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[Photographs of California artists], 1976-1993

Creator:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Wood, Beatrice  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan  Search this
Siegriest  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- Idaho -- Photographs  Search this
Painters -- California -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10641
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214217
AAA_collcode_karlpaul
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214217

California Scenery, Seal Rocks-Point Lobos

Graphic artist:
Currier & Ives  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 27.7 cm x 38.1 cm; 10 7/8 in x 15 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
no date
ID Number:
GA.21451
Accession number:
245107
Catalog number:
21451
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-4c9a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_833928

Engraved wood block "Indians Pounding Acorns"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Butler, Joline J.  Search this
Original artist:
Agate, A. T.  Search this
Armstrong, G.  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block
block, printing
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1844
ca 1844
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.207
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.207
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Measuring & Mapping
Wilkes Blocks
Art
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-bbdf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_552644
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Merle Armitage, 1964 February 6

Interviewee:
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975  Search this
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell  Search this
Zornes, James Milford  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
American Institute of Graphic Arts  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- California  Search this
Art -- Censorship  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Graphic artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13189
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213231
AAA_collcode_armita64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213231
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Harry Sternberg

Interviewee:
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001  Search this
Hoehn, Robert  Search this
Interviewer:
Yard, Sally  Search this
Extent:
70 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1999 March 19-2000 January 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Harry Sternberg, conducted 1999 March 19-2000 January 7, by Sally Yard, for the Archives of American Art, in Sternberg's studio and nearby restaurant in Escandido, California.
Sternberg discusses his early life in New York, his studio, teaching and the WPA in NYC in the 1930s, including artists' camaraderie and causes. He remembers his childhood and youth; he speaks about his religion and culture. Robert Hoehn also participated in the interview.
During a discussion about printmaking, Sternberg recalled a Martin Schongauer print and the first meeting with Bob Hoehn at the San Diego Museum of Art. He talks about the nature of doing prints and the dialogue with and challenge of the medium. In this context he mentions printer Will Barnet. Among his early exhibition activity, Sternberg recalls his first gallery exhibition at the Weyhe Gallery in NYC, his first review, which was in New Yorker, and his first museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Harry Sternberg (1904-2001) was a Graphic artist/painter of Escondido, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 5 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. Funding for this interview provided by Robert Hoehn grant.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Philosophy  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.sternb99
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sternb99
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Charles R. Strong

Interviewee:
Strong, Charles, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 March 14-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charles Strong conducted 1998 March 14 and 30, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Karlstrom's home, San Francisco, California.
Strong discusses his background and early years growing up in Greeley, Colorado; his interest in California and abstract expressionism leading him to enroll at San Francisco Art Institute; his experience at SFAI, including teachers, students, and the independence to develop his own direction; New York vs. San Francisco styles and the myth of west coast abstraction imitating New York; his reasons for staying in California; main influences in his art; his admiration for the Old Master artists; the resolution of the conflict between control and intuition on his own work; the differences between northern and southern California abstraction, and the central role of Bay Area abstraction in the west; and his early work. The interview concludes with Strong's accounts of his approach and goals, his imagery, and his ongoing desires to get at what he sees as the "essence" of Abstract Expressionism.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Strong (1938- ) is a curator, painter, and graphic artist of San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 49 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. Funding for this interview is provided by The Martin Foundation.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.strong98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-strong98
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Peter Lowe

Interviewee:
Lowe, Peter  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Mar. 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Peter Lowe conducted 1965 Mar. 3, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Peter Lowe (1913-1989) was a painter and graphic artist from Oakland, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- Oakland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lowe65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lowe65

