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Oral history interview with Josine Ianco-Starrels, 1989 June 15

Interviewee:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1926-2019  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery  Search this
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12700
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211918
AAA_collcode_iancos89
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211918

Lytton Center of the Visual Arts records, 1961-1969

Creator:
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Subject:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine  Search this
Topic:
Corporations -- Art collections  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6400
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215371
AAA_collcode_lyttcent
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215371

Josine Ianco-Starrels papers, 1930-2017

Creator:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1926-2019  Search this
Subject:
Kline, Herbert  Search this
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6309
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)223509
AAA_collcode_iancjosi
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_223509

Josine Ianco-Starrels papers

Creator:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine  Search this
Names:
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery  Search this
Kline, Herbert  Search this
Extent:
11 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-2017
Scope and Contents:
The papers of curator and gallery director, Josine Ianco- Starrels, measure 11.0 linear feet and date from 1930-2017. Included are biographical material; files relating to Ianco-Starrels' work at various museum and galleries; correspondence; writings about exhibitions and autobiographical writings; photographs, negatives and slides of Ianco- Starrels, others and works of art; audio visual material including video and sound recordings of conversations, events and a documentary on Marcel Janco; and scattered artwork by others including a poster made by George Herms and drawings by Raymond Saunders. Also included are the papers of Ianco-Starrels' husband, Herbert Kline, who was a filmmaker. Included in his papers are some of the items from his making of the film, Posing as an American Nazi, which was filmed in Spain.
Biographical / Historical:
Josine Ianco-Starrels (1926-2019) was a curator and gallery administrator in Los Angeles, California. Born 1926 in Bucharest, Romania. Josine Ianco-Starrels was curator of the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts (1961-1969), Associate Professor, Art Gallery Division at California State University, Los Angeles (1969-1975), Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park (1975-1984), and Senior Curator at the Long Beach Art Museum (1987-1990). Ianco-Starrels died at the age of 92 at her home in Rogue City, Oregon.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by Josine Ianco-Starrels and in 2019 by Elissa Kline, Ianco-Starrels' daughter.
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:
Arts administrators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.iancjosi
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-iancjosi

Lytton Center of the Visual Arts records

Creator:
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Names:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1969
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, 1963-1980, exhibition records, 1966-1968, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Art center, Los Angeles, Calif., adjoining the headquarters of Lytton Savings and Loan Association from 1961 to 1969. Exhibited emerging California art and artists (among them Bruce Conner, Robert Cremean, Claire Falkenstein, William T. Wiley, Jack Zajac) and was one of the earliest corporate art programs in the U.S.
Provenance:
Donated 1995 by Josine Ianco-Starrels, curator-director of the Lytton Center in the 1960s.
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.
Topic:
Corporations -- Art collections  Search this
Function:
Art centers -- California -- Los Angeles
Identifier:
AAA.lyttcent
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lyttcent

Oral history interview with Josine Ianco-Starrels

Interviewee:
Ianco-Starrels, Josine  Search this
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-  Search this
Creator:
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery  Search this
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings (ca. 3 hrs.))
93 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 June 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Josine Ianco-Starrels conducted 1989 June 15, by Ruth Gurin Bowman for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project. Ianco-Starrels recounts her youth in Bucharest, Romania; WWII and her family's fleeing to Palestine; her father Marcel Ianco's affiliation with the Dadaists in Zurich; her first marriage that brought her to New York in 1950; studying at the Art Students League; her second marriage to Herbert Kline, a documentary filmmaker; her involvement with the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts and the beginning of her curatorial career; working at California State University, Los Angeles as gallery director; her teaching career; her interest in Los Angeles artists including Jack Zajack, Lorser Feitelson, Helen Lundeberg, Felix Landau, Joyce Treiman, Betty Saar, Joan Brown, and others; curating and programs at the Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park and later at the Long Beach Museum; her views on community and access to local galleries; and her relationship with artists and the art community.
Biographical / Historical:
osine Ianco-Starrels (1926-2019) was a curator and gallery administrator in Los Angeles, California. Born 1926 in Bucharest, Romania. Josine Ianco-Starrels was curator of the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts (1961-1969), Associate Professor, Art Gallery Division at California State University, Los Angeles (1969-1975), Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park (1975-1984), and Senior Curator at the Long Beach Art Museum (1987-1990). Ianco-Starrels died at the age of 92 at her home in Rogue City, Oregon.
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 was provided by the Margery and Harry Kahn Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund of New York.
Topic:
Women museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Museum curators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.iancos89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-iancos89

Lytton Center of the Visual Arts, 1967

Collection Creator::
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 75 of 117
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 313, National Collection of Fine Arts, Central Administrative File, Records
See more items in:
Central Administrative File, Records
Central Administrative File, Records / Series 11: STATE AND FOREIGN COUNTRY FILES / Box 75
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0313-refidd1e11791

Standing Female Nude

Artist:
Elie Nadelman, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1882–1946  Search this
Medium:
Ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
22 x 9 in. (55.9 x 22.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(c. 1909)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3760
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2ac7f9102-8c19-47df-bfe2-ab6a85e2587e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.3760

Standing Male Nude

Artist:
Elie Nadelman, American, b. Warsaw, Poland, 1882–1946  Search this
Medium:
Ink and pencil on paper mounted to paper
Dimensions:
21 13/16 X 10 3/4 IN. (55.4 X 27.3 CM)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(c. 1909)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.3761
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py27f1d86eb-87b9-4d07-bf91-bf7aa611ebd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.3761

Personage with Veil

Artist:
Julio González, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1876–1942  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
15 1/8 X 11 1/16 in. (38.5 X 28.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1941
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2097
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Spanish Modernism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py23fa85fe4-1dbd-4ea6-88ed-627de5b5436b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2097

Personage(s) with a Knife: Study for Sculpture

Artist:
Julio González, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1876–1942  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
12 3/8 X 9 3/8 in. (31.5 X 23.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2098
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Spanish Modernism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py203cfbf3c-86aa-449e-947f-3f02aaab0dd8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2098

Head of Monserrat Crying II

Artist:
Julio González, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1876–1942  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
10 9/16 X 8 3/16 in. (26.8 X 20.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1942
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2101
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Spanish Modernism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py247c7c1e7-3945-4916-aaaa-87d8d18bf23b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2101

Head

Artist:
Julio González, Spanish, b. Barcelona, 1876–1942  Search this
Medium:
Ink and watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
8 7/16 X 8 5/8 in. (21.4 X 21.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1936
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2102
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Spanish Modernism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2f4cbfa21-51a8-459e-98a0-01e749d6891e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2102

Lytton Center of the Visual Arts [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_97564

California art festival : Lytton Center of the Visual Arts selects California art from American museums

Author:
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts, Los Angeles  Search this
Lytton, Bart  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1970
[197-?]
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C2 C34 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_642472

Contemporary California art from the Lytton Collection. [Exhibition shown at the] Lytton Center of the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California, Summer, 1966

Author:
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts  Search this
Lytton, Bart  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged)
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1966
1966]
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C2 C66 1966
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_644308

Contemporary California art from the Lytton Collection

Author:
Lytton Center of the Visual Arts, Los Angeles  Search this
Lytton, Bart  Search this
Stanford University Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. illus. (part col.) 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1966
1966]
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C2 L99
N6530.C2L99
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54916

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