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Oral history interview with Liliana Porter, 2012 June 27-28

Interviewee:
Porter, Liliana, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mixed media (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16121
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)362670
AAA_collcode_porter12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_362670
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Hundred Acres gallery records

Creator:
Hundred Acres gallery  Search this
Names:
Eversley, Frederick  Search this
Haas, Richard, 1936-  Search this
Karp, Ivan C., 1926-2012  Search this
Paschke, Ed  Search this
Porter, Liliana, 1941-  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1969-1977
Summary:
The records of New York City gallery Hundred Acres measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1977. The collection contains files documenting the activities of artists such as John Baeder, Nancy Blanchard, Frederick John Eversley, John Fekner, Richard Haas, Eleanor Hubbard, Stevan Jennis, Noel Mahaffey, Ed Paschke, Liliana Porter, and Mark Wilson. Also included are gallery files consisting of administrative records, sales and inventory records, correspondence, exhibition files, and a file regarding the Radical Realism I print portfolio.
Scope and Contents:
The records of New York City gallery Hundred Acres measure 3.2 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1977. The collection contains files documenting the activities of artists such as John Baeder, Nancy Blanchard, Frederick John Eversley, John Fekner, Richard Haas, Eleanor Hubbard, Stevan Jennis, Noel Mahaffey, Ed Paschke, Liliana Porter, and Mark Wilson. Also included are gallery files consisting of administrative records, sales and inventory records, correspondence, exhibition files, and a file regarding the Radical Realism I print portfolio.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as two series.

Series 1: Artist's Files, 1969-1977 (1.8 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 2: Gallery Files, 1970-1977 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-4)
Biographical / Historical:
The Hundred Acres gallery was an art gallery owned by Ivan Karp (1926-2012) located in New York City. Karp, known for his support of the Pop art movement, was director of the Castelli Gallery before opening Hundred Acres. He was also the owner of the O.K. Harris gallery that operated across the street from Hundred Acres gallery.

Hundred Acres gallery was in operation through most of the 1970s and represented contemporary artists including John Baeder, Shirley Pettibone, Liliana Porter, Mark Wilson, and numerous others. The gallery held group shows, the exhibition Judy and Adrienne - Two Lives (1973), and published Radical Realism I, a portfolio of lithographic prints by artists such as Richard Estes and Ralph Goings.
Related Materials:
Also found at the Archives of American Art are the Ivan C. Karp papers and OK Harris Works of Art gallery records, 1960-2014.
Provenance:
The Hundred Acres gallery records were donated by Ivan Karp, owner and director of the gallery, in 1982.
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 audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Citation:
Hundred Acres gallery records, 1969-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.hundacre
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Hundred Acres gallery records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ca569a9a-4d3d-431d-8fb4-8e8f541064ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hundacre
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Oral history interview with Liliana Porter

Interviewee:
Porter, Liliana, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound files (5 hr., 41 min.), digital, wav)
141 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2012 June 27-28
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Liliana Porter, conducted by Judith Richards for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Rhinebeck, NY, on June 27-28, 2012.
Porter speaks of how her grandparents immigrated from Romania to Argentina; how her parents met; her father, the film director Julio Porter, and his relationship with her mother; going to art school in Mexico; learning printmaking; her earlier exhibitions in Mexico City; visiting New York City and deciding to stay; making prints at the Pratt Graphics Center; the community of Latin American artists in New York; opening a studio with her first husband, Luis Camnitzer; her early exhibitions, including at the Van Bovenkamp gallery and in MoMA's Information show; her influences, including Arte Povera and Pop art; her first trip to Europe; moving back to New York and opening another workshop there; her second husband, Alan Wiener; teaching at Queens College; beginning to collect and use toys in her work; her transition from Cibachrome to digital photography; her galleries; her collaborations with Ana Tiscornia; and her print, photography, video, and public works, including Alice in Wonderland, the Wrinkle works, the Dialogues series, the Forced Labor series, the Corrections series; the Reconstructions series, For You, Fox in the Mirror, The Traveler. Porter also recalls Juan José Arreola, José Emilio Pacheco, Luis Felipe Noé, José Castillo, Fritz Eichenberg, Kynaston McShine, Barbara Toll, Ana Mendieta, Inés Katzenstein, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Liliana Porter (1941- ) is a mixed media artist working in printmaking, works on canvas, photography, video, installations and public art projects in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is the former executive director for iCI in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 41 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.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Mixed-media artists -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Mixed media (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.porter12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9538b75d3-5bb6-4958-886a-eb4e15a53b8b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-porter12
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Regina Vater

