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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. Department of Anthropology  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

[Robert Howard Studio opening] [videorecording] / created by Terry Fox, produced by Paule Anglim

Creator:
Anglim, Paule  Search this
Names:
Fox, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Howard, Robert Boardman, 1896-1983  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (videocassette (33 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976
Scope and Contents:
A video of the opening of sculptor Robert Howard's studio, November 23, 1976, created by conceptual artist Terry Fox, produced and commissioned by gallery owner Paule Anglim. Appearing in the video are Howard, Anglim, and friends, relatives, and artists Dick Faralla, Cherie Raciti, Sally Lilienthal, Florence Allen, Phil Lanhares, Josephine Stauffacher and Ellen Howard.
General:
Very poor sound and image quality.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Paule Anglim, owner of Paule Anglim Gallery.
Function:
Artists' studios -- California -- San Francisco
Identifier:
AAA.foxterr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-foxterr

Site strategies : Terry Allen, Chris Burden, Terry Fox : the Oakland Museum, October 29 to December 24, 1983

Author:
Oakland Museum  Search this
Oakland Museum Art Department  Search this
Subject:
Allen, Terry 1943-  Search this
Burden, Chris 1946-2015-  Search this
Fox, Terry 1943- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6512.5.I56 S58 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_650480

Metaphorical instruments : Museum Folkwang Essen, Daadgalerie Berlin / Terry Fox

Author:
Fox, Terry 1943-  Search this
Museum Folkwang Essen  Search this
Daadgalerie  Search this
Subject:
Fox, Terry 1943- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
100 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
C1982
Call number:
NX512.F69 A4 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_652234

Hobo signs : a compilation of signs for those who may one day find them useful Gaunerzinken : eine Zusammenstellung von Gaunerzinken für jene, die sie eines Tages nützlich finden könnten / Terry Fox ; [Herausgeber, Kunstraum München e.V. ; Redaktion und Text, Christine Tacke]

Author:
Fox, Terry 1943-  Search this
Tacke, Christine  Search this
Kunstraum München e.V  Search this
Physical description:
[56] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Picture-writing  Search this
Tramps--Language  Search this
Signs and symbols  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_504363

Terry Fox : articulations (labyrinth/ text works)

Title:
Articulations (labyrinth/text works)
Author:
Fox, Terry 1943-  Search this
Goldie Paley Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Fox, Terry 1943- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
C1992
Call number:
N40.1.F77 G65 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507664

Linkage [sound recording] : acoustic wire and sounds : installation and LP : Kunstmuseum Luzern, 7.2.-14.3 1982 / Terry Fox ; [Redaktion, Martin Kunz.]

Author:
Fox, Terry 1943-  Search this
Kunz, Martin  Search this
Kunstmuseum Luzern  Search this
Subject:
Fox, Terry 1943- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in. + text ([36] p. : ill. ; 30 cm.)
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Performance art  Search this
Call number:
disc 126
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383248

Terry Fox : [exhibition catalogue] / Brenda Richardson

Author:
Richardson, Brenda  Search this
Fox, Terry 1943-  Search this
University of California, Berkeley University Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Fox, Terry 1943- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. unpaged : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Call number:
N40.1.F77 R5
N40.1.F77R5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45118

Works from the Labyrinth, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fox, Terry 1943-2008  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94720
Date:
1971-1978
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02080158
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_411331

Antennae, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fox, Terry 1943-2008  Search this
Medium:
Steel and wood, painted
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94720 Accession Number: 1999.4
Date:
1993
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02080261
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_411824

Transparent Abelard, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fox, Terry 1943-2008  Search this
Medium:
Paper, graphite, and needle, on pedestal with Plexiglas vitrine
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley California 94720 Accession Number: 2005.39
Date:
2005
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02080336
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_411994

A Metaphor, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fox, Terry 1943-2008  Search this
Medium:
Wood stools, magazine text, string, and paper
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 151 Third Street San Francisco California 94103 Accession Number: 77.76 A-D
Date:
1976
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Literature  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 04280132
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_303739

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