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H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield, Conn. letter to Billy Al Bengston, Venice, Calif.

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al, 1934-  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1970 July 20
Topic:
Woodwork  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11707
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Billy Al Bengston papers, circa 1940s-1989, bulk 1960-1988
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11707
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H. C. (Horace Clifford) Westermann, Brookfield Center, Connecticut letter to Clayton Bailey, Whitewater, Wisconsin

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Bailey, Clayton, 1939-  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Subject:
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1966 Jan. 14
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Illustrated letters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15031
See more items in:
Clayton Bailey papers, ca. 1960-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15031
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H. C. Westermann, Brookfield Center Conn. letter to Clayton Bailey, St. Louis, Mo.

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Bailey, Clayton, 1939-  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1963 November 17
Topic:
Illustrated letters  Search this
Parties  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5887
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Clayton Bailey papers, ca. 1960-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5887
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H.C.(Horace Clifford) Westermann papers, [ca. 1925]-1982

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Subject:
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Lipman, Howard  Search this
Ossorio, Frederic  Search this
Oxford, Bruce  Search this
Price, Kenneth  Search this
Shean, Alan  Search this
Westermann, Greg  Search this
Wiley, William T.  Search this
Adrian, Dennis  Search this
Allen, Terry  Search this
Beall, Joanna  Search this
Burke, Irene  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9345
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211541
AAA_collcode_westhcps
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211541

H. C. Westermann postcard, 1977

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-1981  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10471
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213882
AAA_collcode_westhcpa
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213882

Oral history interview with Billy Al Bengston, 2002 August 7-October 2

Interviewee:
Bengston, Billy Al, 1934-  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al, 1934-  Search this
Interviewer:
Morgan, Susan Ford  Search this
Subject:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11778
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)243785
AAA_collcode_bengst02
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_243785

Oral history interview with Peter Shire, 2007 September 18-19

Interviewee:
Shire, Peter Anton, 1947-  Search this
Shire, Peter Anton, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo, 1954-  Search this
Subject:
Saxe, Adrian Anthony  Search this
Scaccia, Anthony  Search this
Bennett, Garry Knox  Search this
Sheets, Millard  Search this
Duran, Gonzalo  Search this
Jiminez, Juanita  Search this
Maruyama, Wendy  Search this
Kashalek, Robert  Search this
Zanini, Marco  Search this
Thun, Matteo  Search this
Cibic, Aldo  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Chouinard Art Institute  Search this
Los Angeles City College  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13651
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)273135
AAA_collcode_shire07
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_273135
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Oral history interview with Dennis Adrian, 2015 October 8-9

Interviewee:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silverman, Lanny, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Achilles, Rolf  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence  Search this
Anderson, Jeremy  Search this
Artner, Alan G.  Search this
Barnes, Robert  Search this
Baum, Don  Search this
Botticelli, Sandro  Search this
Brown, Roger  Search this
Carlson, Victor I.  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Coplans, John  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Dubuffet  Search this
Florsheim, Lillian H.  Search this
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Hanson, Philip  Search this
Hoffman, Rhona  Search this
Ito, Miyoko  Search this
Kind, Phyllis  Search this
Leaf, June  Search this
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Maxon, John  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha  Search this
Parker, Dorothy  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Petlin, Irving  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Rossi, Barbara  Search this
Schulze, Franz  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Spero, Nancy  Search this
Swinton, Tilda  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Wilde, Oscar  Search this
Wiles, Bertha Harris  Search this
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
University of Chicago  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art thefts -- Europe  Search this
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Homosexuality  Search this
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17346
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)380479
AAA_collcode_adrian15
Theme:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_380479
Online Media:

Andrew Bucci papers, 1947-1985

Creator:
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Baker, Anna  Search this
Fontaine, Hosford  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Flavin, Dan  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Allison Art Colony  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13598
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270640
AAA_collcode_buccandr
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_270640

Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)

Collection Creator:
Burckhardt, Rudy, 1914-1999  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1950-1975
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.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that she may own in the following material: photographs taken by Rudy Burckhardt.
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:
Rudy Burckhardt papers, 1934-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rudy Burckhardt papers
Rudy Burckhardt papers / Series 2: Photographic Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-burcrudy-ref282