Oral history interview with Shiro Ikegawa

Interviewee:
Ikegawa, Shiro, 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Jenkins, Jamisen  Search this
Names:
University of California, Irvine -- Faculty  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (40 min.), analog)
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 Jan. 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Shiro Ikegawa conducted 2003 Jan. 8, by Jamisen Jenkins, for the Archives of American Art, in Keiro Nursing Home, Los Angeles, Calif.
Ikegawa discusses his decision to come to the United States. He describes his ethnicity and how it plays a part in his art and teaching, teaching at the University of California at Irvine and other instituions, his Sushi Show, printmaking as a primary medium, and his near fatal accident.
Biographical / Historical:
Shiro Ikegawa (1933-2009) was a Japanese American painter, graphic artist, performance artist, and art instructor based in Altadena, 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:
Printmakers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Asian American painters  Search this
Asian American performance artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ikegaw03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ikegaw03
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Willie Herrón

Interviewee:
Herrón, Willie, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rangel, Jeffrey J.  Search this
Names:
Asco (Group of artists)  Search this
Gronk, 1954-  Search this
Extent:
7 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (6 hrs.), analog)
109 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2000 Feb. 5-Mar. 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Willie Herrón conducted 2000 Feb. 5-Mar. 17, by Jeffrey J. Rangel, for the Archives of American Art.
The interviews took place in a restaurant, City Terrace, East Los Angeles, Calif. Herrón describes his childhood growing up in East Los Angeles, culminating with an extensive discussion of the circumstances surrounding the painting of his most acclaimed mural, "The Wall that Cracked Open" in City Terrace; founding the avant-garde Chicano art group Asco along with Harry Gamboa, Jr., Patssi Valdez, and Gronk; his experience as leader of the band Los Illegals and as a cofounder of the alternative music space Club Vex with Self Help Graphics' Sister Karen Boccalero; the Chicano mural movement, particularly his undertakings in City Terrace, Boyle Heights, and at the Estrada Courts and Ramona Gardens housing projects in East Los Angeles; his commitment to working with at-risk youth and his strong desire to expand the stylistic and iconographic parameters of the medium through the incorporation of graffiti; and an assessment of Asco's role in expanding the continuum of Chicano art and identity.
Biographical / Historical:
Willie Herrón (1951-) is a painter, graphic artist, muralist, and musician from Los Angeles, Calif. Herrón is known as one of the premiere artists and musicians to emerge out of the Chicano arts movement during the 1970s.
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. Funding for this interview and transcription provided by the SI Latino Fund of 1997.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Muralists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art and music  Search this
Graffiti art  Search this
Street art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Chicano art movement  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.herron00
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-herron00
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Rudolph de Harak

Interviewee:
Harak, Rudolph de  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Names:
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art -- Faculty  Search this
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. -- Employees  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission  Search this
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.) -- Design  Search this
Burtin, Will, 1908-  Search this
Golden, William, 1911-1959  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Tritel, Hal  Search this
Weingart, Wolfgang, 1941-  Search this
Extent:
Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes (270 min.) : analog + printed material and drawings
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2000 April 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Rudolph de Harak conducted 2000 April 27, by Susan Larsen, for Archives of American Art, in Trenton, Maine. Also received from De Harak at the time of the interview are a photocopy of an article reprinted in Design Culture that de Harak wrote for the American Institute of Graphic Arts; photocopy of an interview transcript with Gyorgy Kepes conducted by de Harak, de Harak's vitae, 2 exhibition catalogs, an article in recognition of de Harak by Daniel Forte, and a pencil drawing and a design with color chart.
De Harak discusses his childhood in California and moving to both Chicago and New York in support of his sisters' dancing careers, as well as his education and career. He attended the New York School of Industrial Arts, graduating in 1940, at the age of sixteen. After graduation he worked in an upholstery factory etching zinc plates for printed and painted silk fabric for use in draperies. At age eighteen he was drafted into the Army and served throughout WWII. After the war he returned to California, to be with his sisters and mother. Eventually he found work in a Los Angeles design studio, where he became reacquainted with Hal Tritel, whom he had known in New York. Together, they attended an inspirational lecture by Will Burtin, the art director of Fortune magazine.
In 1947, De Harak and Tritel opened their own design firm. In 1950, De Harak moved back the New York in search of more opportunities as a designer. He worked at a variety of tasks including a stint at Seventeen magazine, starting his own design firm, and teaching at Cooper Union School of Visual Arts. His clients included McGraw Hill Publishers, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He also worked on the World Trade Center. Through his work with the Atomic Energy Commission, De Harak became friends with Gyorgy Kepes. He also became friends with Will Burtin and Bill Golden, the designer of the "CBS eye" logo. De Harak also discusses the effect computers have had on design, the influence of Wolfgang Weingart, and his decision to focus on painting.
Biographical / Historical:
Rudolph de Harak (1924-2002) was a graphic designer and painter from Trenton, Maine.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Exhibitions -- Design  Search this
Graphic artists -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.harak00
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-harak00
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Eleanor Dickinson

