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Oral history interview with Ivan C. Karp

Creator:
Karp, Ivan C., 1926-2012  Search this
Brach, Paul, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cohen, Ronny  Search this
Names:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
O.K. Harris Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound cassettes
87 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1986 April 17-1988 October 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ivan C. Karp conducted 1986 April 17-1988 October 18, by Ronny Cohen for the Archives of American Art.
Karp discusses his background, working at the Leo Castelli Gallery from 1959 to 1969; the process of opening the OK Harris Gallery in 1969 in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City; his perception of art collectors and the nature of art collecting; the New York art scene from the 1960s through the 1980s; how art work is priced; artists he considers to be overvalued; and how one knows which art works have value. He mentions Leo Castelli, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, David Salle, Mark Rothko, and Anselm Kiefer.
Paul Henry Brach (painter, New York, New York) joins the discussion on the third tape recorded on October 18, 1988.
Biographical / Historical:
Ivan C. Karp (1926-2012) was an art dealer and director of the OK Harris Gallery, New York, New York.
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 dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.karp86
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-karp86

Oral history interview with Allan Sekula

Interviewee:
Sekula, Allan  Search this
Interviewer:
Panzer, Mary  Search this
Names:
Artforum  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Ohio State University -- Faculty  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)  Search this
University of California, San Diego  Search this
Altoon, John, 1925-  Search this
Antin, David  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Ascott, Roy  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Barthes, Roland  Search this
Becker, Howard  Search this
Bercovitch, Sacvan  Search this
Beveridge, Karl  Search this
Brach, Paul, 1924-  Search this
Braderman, Joan  Search this
Burch, Noël, 1932-  Search this
Burn, Ian, 1939-1993  Search this
Captain Beefheart  Search this
Charlesworth, Sarah, 1947-2013  Search this
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923-1981  Search this
Conde, Carol  Search this
Connell, Brian  Search this
Diddley, Bo, 1928-2008  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Farber, Manny  Search this
Feldman, Ronald, 1938-  Search this
Folks, Homer, 1867-1963  Search this
Fox, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Fried, Howard, 1946-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Graham, Dan, 1942-  Search this
Graves, Michael, 1934-2015  Search this
Halleck, DeeDee  Search this
Hanhardt, John G.  Search this
Hassan, Ihab, 1925-2015  Search this
Hayes, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940  Search this
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Kirschenbaum, Baruch David, 1931-  Search this
Knowles, Alison, 1933-  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph.  Search this
Kozloff, Max  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Krauss, Rosalind E.  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Liebling, Jerome  Search this
Lifson, Ben  Search this
Little Richard, 1932-  Search this
Lonidier, Fred  Search this
Lord, Catherine, 1949-  Search this
Lunn, Harry, 1933-1998  Search this
Mac Low, Jackson  Search this
Mandel, Mike  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Mayer, Grace M.  Search this
Michelson, Annette  Search this
O'Doherty, Brian  Search this
Pommer, Richard  Search this
Ramsden, Mel  Search this
Raskin, Jef  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Rosler, Martha  Search this
Ross, David A., 1949-  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David, 1952-  Search this
Salvesen, Britt  Search this
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Segalove, Ilene, 1950-  Search this
Stein, Sally  Search this
Steinmetz, Philip  Search this
Sultan, Larry  Search this
Van Riper, Peter  Search this
Wakoski, Diane  Search this
Wall, Jeff, 1946-  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (Sound recording: 12 sound files (6 hr.,14 min.), digital, wav)
143 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2011 August 20-2012 February 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Allan Sekula conducted 2011 August 20-2012 February 14, by Mary Panzer, for the Archives of American Art at Sekula's studio and home in Los Angeles, California and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York.
Sekula speaks of his career and some of the mediums he works in; language and contemporary art; Roland Barthes; his relation to contemporary art; west coast conceptualism; genre switches; realism; documentary photography; Belgium and the industrial revolution; Meunier; minor figures; art history and marginalism; Roberto Matta; World War I; Homer Folks; Fish Story; historic cinema; economic factors of art shows and publication; galleries and the art world; growing up and his family; his father and moving; Ohio; his brothers and sisters; San Pedro; demographics of students at school; sports at school; Vietnam; protests; cross country and swimming; California; fishing; college; U.C. system; declaring a major; John Altoon; Ed Kienholz; exposure to art; visiting museums; Marcuse's classes; Baldessari's classes; course work and student life; student demonstrations; working in a library and exposure to books; father losing his job; science and working as a chemical technician; politics; his uncle committing suicide; moving away from his father; the draft; John Birch; Students for a Democratic Society; his mother; politics of his parents; Aerospace Folk Tales, autodidacts and scholarship; San Diego and Mexico; obtaining a camera and starting to use it; art school; CalArts; UCSD; Meditations on a Triptych; David Salle; Fred Lonidier; Phel Steinmetz; MFA and art training; poets; story of Allen Ginsberg and one of Sekula's sculptures; production and the audience; A Photograph is Worth a Thousand Questions, photography and the burden of tradition; pictorialism; moving to New York; Artforum; October; New York music scene; Captain Beefheart; Bo Diddley; Little Richard; Steichen and aerial photography; origins of October; New Criterion; Art Critic's Grant; teaching at Ohio State; television; technological historians; New York subway and getting a ticket for using French money; RISD lectures; Long Beach; photography; collages; Metro Pictures; New Topographics; School as a Factory; moral choice and the viewer; work method and the audience; Social Criticism and Art Practice; east and west coasts; Ed Ruscha; documentary; film, Los Angeles; cinema and social history; Ohio State Department of Photography and Cinema; Los Angeles Plays Itself; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador; Ohio State campus, anti-Semitism; Ronald Reagan and protest; influences and colleagues; intellectual genealogy; Michael Graves and Ohio State architecture; Bad Ohio; tenure; University Exposed; AIDS issue of October; The Body and the Archive; making film; Korean War; collectors and images. Sekula also recalls Eleanor Antin, Jeff Wall, Terry Fox, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Paul Saltman, Marcuse, Baldessari, Sacvan Bercovitch, Stanley Miller, Jef Raskin, Paul Brach, David Antin, Howard Fried, Peter Van Riper, Alison Knowles, Dick Higgins, Manny Farber, Ihab Hassan, Diane Wakoski, Jackson Mac Low, Martha Rosler, Lenny Neufeld, Joshua Neufeld, David Wing, Brian Connell, Max Kozloff, Ian Burn, Mel Ramsden, Carole Conde, Karl Beveridge, Barry Rosens, Tom Crow, John Copeland, Harry Lunn, Hilton Kramer, Grace Mayer, Carol Duncan, Eva Cockroft, Richard Pommer, Rosalind Krauss, Sally Stein, Paddy Chayefsky, John Hanhardt, Mel Ramsden, Sarah Charlesworth, Jospeh Kosuth, Baruch Kirschenbaum, Robert Heinecken, Brian O'Doherty, Howard Becker, Jay Ruby, Jerry Liebling, Anna Wilkie, Ronald Feldman, John Gibson, David Ross, Britt Salvesen, Larry Sultan, Mike Mandel, Roy Ascott, Ilene Segalove, Paul Schimmel, DeeDee Halleck, Noel Burch, Joan Braderman, Woody Hayes, Thom Andersen, John Quigley, Ron Green, Kasper Koenig, Dan Graham, Jonathan Green, Christa Wolf, Catherine Lord, Ben Lifson, and Annette Michelson.
Biographical / Historical:
Allan Sekula (1951-2013) was a photographer, filmmaker, and writer, based at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Mary Panzer (1955- ) is a historian from New York, New York.
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:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Activism  Search this
Antisemitism  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art -- History  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Music -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Photography  Search this
Realism  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.sekula11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sekula11