Oral history interview with Peter Shire

Interviewee:
Shire, Peter  Search this
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Students  Search this
Los Angeles City College -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-  Search this
Cibic, Aldo, 1955-  Search this
Duran, Gonzalo  Search this
Jiminez, Juanita  Search this
Kashalek, Robert  Search this
Maruyama, Wendy, 1952-  Search this
Saxe, Adrian Anthony, 1943-  Search this
Scaccia, Anthony  Search this
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989  Search this
Thun, Matteo  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Zanini, Marco  Search this
Extent:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2007 September 18-19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Peter Shire conducted 2007 September 18-19, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Shire's studio, in Los Angeles, California.
Shire speaks of being a native Californian; his childhood growing up in the Los Angeles community of Echo Park; his parents' socialist political ideas; memories of FBI surveillance of his home and parents; defining the term kitsch as "the substitution of spurious values for real ones," using plastic flowers as an example; the essence of the craft movement as the handmade, the real; attending Saturday classes at Chouinard Art Institute while in high school; clothing fashion in his neighborhood during the late 1960s; the influence of high school teacher Anthony Scaccia; attending Los Angeles City College for one semester; discovering Domus magazine in the school library; receiving his B.F.A. from Chouinard in 1970; teaching at InterPace; being inspired by H.C. Westermann's work; traveling to Milan, Italy and visiting Ettore Sottsass; his interest in a humanistic, personal expression in art; encountering resistance to his "art furniture"; his 2007 show at Frank Lloyd Gallery, "Peter Shire Chairs"; the desire to create a total spatial experience of his work by charging the everyday function of objects with an emotional impact; and his public art commissions. Shire also recalls Gonzalo Duran, Juanita Jiminez, Millard Sheets, Adrian Saxe, Wendy Maruyama, Gary Knox Bennett, Marco Zanini, Matteo Thun, Aldo Cibic, Robert Koshalek, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Peter Shire (1947- ) is a sculptor from Los Angeles, California. Jo Lauria is a curator and arts writer also from Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 8 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:
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.shire07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shire07

H. C. Westermann postcard

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
A picture postcard, April 12, 1977, to Lloyd E. Herman, Director of the Renwick Gallery, thanking him for a catalog and for including him in "The Object as a Poet" show.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Brookfield, Connecticut. Died 1981.
Provenance:
Donated 1977 by Lloyd E. Herman, Director of the Renwick Gallery.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.westhcpa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-westhcpa

H.C.(Horace Clifford) Westermann papers

Creator:
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Names:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Allen, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Beall, Joanna, 1935-  Search this
Burke, Irene  Search this
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Lipman, Howard, 1905-1992  Search this
Ossorio, Frederic  Search this
Oxford, Bruce  Search this
Price, Kenneth, 1935-2012  Search this
Shean, Alan  Search this
Westermann, Greg  Search this
Wiley, William T., 1937-  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet ( (partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1925]-1982
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; biographical data; notebooks; files on exhibitions; photographs; exhibition announcements and catalogs; printed material; and miscellany.
REELS 3170-3173: Correspondence, 1947-1981, with Alan Shean, Terry Allen, Howard Lipman, Bruce Oxford, Frederic Ossorio, William T. Wiley, Irene Burke, Dennis Adrian, Kenneth Price, Allan Frumkin, and others, and family correspondence including illustrated letters from Westermann to his wife, Joanna Beall, 1958-1979, letters from Joanna Beall, 1958-1971, and letters from his son, Greg Westermann, 1962-1981; biographical data; documents related to Westermann's employment in the U.S. Marine Corp., 1942-1958; obituaries, 1981-1982; 4 notebooks containing lists of sculpture sold and income and expenses, 1954-1964; 4 files on exhibitions, ca. 1970s; photographs, ca. 1925-1970's, of Westermann, his family and friends, and his works of art; material relating to his Tamarind Fellowship; exhibition announcements and catalogs, some of which relate to Joanna Beall; and printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Photographs of Westermann and his work; exhibition announcements and catalogs; magazine and newspaper articles; 2 posters; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Brookfield, Conn.; d. 1981.
Provenance:
Material on reels 3170-73 lent for microfilming and unmicrofilmed material donated 1984 by Joanna Beall Westermann.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Brookfield  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.westhcps
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-westhcps

Andrew Bucci papers

Creator:
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Names:
Allison Art Colony  Search this
Baker, Anna  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Fontaine, Hosford  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1947-1985
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Bucci, works of art, a photograph, and printed material.
Letters, postcards, and handmade holiday cards to Bucci are from artists Anna Baker, Verda Berdich, Kathleen Blackshear, Marie Hull, Dan Flavin, Hosford Fontaine, Ethel Spears, and Paul Wieghardt. Also included is one letter from Jane Terrell, cousin of Blackshear, regarding the recent deaths of Blackshear and Spears and a photograph of them in Texas,1966.
Works of art are by Bucci, and include six figure drawings with fellow student H.C. Westermann modeling, from a life drawing class at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1947-48. Printed material relates to the artists and the Allison art colony in Way, Miss., and includes newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, brochures, programs and illustrated calendars.
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew Bucci (1922-2014) was a painter and watercolorist in Maryland.
Provenance:
Donated 2007 and 2011 by Andrew Bucci.
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.
Occupation:
Art students  Search this
Topic:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
AAA.buccandr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-buccandr

Oral history interview with Billy Al Bengston

Interviewee:
Bengston, Billy Al  Search this
Interviewer:
Morgan, Susan Ford  Search this
Names:
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 August 7-October 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Billy Al Bengston conducted 2002 August 7 and 2002 October 2, by Susan Ford Morgan, for the Archives of American Art, in subject's studio/home, in Venice, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Billy Al Bengston (1934- ) is a painter from Venice, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav file. Duration is 2 hrs., 6 min.
Sound Quality is poor. Session 2 inaudible. Interviewer did not check taping quality before taping interview.
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:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bengst02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bengst02