Interviewee:
Vater, Regina  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Ashton, Dore  Search this
Calle, Sophie  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Clark, Lygia, 1920-  Search this
Diaz, Antonio  Search this
Escobar, Ruth.  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Lundberg, Bill, 1942-  Search this
Mendieta, Ana, 1948-1985  Search this
Moorman, Charlotte  Search this
Oiticica, Hélio, 1937-1980.  Search this
Orozco, Sylvia, 1954-  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-  Search this
Parra, Catalina  Search this
Pereira dos Santos, Nelson  Search this
Pitanga, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Porter, Liliana, 1941-  Search this
Schaeffer, Frank  Search this
Schenberg, Mário  Search this
Vergara, Carlos, 1941-  Search this
Viola, Bill, 1951-  Search this
Wilson, Bobby  Search this
Wilson, Martha, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 February 23-25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Regina Vater conducted 2004 February 23-25, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in her home in Austin, Texas.
Vater speaks of her childhood in Copacabana, Ipanema, south of Rio de Janeiro; her father's career as a physician; her Basque, Portuguese, and Jewish heritage; her early education including early experiences with Greek philosophy; her parents' reaction to her desire to be an artist; her great-grandfather's translation of Virgil and Homer into Portuguese; her study abroad in France in 1972; her move to New York in the mid-1970s; her motivations for various works of art, including the series Gentle Solitude, Three Chinese Monkeys, Luxo Lixo, Electronic Nature, The Knots, Tina America, and "O Que e Arte?"; her Guggenheim fellowship in 1981; the 1976 Whitney Biennial; her marriage to video installation artist Bill Lundberg; her move to Austin, Tex.; her work with the Franklin Furnace Gallery and Flue magazine; her involvement with "cinema verité"; making films with Ruth Escobar; her travels in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lima, Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia; her perception of the emotional differences between Latinos and Americans; her love of Brazilian culture; her own classification of her work and potential reasons for the lack of scholarship on her work; her activities as a curator including the 1984 show "Latin American Visual Thinking," at the Art Awareness Gallery in New York, N.Y.; difficulties with the Brazilian government in attempting to bring her film Green into that country; her love of poetry, especially concrete poetry; and the spirituality of her work. Vater also recalls Helio Oiticica, Lygia Clark, Frank Schaeffer, Antonio Diaz, Carlos Vergara, Rubens Gerschman, Mario Schemberg, Lucy Lippard, Augustos de Campos, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, Quentin Fiore, Tomasso Trinino, Bill Lundberg [the artist's husband], Leo Castelli, Dore Ashton, Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman, Sophie Calle, Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Ruth Escobar, Antonio Pitanga, Bobby Wilson, Sylvia Orozco, Bill Viola, Ana Mendieta, Martha Wilson, Catalina Parra, Liliana Porter, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Regina Vater (1943-) is a Brazilian born multimedia artist from Austin, Texas. Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian from Austin, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs and 1 compact disc. Duration is 5 hr., 10 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Curators -- Texas  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Cinéma vérité  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.vater04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90fdf7731-449f-47f2-bace-00a5d8cd1df9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vater04
Online Media:

Liliana Porter : photographs

Author:
Monique Knowlton Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Liliana 1941- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
Call number:
TR647.P662 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_639732

Object, symbol : Patricia Bellan-Gillen, Phyllis Bramson, Patrick LoCicero, Liliana Porter : February 8 through March 16, 1996

Author:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Subject:
Gillen, Patricia Bellan Exhibitions  Search this
Bramson, Phyllis  Search this
LoCicero, Patrick Exhibitions  Search this
Porter, Liliana 1941- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 portfolio (5 folded sheets) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
N6512 .O24 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_657282

Liliana Porter : fragments of the journey : [exhibition] February 20-May 10, 1992

Title:
Fragments of the journey
Author:
Porter, Liliana 1941-  Search this
Bronx Museum of the Arts  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Liliana 1941- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
Call number:
N40.1.P8395 B8 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_501028

Porter / Laura Buccellato

Author:
Buccellato, Laura  Search this
Porter, Liliana 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Liliana 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Argentina
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Printmakers  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.P8395 B83 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037974

Liliana Porter : in conversation with = en conversación con Inés Katzenstein / introductory essay by = ensayo introductorio de Gregory Volk

Title:
Liliana Porter : en conversación con Inés Katzenstein
Interviewee:
Porter, Liliana 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Katzenstein, Inés  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Volk, Gregory  Search this
Author:
Porter, Liliana 1941- Liliana Porter  Search this
Porter, Liliana 1941- Liliana Porter English  Search this
Fundación Cisneros  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Liliana 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Argentina
Date:
2013
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051166

Liliana Porter and the art of simulation / Florencia Bazzano-Nelson

Author:
Bazzano-Nelson, Florencia 1959-  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Liliana 1941- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
x, 170 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
C2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_924019

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