Oral history interview with Paul Henry Brach

Creator:
Brach, Paul, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Schwartz, Barry N.  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
[circa 1971]
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul Henry Brach conducted by Barry Schwartz for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Henry Brach (1924-2007) was a painter and critic in New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.
Restrictions:
Patrons must use transcript. Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.brach71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-brach71

Paul Brach: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Subject:
Brach, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male--Occupation--Artist  Search this
Occupation--Art--Painter  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000389
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_137228

(No Title Given) [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1954
Image number:
JUL J0120382
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_120383

Paul Brach : the negative way, the geometry of faith and music of the spheres

Title:
Negative way, the geometry of faith and music of the spheres
Author:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
University of Iowa Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Brach, Paul 1924-  Search this
Physical description:
[9] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
C2002
Call number:
ND237.B76 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704641

Paul Brach : a retrospective exhibition 1956-1985

Author:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Mulvane Art Center  Search this
Subject:
Brach, Paul Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
C1985
Call number:
N40.1.B768 R48 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548895

Miriam Schapiro : works on paper : a thirty year retrospective / curated by Robert A. Yassin ; essay by Paul Brach ; foreword by Gloria Steinhem

Title:
Works on paper : a thirty year retrospective
Author:
Schapiro, Miriam 1923-  Search this
Yassin, Robert A  Search this
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Tucson Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Schapiro, Miriam 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
1999, c1998
Topic:
Feminism in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S36425 T8 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_557117

Our land/ourselves : American Indian contemporary artists : an exhibition / organized by the University Art Gallery, University at Albany, State University of New York ... ; Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, guest curator ; essays by Paul Brach, Rick Hill, Lucy R. Lippard

Author:
Smith, Jaune Quick-to-See 1940-  Search this
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Hill, Richard W. Sr  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R  Search this
State University of New York at Albany Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 78 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
20th century
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6538.A4 S65 1990
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405796

Paul Brach & Miriam Schapiro; paintings and graphic works. Essays by Thomas H. Garver

Author:
Garver, Thomas H  Search this
Newport Harbor Art Museum  Search this
La Jolla Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam 1923-  Search this
Physical description:
31 p. plates (part col.), group port. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
1969]
Call number:
N40.1.B768 G2
N40.1.B768G2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_6632

Paul Brach, new works : 8 January-5 February 1994

Author:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([12] p.) : col. ill. ; 13 x 16 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
[1994]
Call number:
ND237.B76 A4 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_931247

Untitled #2, (painting)

Painter:
Brach, Paul 1924-2007  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum South Hadley Massachusetts 01075 Accession Number: 1991.27.5
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAP 60500341
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_459871

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