A panel discussion sponsored by the Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation.
The participants speak of the relationship between documentation and contemporary art.
The participants are: Stella Paul, Sheldon Nodelman, Henry Hopkins, Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison, David Brauer, Herschel Browning Chipp, Murney Gerlach, Derek Boshier, Nancy Holt, and Paul Karlstrom. The event is hosted by the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
The Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation is a consortium representing galleries, museums, libraries and archives throughout Southern California. Established in 1985 to promote an understanding of and interest in documentary records relating to contemporary art activity in the area.
Originally recorded on 9 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 47 min.
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.
Correspondence, some illustrated, from friends, colleagues and galleries; writings, including a statement by Boshier about his painting, "Identi-kit Man," and an essay about Boshier by Nigel Gosling; a catalog from an exhibition called "Lives", 1979, for which Boshier wrote the introduction; articles and clippings; exhibition announcements; exhibition catalogs; several books containing illustrations by Boshier; an illustrated notebook, 1979-1982; a sketchbook of ink drawings, 1955-1956; photographs, including a series of photographs of the singer David Bowie, and some of Derek Boshier's work.
Also includes a resume and bibliography; photographic reproductions of Boshier's work; the catalog introduction for the "Lives" exhibition; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, draftman, educator,photographer, filmmaker; Houston, Tex. and London, England. Rock star David Bowie was an acquaintance of Boshier, and Boshier prepared some studies of album covers for Bowie.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
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David S. Rubin papers, 1960-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
This collection is access restricted. Use requires written permission. Financial and Legal Records (Series 8) are closed to researchers until they can be processed to a more detailed level. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Holly Solomon Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Holly Solomon Gallery records, circa 1948-2003. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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The Fendrick Gallery records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Fendrick Gallery records, 1952-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.