Interviewee:
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2000 October 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Eleanor Dickinson conducted 2000 October 25, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Dickinson's studio/home, in San Francisco, California.
Dickinson discusses her relationship to and use of the human figure in her art. She explains her "interest in the ecstatic"; her identification with her subjects; being completely involved with the personality of the model and the "performance" in the studio; how her finished works often look more like the artist than like the model; her 1975 show at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in which the life-class was moved into a museum gallery to share the experience with museum visitors; her view that the artist participates in the lives and actions of her subjects through empathy and the artist's role as a mirror to society, reflecting and recording who and what we are.
Biographical / Historical:
Eleanor Dickinson (1931-2017 ) was a painter, graphic, video artist and instructor in San Francisco, Calif. Teacher of life drawing at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, for many years, Dickinson was known for her figurative drawing and involvement with her students and models as individuals.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 48 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Graphic artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Video artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Educators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.dickin00
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dickin00
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Enrique Chagoya

Interviewee:
Chagoya, Enrique  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
95 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2001 July 25-August 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Enrique Chagoya conducted July 25-August 6, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
The interview takes place at Chagoya's home in South San Francisco (sessions 1,2) and at Karlstrom's San Francisco office (session 3). Chagoya's wife, Kara Maria, joins in for the final portion of the interview. Chagoya discusses activities in Mexico and the U.S.; his involvement with the Galeria de la Raza and the Chicano Movement; his work, including books that are based on Pre-Columbian codices; his application of "reverse anthropology," the history of the Americas and Europe, as if Mexico conquered Europe; Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera; the legacy of Mexican muralism and the union of art and ideology; the nature of his own interest in Pre-Columbian imagery; his sabbatical year in Paris; collaborations with his wife Kara Maria, including issues of self-projection into works of art; artistic responsibility; creation of hybrid cultures; the separation of his art from other Chicano art; and identity as a Mexican. Chagoya's wife, painter Kara Maria, discusses her training at UC Berkeley, meeting Chagoya; their evolving relationship as artists; his role as mentor; and her separate artistic identity.
Biographical / Historical:
Enrique Chagoya (1953-) is a Mexican born American painter, graphic artist, and educator in San Francisco, California. Kara Maria (1968-) is Chagoya's wife.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 43 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:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Indian art -- Central America  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chagoy01
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chagoy01
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Merle Armitage

Interviewee:
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
American Institute of Graphic Arts  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell, 1893-1963  Search this
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008  Search this
Extent:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 February 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Merle Armitage conducted 1964 February 6, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Armitage speaks of his role as Public Works of Art Project regional chairman of Southern California, including his supervision of 126 artists involved in painting, drawing, sculpture, lithography and mural projects; experimental work in PWAP easel painting projects; censorship of subject matter in a mural for the Frank Wiggins Trade School; his opposition to government subsidized art programs; his impressions of Edward Bruce, Dalzell Hatfield, James Milford Zornes, and others associated with the PWAP. Armitage also speaks of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and contemporary book design.
Biographical / Historical:
Merle Armitage (1893-1975) was an art administrator and graphic artist of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 48 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- California  Search this
Art -- Censorship  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Graphic artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.armita64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-armita64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Clifford Amyx

