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Marian W. Sinton papers

Creator:
Sinton, Marian W., 1894-1980  Search this
Names:
Anderson, Carlo  Search this
Feldman, Bella Tabak, 1930-  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010  Search this
Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972  Search this
Rose, Henri Marie, 1922-  Search this
Siegriest, Louis Bassi, 1899-1989  Search this
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Van Hoesen, Beth, 1926-2010  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1962-1971
Scope and Contents:
Thirty-nine letters, mostly thank-yous, to Sinton from mainly San Francisco Bay Area artists Carlo Anderson, Bella T. Feldman, Nathan Oliviera, Henri Marie Rose, Louis Siegriest, Wayne Thiebaud, Beth Van Hoesen and others; and a clipping dated September 16, 1967, about the poetry of Kenneth Patchen.
Biographical / Historical:
Art collector; Hillsborough, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Ruth Steiner, daughter of Marian Sinton. The material formed part of a larger collection of prints and drawings from the estate of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Sinton and donated to the Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco).
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:
Painters -- California  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.sintmari
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw963ed4abf-fa67-411f-83d7-d2f4f1c47165
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sintmari

Arthur L. and Joyce Lyon Dahl papers, 1926-1988

Creator:
Dahl, Arthur L., 1942-  Search this
Dahl, Joyce Lyon  Search this
Subject:
Willard, Marian  Search this
Wummer, John  Search this
Barnett, Arthur  Search this
Guérin, Jacques  Search this
Hallsten, Pehr  Search this
Johnson, Dan Rhodes  Search this
Malraux, André  Search this
Mathieu, Georges  Search this
Seitz, William C. (William Chapin)  Search this
Seligman, Otto D.  Search this
Speyer, Darthea  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Arthur L. and Joyce Lyon Dahl papers, 1926-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Artists and patrons -- France -- Paris  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7113
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209247
AAA_collcode_dahlarth
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209247

Marian W. Sinton papers, 1962-1971

Creator:
Sinton, Marian W., 1894-1980  Search this
Subject:
Patchen, Kenneth  Search this
Rose, Henri Marie  Search this
Siegriest  Search this
Thiebaud, Wayne  Search this
Van Hoesen, Beth  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan  Search this
Anderson, Carlo  Search this
Feldman, Bella Tabak  Search this
Citation:
Marian W. Sinton papers, 1962-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7145
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209279
AAA_collcode_sintmari
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209279

Wally Goodman and William Stanton Picher papers, 1940-1982

Creator:
Goodman, Wally, 1922-2008  Search this
Picher, William Stanton, 1914-1981  Search this
Subject:
Christo  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Martin, Fred  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan  Search this
Paris, Harold  Search this
Pasquini, Philip L.  Search this
Raffael, Joseph  Search this
Ramos, Mel  Search this
Wiley, William T.  Search this
Butterfield & Butterfield  Search this
Citation:
Wally Goodman and William Stanton Picher papers, 1940-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Rubber stamps  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7672
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209835
AAA_collcode_goodwalt
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209835

John Button letters to Gerald L. Fabian, 1950-1982

Creator:
Fabian, Gerald Langston  Search this
Subject:
Button, John  Search this
Citation:
John Button letters to Gerald L. Fabian, 1950-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8164
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210335
AAA_collcode_fabigera
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210335
Online Media:

Ruth Armer papers, 1911-1976

Creator:
Armer, Ruth, 1896-1977  Search this
Citation:
Ruth Armer papers, 1911-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8803
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210988
AAA_collcode_armeruth
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210988

Erle Loran papers, 1912-1999

Creator:
Loran, Erle, 1905-1999  Search this
Subject:
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Haley, John  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Levinson, Harry  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Schaefer, Bertha  Search this
Sabean, Samuel  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert  Search this
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Friends of Ethnic Art  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Type:
Watercolors
Sketches
Photographs
Writings
Citation:
Erle Loran papers, 1912-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9167
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211362
AAA_collcode_loraerle
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211362
Online Media:

Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1997

Creator:
Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Frey, Caroline  Search this
Frey, Fred  Search this
Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design  Search this
East & West Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Christmas cards
Designs
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Place:
Japan -- Description and Travel
Citation:
Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Designers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art, Asian  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Authors -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Color -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9605
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211811
AAA_collcode_scharudo
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211811
Online Media:

Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941

Creator:
Bender, Albert M. (Albert Maurice), 1866-1941  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Virginia Best  Search this
Bremer, Anne  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino  Search this
Bufano, Virginia  Search this
Burgess, Gelett  Search this
Danysh, Joseph A.  Search this
Dixon, Maynard  Search this
Gogarty, Oliver St. John  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Kanaga, Consuelo  Search this
Leon, Judah  Search this
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
Magnes, Beatrice L.  Search this
Morgan, Julia, 1872-1957  Search this
Nash, John Henry  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Partridge, Marian  Search this
Partridge, Roi  Search this
Raphael, Johanna  Search this
Raphael, Joseph  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Citation:
Albert M. Bender papers, 1909-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9895
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212397
AAA_collcode_bendalbe
Theme:
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212397

