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Oral history interview with Sonia Wolfson, 1990 August 19

Interviewee:
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Fort, Ilene Susan  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Women art critics  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12404
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214558
AAA_collcode_wolfso90
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214558
Online Media:

Oral history interview with John Spencer, 1994 September 1

Interviewee:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Cornwell, Dean  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Topic:
Art, American -- California, Southern  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11771
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215798
AAA_collcode_spence94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215798
Online Media:

Sonia Wolfson papers, 1924-[194-]

Creator:
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Topic:
Women art critics  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10045
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212890
AAA_collcode_wolfsoni
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212890

Oral history interview with John Spencer

Interviewee:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes (1 hr., 23 min.), analog.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Date:
1994 September 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with John Spencer conducted 1994 September 1, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Spencer discusses his work assisting Dean Cornwell on the Los Angeles Central Library murals between 1927-1933; his subsequent relationship with Cornwell; and his experience as a young artist in Southern California in the 1930s.
Biographical / Historical:
John Spencer was a painter from Pasadena, California.
General:
Originally recorded 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 23 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 audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art, American -- California, Southern  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.spence94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f03c77d5-b351-47f5-b669-9440dd021916
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spence94
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Sonia Wolfson

Interviewee:
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Fort, Ilene Susan  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (sound cassettes)
38 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1990 August 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sonia Wolfson conducted 1990 August 19, by Ilene Fort, for the Archives of American Art.
Wolfson speaks of her childhood in New York; moving to California in the 1980s; writing for California Graphic and Game and Gossip; traveling to view various art collections in San Francisco, Chicago, Cleveland, Toledo, Washington D.C., and Europe; working as a secretary for three days at Columbia Studio; working as a writer and art critic for Stendhal Art Galleries in Los Angeles; taking a job for 20th Century Fox as a unit publicist in 1933 during the Depression. Wolfson discusses several of the actors she worked with, including Jane Withers, Darryl Zanuck, George Arliss, and Winfield Sheehan; she reminisces about writing about the 1925-26 Pan-American Exhibition in Los Angeles.
Biographical / Historical:
Sonia Wolfson (1903-1997) was an art critic from Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 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.
Occupation:
Art critics -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Women art critics  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.wolfso90
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92bd52afd-3233-4d51-b755-6a0c846423a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wolfso90
Online Media:

Sonia Wolfson papers

Creator:
Wolfson, Sonia, 1903-1997  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet ((10 items))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-[194-]
Scope and Contents:
A scrapbook, 1924-1927, containing clippings of Wolfson's reviews and articles in CALIFORNIA GRAPHIC (PICTORIAL) magazine; seven caricatures by various artists and two photographs of Wolfson, ca. 1940.
Biographical / Historical:
Art critic; Los Angeles, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated by Sonia Wolfson, 1990.
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 critics -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Women art critics  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.wolfsoni
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9dcf69f2f-73d9-4111-8e6e-4649eacf998c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wolfsoni

Art issues

Author:
Foundation for Advanced Critical Studies  Search this
Physical description:
13 v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1989
C1988-2001
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Arts, Modern  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
AP1.A784 I86
N1.A784 I56
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418483

LAX/94, the Los Angeles Exhibition / originated by the Los Angeles Municipal Gallery ; [edited by Catherine Gudis and Sherri Schottlaender]

Author:
Los Angeles Exhibition (1994 : Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, etc.)  Search this
Physical description:
164 p. : ill., map (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Los Angeles Region
California, Southern
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Arts, Modern--Exhibitions  Search this
Arts, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Arts--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NX511.L67 L42 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_638356

Grand larceny : reclaiming stolen histories / [editors: Ken Gonzales Day, Glenn Kaino, Hillary Mushkin ; associate editor: Tania Martinez-Lemke ; created in association with: Daniel J. Martinez ; contributing editor: Claire Kalemkeris]

Author:
Gonzales-Day, Ken  Search this
Kaino, Glenn  Search this
Mushkin, Hillary  Search this
L.A. Projects (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Arts, American--Political aspects  Search this
Arts, American--Social aspects  Search this
Arts, Modern--Political aspects  Search this
Arts, Modern--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C34 G72 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646196

The Carolyn and Jack Farris Collection : selected contemporary works, June 12-July 25, 1982 / organized by the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art ; [photography, Roy Porello]

Author:
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Farris, Carolyn Art collections  Search this
Farris, Jack Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
67 p : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N5220.F24 L19
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656966

GL3

Title:
Grand larceny : reclaiming stolen histories, volume three
Grand larceny : volume three
Author:
Martin, Kelly percussionist  Search this
Muhlert, Soraya  Search this
Physical description:
48, [4] p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1996
C1996
20th century
Topic:
Arts, American--Political aspects  Search this
Arts, American--Social aspects  Search this
Arts, Modern--Political aspects  Search this
Arts, Modern--Social aspects  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C34 G72 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_699554

Variations III : emerging artists in Southern California : an exhibition initiated and sponsored by the Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and organized by LACE--Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions / curator and essayist, Melinda Wortz

Author:
Wortz, Melinda  Search this
Fellows of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (Gallery)  Search this
University of California, Irvine Fine Arts Gallery  Search this
California State University, Northridge Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
1987
20th century
Topic:
Arts, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Arts, Modern--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NX510.C22 S68 1987X
NX510.C22S68 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_381617

It happened at Pomona : art at the edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973 / [organized and edited by Rebecca McGrew ; co-organized and edited by Glenn Phillips ; co-edited by Marie B. Shurkus ; contributions by Thomas Crow ... et al.]

Author:
McGrew-Yule, Rebecca  Search this
Phillips, Glenn 1974-  Search this
Shurkus, Marie B  Search this
Crow, Thomas E. 1948-  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) Museum of Art  Search this
Pacific Standard Time (Exhibition)  Search this
Subject:
Glicksman, Hal  Search this
Winer, Helene 1946-  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) Department of Art  Search this
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.) Art Gallery  Search this
Montgomery Art Center  Search this
Montgomery Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
381 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Place:
California, Southern
Date:
2011
[2011]
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C22 S6893 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_972706

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