Interviewee:
Amyx, Clifford, 1909-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Pennington, Estill Curtis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound file Sound recording, digital, wav file)
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 December 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Clifford Amyx conducted 1982 December 28, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.
Amyx speaks of moving around during his childhood due to his father's career; moving from Kentucky to Hollywood during the Depression to work on a sound stage for Warner Brothers but when he arrives the job is no longer available, so he enrolls in the San Francisco Art Institute; working in a coal yard Berkeley, California, where he met Joseph Danysh from the Federal Art Project; working as a graphic artist for the Federal Art Project as part of the Works Progress Administration in the Bay Area.
Biographical / Historical:
Clifford Amyx (1909-1997) was a painter and educator from Lexington, Kentucky.
General:
Originally recorded as 1 cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 48 minutes.
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 others.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Kentucky  Search this
Educators -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.amyx82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amyx82
Online Media:

Anthony Moreno Papers

Creator:
Moreno, Anthony M.  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Culture:
Latinos -- California  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertisements
Annual reports
Magazines (periodicals)
Date:
1946-1975, undated
Summary:
Collection primarily documents the career of Latino graphic artist and designer Anthony Moreno.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily documents commercial artwork created by Latino graphic artist and designer Anthony Moreno for United States companies. It consists of client files including original artwork, purchase orders, annual reports, product packaging, magazines, and some promotional materials. In addition, a United States Marine Corps discharge certificate, unemployment documents, a resume, photographs, business cards, and a customized desk notepad are also found among the materials. Information relating to Moreno's personal life is not included in the collection. Most of the materials are undated and are arranged in alphabetical order either by the name of a company or type of materials.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Anthony Moreno was born to Francisco Moreno and Lusinda Moreno on January 30, 1923 in Los Angeles County, California. He attended Theodore Roosevelt High School where he graduated in 1941. Moreno served in the United States Marines from 1943-1946. On October 22, 1949 he married Margaret Carrera and to this union eight children were born. He attended the Art Center College, graduated in 1950 and subsequently embarked on a career as an Art Director. As an Art Director, he worked for numerous United States companies including Global Marketing, Incorporated; Dozier Eastman Company; Weider Health and Fitness, Incorporated; and Ralph M. Parsons. Moreno died on February 8, 1982 at the age of fifty-nine at the Veteran's Hospital in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.

Source: Information obtained from Moreno's son William Moreno, January 2021.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Margaret Moreno to the Archives Center in 2019.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Advertising art -- 20th century  Search this
Graphic artists  Search this
Packaging -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 20th century
Annual reports -- 20th century
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century
Citation:
Anthony Moreno Papers, 1946-1975, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1478
See more items in:
Anthony Moreno Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1478

Louis Siegriest papers

Creator:
Siegriest, 1899-1989  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Calif.) -- Posters  Search this
Gile, Selden Connor, 1877-1947  Search this
Guggenheim, Hazel  Search this
Stoddart, Edna, d. 1966  Search this
Westaway, Mae  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
4.3 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1927-1981
Scope and Contents:
Art works, biographical material, correspondence, an interview, exhibition material, writings, and printed materials.
REELS 3978-3979: Biographical material; letters from Selden Gile, 1927-1928, photocopies of letters from Siegriest to Mae Westaway, 1951-1956, and other letters; a typescript of an essay, "The Society of Six," by Edward Dora; a transcript of an interview with Siegriest conducted by Corinne Gilb, 1954; photographs of Siegriest, Edna Stoddart, Hazel Guggenheim, and others; financial and legal documents; and exhibition catalogs, announcements, clippings and other printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Works of art by Siegriest, including 3 progressive proofs and 37 completed silkscreen posters for the Indian Court Federal Building, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939; a signed silkscreen poster for the Frontiers of American Art National Exhibition, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1939; and nine signed studies for posters. Many of the posters were done for the Federal Art Project.
ADDITION: Correspondence, clippings, catalogs, announcements, personal photographs, junior high school notebooks, and family papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and graphic artist; Oakland, California.
Other Title:
Louis Siegriest and Edna Stoddart papers (microfilm title)
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1981 by Louis Siegriest, and in 1992 by the Siegriest estate via Suzanne Westaway, executor.
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.
Addition: Unmicrofilmed; use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, DC, office.
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art and state -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.siegloui
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-siegloui