Alfred Victor Frankenstein papers, 1875-1985

Creator:
Frankenstein, Alfred Victor, 1906-1981  Search this
Subject:
Peto, John Frederick  Search this
Haberle, John  Search this
Copley, John Singleton  Search this
Murdock, Roland P.  Search this
Decker, Joseph  Search this
Harnett, William Michael  Search this
Ives, Charles  Search this
Mount, William Sidney  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
American Arts Alliance  Search this
California Palace of the Legion of Honor  Search this
San Francisco Chronicle (Firm)  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Sketches
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Alfred Victor Frankenstein papers, 1875-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10066
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212928
AAA_collcode_franalfr
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212928
Online Media:

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco interviews with artists, 1982

Creator:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco  Search this
Subject:
Haley, Monica E.  Search this
Loran, Clyta  Search this
Loran, Erle  Search this
Maret, Allen  Search this
Neuhaus, Robert  Search this
Pearson, Billy  Search this
Stendahl, Alfred  Search this
Willis, James  Search this
Anneberg, Margery  Search this
Campbell, Charles  Search this
Chipp, Herschel Browning  Search this
Dawson, Lawrence E.  Search this
Franklin, Marc  Search this
Franklin, Ruth  Search this
Frye, Melinda Young  Search this
Haley, John  Search this
Berrin, Kathleen  Search this
Brown, Letitia  Search this
Marquis, Elayne  Search this
Schaefer, Stacy B.  Search this
Seligman, Thomas K.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco interviews with artists, 1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Primitive -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Theme:
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10627
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214178
AAA_collcode_fineamsf
Theme:
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214178

Mary Heath Keesling papers, 1965-1997

Creator:
Keesling, Mary H. (Mary Heath), 1914-  Search this
Subject:
Allan, William George  Search this
Christo  Search this
Diebenkorn, Phyllis  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Gilhooly, David  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Lobdell, Frank  Search this
Morley, Grace  Search this
Onslow-Ford, Gordon  Search this
Shaw, Richard  Search this
Wiley, William T.  Search this
Citation:
Mary Heath Keesling papers, 1965-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6136
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216352
AAA_collcode_keesmary
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216352

Kate Steinitz papers, circa 1910-2002

Creator:
Steinitz, Kate Traumann, 1889-1975  Search this
Subject:
Grosz, George  Search this
Höch, Hannah  Search this
Leonardo, da Vinci  Search this
Lissitzky, El  Search this
Nebel, Otto  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Schwitters, Kurt  Search this
Berg, Ilse  Search this
Gabo, Naum  Search this
van Biema, Carrie  Search this
Chagall, Marc  Search this
Graeff, Werner  Search this
Berlinische Galerie  Search this
Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Manuscripts
Journals (accounts)
Collages
Paintings
Greeting cards
Visitors' books
Travel diaries
Citation:
Kate Steinitz papers, circa 1910-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Private collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Germany  Search this
Dadaism  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6251
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216575
AAA_collcode_steikate
Theme:
Women
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216575
Online Media:

Anneberg Gallery records, 1945-1992, bulk 1966-1981

Creator:
Anneberg Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Anneberg, Margery  Search this
Forkner, Edgar  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Citation:
Anneberg Gallery records, 1945-1992, bulk 1966-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Textile crafts  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Folk art -- Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11573
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248730
AAA_collcode_annegall
Theme:
Craft
Art Gallery Records
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248730

Oral history interview with Bill and Peggy Foote, 2014 February 16-17

Interviewee:
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Foote, Peggy, 1935-  Search this
Arneson, Robert  Search this
Bransten, Rena  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak  Search this
Champion, Gloria  Search this
Coykendall, Vernon  Search this
Fiske, Charles  Search this
Foote, Bill  Search this
Frey, Viola  Search this
Hanson, Shirley  Search this
Hoffman, Nancy  Search this
Knecht, Gary  Search this
Laycox, Jack  Search this
Maybeck, Jackie  Search this
McDonald, Richard  Search this
Perry, Sam  Search this
Schulz, Maryanne  Search this
Treadwell, Noni Eccles  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Wenger, Leslie  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bill and Peggy Foote, 2014 February 16-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women art collectors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16168
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366486
AAA_collcode_foote14
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366486

Oral history interview with Virginia Wright, 2017 March 22- 23

Interviewee:
Wright, Virginia, 1929-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Virginia Wright, 2017 March 22- 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Philanthropists -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Women art collectors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17481
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)388917
AAA_collcode_wright17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_388917
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mimi Haas, 2018 Oct. 26