Oral history interview with Dennis Adrian

Interviewee:
Adrian, Dennis, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silverman, Lanny  Search this
Names:
Akron Art Museum  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Madison Art Center  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
New York University  Search this
Portland Art Museum (Or.)  Search this
University of Chicago -- Students  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Achilles, Rolf  Search this
Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990  Search this
Anderson, Jeremy, 1921-1982  Search this
Artner, Alan G.  Search this
Barnes, Robert, 1934-  Search this
Baum, Don, 1922-  Search this
Botticelli, Sandro, 1444 or 1445-1510  Search this
Brown, Roger, 1941-1997  Search this
Carlson, Victor I.  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008  Search this
Coplans, John  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Dubuffet  Search this
Florsheim, Lillian H.  Search this
Frumkin, Allan  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Golub, Leon, 1922-2004  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hanson, Philip, 1943-  Search this
Hoffman, Rhona, 1934-  Search this
Ito, Miyoko, 1918-1983  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Leaf, June, 1929-  Search this
Lee, Sherman E.  Search this
Maxon, John, 1916-  Search this
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969  Search this
Newman, Muriel Kallis Steinberg  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha, 1945-  Search this
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Petlin, Irving, 1934-2018  Search this
Ramberg, Christina  Search this
Rossi, Barbara, 1940-  Search this
Schulze, Franz, 1927-2019  Search this
Sleigh, Sylvia  Search this
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009  Search this
Swinton, Tilda  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford), 1922-  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Wiles, Bertha Harris, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr., 18 min.), digital, wav)
173 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2015 October 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Dennis Adrian conducted 2015 October 8-9, by Lanny Silverman, for the Archives of American Art's Chicago Art and Artists: Oral History Project, at Adrian's home in Seaside, Oregon.
Adrian speaks of growing up in Astoria; traveling to Chicago and New York; Cannon Beach; aging and getting older; his origins; curators and curating; visual sensibilities; the Portland Public Library; opera; his parents, grandparents, and family; Finnish sensibility and humor; Portland Art Museum and classes for children; curator as voyeur; credit and accomplishments; hands on experiences; Artforum; art history; attending University of Chicago; homosexuality and coming out; looted European masterworks; Botticelli; exposure to real art; connoisseurship; collectors and collecting; a Robert Louis Stevenson letter; violin making; growing into yourself; Chicago; war; New York University; Frumkin Gallery; New York; the art world; Madison Art Center; Akron Art Museum; friendship and role models; Art Institute of Chicago; meeting Mies van der Rohe; meeting idols; education; Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Monster Roster; traveling; Chicago art politics; writing and critics; Eurocentric curators; Chicago as an undervalued city; Dog Day Afternoon; discovering art; New York sightings; and experiences running into artists. Adrian also recalls Roger Brown, Ruth Horwich, Gilda Buchbinder, Don Baum, Sherman Lee, Victor Carlson, Peter Voulkos, Lawrence Alloway, Rhona Hoffman, Allan Frumkin, June Leaf, Leon Golub, Jeremy Anderson, Robert Barnes, Tom Garver, Bruce Conner, Natasha Nicholson, H. C. Westermann, Franz Schulze, Bertha Harris Wiles, Muriel Newman, Aaron James Spire, Lillian Florsheim, John Maxon, Greg Knight, P.B. Maryan, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Sleigh, Nancy Spero, Irving Petlin, John Coplans, Alan Artner, Alice Shaddle, Phyllis Kind, Andy Warhol, Joseph Cornell, Tilda Swinton, Leo Castelli, Philip Guston, Dubuffet, Pussy Pepke, Bumpy Rogers, Barbara Rossi, Christina Ramberg, Philip Hanson, Miyoko Ito, Mark Jackson, Rolf Achilles, and Vito Acconci.
Biographical / Historical:
Dennis Adrian (1937- ) is an art critic, educator, and curator in Chicago, Illinois. Lanny Silverman (1947- ) is a curator at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
Occupation:
Art critics -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Art thefts -- Europe  Search this
Curators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Homosexuality  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.adrian15
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-adrian15

H.C. Westermann. [Exhibition] Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 26, 1968-January 12, 1968 [i.e., 1969

Author:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art Contemporary Art Council  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
1968]
Call number:
N40.1.W527 L8
N40.1.W527L8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22615

H.C. Westermann / published by Ernest Benn Limited in cooperation with the Arts Council of Great Britain on the occasion of an exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, London : 5 December 1980 to 8 February 1981 ; [edited by Susan Benn and Paul Langridge]

Author:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Arts Council of Great Britain  Search this
Serpentine Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
[56] p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
[1980]
Call number:
N40.1.W527 S4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655261

H.C. Westermann : sculpture and drawing

Author:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Lennon, Weinberg, Inc  Search this
Subject:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1988
Call number:
N40.1.W527 L5 1988
N40.1.W527L5 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_391131

H.C. Westermann / exhibition curators, Lynne Warren and Michael Rooks ; with essays by Dennis Adrian, Michael Rooks, Robert Storr, and Lynne Warren

Author:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Menil Collection (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Subject:
Westermann, H. C (Horace Clifford) 1922-  Search this
Physical description:
212 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2001
Call number:
N40.1.W527 M87 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668259

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