Robert Overby papers

Creator:
Overby, Robert, 1935-1993  Search this
Extent:
7.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1959-1990
Scope and Contents:
Robert Overby's personal business records for his graphic design work. Included are graphic design files arranged alphabetically, personal and professional correspondence, design samples, photographs and negatives of works of art and art installations, architectural drawings and blueprints, design proofs and advertising design portfolios, posters, source material, and other printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Overby (1935-1993) was a graphic designer and a contemporary artist in Los Angeles, California.
Provenance:
Donated 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Linda Burnham, Robert Overby's widow.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Graphic artists -- California  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.overrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-overrobe

Helen Ludwig papers

Creator:
Ludwig, Helen  Search this
Extent:
10.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1937-1999
Scope and Contents:
A majority of the collection contains sketchbooks by Helen Ludwig. Also included are biographical information; correspondence; published and unpublished writings by Ludwig; photographs and slides of works of art; financial documents; and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Ludwig (1911-2009) was a painter, illustrator, and graphic artist, in San Francisco, California. Ludwig gained a following in San Francisco and the Bay area for her scenes of the region. She is also known for her work teaching art to children with disabilities.
Provenance:
Donated 1980-1999 by Helen Ludwig and in 2016 by the Helen Ludwig estate via Vera Conrad, Ludwig's executor and granddaughter.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art teachers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Painting -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.ludwhele
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ludwhele

[Photographs of California artists]

Collector:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010  Search this
Siegriest, 1899-1989  Search this
Wood, Beatrice -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
21 Items (photographic prints)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1993
Scope and Contents:
Photographs taken or compiled by Karlstrom as Director and Area Collector for the Archives of American Art, including: six color snapshots and five negatives of Louis Siegriest and Nathan Oliveira taken during an oral history interview of Siegriest conducted by Karlstrom; 7 color slides of Edward Kienholz, taken at Kienholz's home in Hope, Idaho, 1975; and 2 snapshots of Beatrice Wood, 1992, taken during an oral history interview session. Also donated is one snapshot of Wood taken by an unknown photographer, Nov. 3, 1993, at Scripps College, Calif.
Biographical / Historical:
Karlstrom: Director and area collector of the Archives of American Art, San Francisco office. Siegriest: painter and graphic artist; Oakland, California. Oliveira: painter and teacher; Stanford, California. Keinholz: assemblage artist; California and Idaho. Wood: Ceramist, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated by Paul Karlstrom 1980-2001.
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:
Assemblage artists -- Idaho -- Hope  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- Idaho -- Photographs  Search this
Painters -- California -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.karlpaul
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-karlpaul

Shiro Ikegawa papers

Creator:
Ikegawa, Shiro, 1933-  Search this
Extent:
5.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[circa 1950-1998]
Scope and Contents:
Letters and postcards; printed material, including exhibition catalogs and announcements, newspaper and magazine articles, and magazines; photographs and slides, both personal and of art work; teaching material; medical records; awards and recommendations; and original art work.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, graphic artist, performance artist, and art instructor based in Altadena, California, Shiro Ikegawa (1933-2009) was born in Tokyo, Japan, and studied at the Tokyo University of Arts. He received his MFA from the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, in 1961 and has taught at several Southern California institutions including California State University at Los Angeles (1967-1976) and Otis Art Institute (1979-1985). Represented in a vast number of solo and national and international competitive group exhibitions since 1961, he has also received many commissions, one to execute a thirty-two foot etching, Tale of Genji for the Los Angeles Times in 1973.
Provenance:
Donated 2002 by Shiro Ikegawa.
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:
Artists -- California  Search this
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Japanese American painters  Search this
Asian American printmakers  Search this
Asian American performance artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ikegshir
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ikegshir

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