Interviewee:
Haas, Mimi, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mimi Haas, 2018 Oct. 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women art collectors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17617
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)397359
AAA_collcode_haas18
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_397359
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Bill and Peggy Foote

Interviewee:
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Foote, Peggy, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
California College of Arts and Crafts (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Viola Frey Oral History Project  Search this
Arneson, Robert, 1930-1992  Search this
Bransten, Rena, 1933-  Search this
Carnwath, Squeak, 1947-  Search this
Champion, Gloria  Search this
Coykendall, Vernon  Search this
Fiske, Charles  Search this
Foote, Bill, 1937-  Search this
Frey, Viola, 1933-2004  Search this
Hanson, Shirley  Search this
Hoffman, Nancy, 1944-  Search this
Knecht, Gary  Search this
Laycox, Jack  Search this
Maybeck, Jackie  Search this
McDonald, Richard  Search this
Perry, Sam, 1963-  Search this
Schulz, Maryanne  Search this
Treadwell, Noni Eccles  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Wenger, Leslie  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 38 min.), digital, wav)
131 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2014 February 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Bill and Peggy Foote conducted 2014 February 16-17, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Bill's office and home in San Francisco, California.
Dr. and Ms. Foote speak of their early days growing up and their introduction to art; their meeting in Stockton; the beginnings of the Lincoln Square Gallery; their introduction to Viola Frey; their increasing involvement as art dealers in the Bay Area in the '60s and '70s; Peggy Foote's time at the California College of Arts and Crafts; their collection of Viola Frey's work and other artists' work; their interactions with Charles Fiske and Viola Frey; Frey's early years in Lodi; Frey's love of collecting jewelry and small ceramic figurines; and Frey's work in relation to gender issues. They also discuss Frey and Fiske's health issues; Frey's time at CCAC; Frey's relationship with Fiske; Frey's work as it related to Robert Arneson and Peter Voulkos and other Bay Area artists; Peggy Foote's gallery Conway Antiques in the 70's and 80's; Bill Foote's remembrances at Frey's memorial. Mr. and Ms. Foote also recall Shirley Hanson, Rena Bransten, Squeak Carnwath, Gary Knecht, Leslie Wenger, Nancy Hoffman, Richard McDonald, Maryanne Schulz, the Wiebe twins, Robert Arneson, Vernon Coykendall, Noni Eccles Treadwell, Sam Perry, Jackie Maybeck, Gloria Champion, Jack Laycox, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Bill Foote (1937- ) and his wife Peggy (1935- ) are art collectors and retired art and antique dealers in San Francisco, California who collected Viola Frey's works of art. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, 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.
Occupation:
Antique dealers  Search this
Art dealers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Women art collectors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.foote14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91dd75b8f-c2c8-4bd2-af4e-5c0e95429cbd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-foote14
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mimi Haas

Interviewee:
Haas, Mimi, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound files (1 hr., 43 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2018 Oct. 26
Scope and Contents:
An oral history interview with Mimi Haas conducted 2018 October 26, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Haas' home in San Francisco, California.
Haas describes growing up in the Washington, D.C. area; her early interests in both politics and art, as well as the beginnings of her focus on philanthropy; her involvement with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, first as a docent and later as a board member and chair of various committees; her marriage to Peter Haas and the establishment of the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund; her work on the expansions of SFMOMA as well as the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Haas discusses the focus of the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund on providing support for early childhood education for children at risk; her sons Ari and Daniel Lurie; her work on the boards of SFMOMA and MoMA; the importance of having relationships with artists and the importance for modern art museums to collect contemporary work; the legacy plans for the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund. Haas also recalls Elise Haas; Gary Garrels; Robert Ryman; Brice Marden; Sigmar Polke; Neal Benezra, as well as Matilda Kunin; Phyllis Wattis; Becca Prowda; Richard Serra; John Caldwell; and Jack Lane, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Mimi Haas (1946- ) is a community volunteer and art collector in San Francisco, California. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, 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:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Philanthropists  Search this
Topic:
Women art collectors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.haas18
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c66b41c9-dce4-45d0-999c-cf59c1732e1b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-haas18
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Virginia Wright

Interviewee:
Wright, Virginia, 1929-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Extent:
88 Pages (Transcript)
4 Items (sound files (3 hrs., 13 min.), digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2017 March 22- 23
Scope and Contents:
An oral history interview with Virginia Wright conducted 2017 March 22-23, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Wright's home in Seattle, Washington.
Biographical / Historical:
Virginia Wright (1929-2020) was an art collector and philanthropist in Seattle, Washington. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, 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:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Philanthropists -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Women art collectors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.wright17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94984af58-7179-4581-b53c-4d3f6ec417ba
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wright17
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