1962  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center. Many of the audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with 26 artists conducted by Anita Faatz in 1970-1971 are access restricted and written permission is required from the person interviewed. Please contact reference services for more information. Any use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
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.
Collection Citation:
Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate Papers, circa 1910s-2007, bulk 1965-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers
Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers / Series 2: Morris Louis Estate Papers / 2.7: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-louimorr-ref372

Asher/Faure

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 12
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-090, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Office of the Director, Subject Files
See more items in:
Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa99-090-refidd1e623

[Asher & Faure : miscellaneous uncataloged material]

Author:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Art and Artist Files Collection DSI  Search this
Subject:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Type:
Books
Vertical files
Artist files
Call number:
AAF--Asher & Faure
Restrictions & Rights:
Photocopies of items in the folder(s) are available upon request, subject to fees and other current copyright guidelines for reproduction.
FOLDER(S) DO NOT CIRCUATE. FOLDERS MUST BE CONSULTED ON SITE
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673399

Asher & Faure [Folder]

Additional name:
Asher/Faure  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_97602

Home : Asher·Faure [17 November-22 December 1990]

Author:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Physical description:
[26] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Date:
1990
C1991
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .H62 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_609382

John Buck : Asher/Faure, Los Angeles ... [et al.] / text by Bruce Guenther

Author:
Guenther, Bruce  Search this
Buck, John 1946-  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Subject:
Buck, John 1946- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
C1988
Call number:
N6537.B82 A4 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649465

Bedroom pictures : AsherFaure, Los Angeles, October 24 through December 12, 1992, RubinSpangle, New York, January 16 through February 13, 1993

Author:
Myers, Terry R  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Rubin Spangle (Gallery)  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Bedrooms in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .B4 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_658341

Viola Frey : monumental figures 1978-1987

Author:
Frey, Viola 1933-2004  Search this
Larsen, Susan C  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Rena Bransten Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Frey, Viola 1933-2004  Search this
Physical description:
[45] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), port. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
C1988
20th century
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.F893 A82 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_466574

John Buck / text by Bruce Guenther

Author:
Guenther, Bruce  Search this
Buck, John 1946-  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Subject:
Buck, John 1946- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill., (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
Call number:
N40.1.B9245 A8 1988
N40.1.B9245A8 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_395412

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By