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Oral history interview with Moira Roth, 2011 April 22-24

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Subject:
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of Vienna  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)300234
AAA_collcode_roth11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_300234

Exhibition catalog for (en)Gendered Visions: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Art

Creator:
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center  Search this
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center  Search this
Subject:
Machida, Margo  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1992
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19819
See more items in:
Kathy Vargas papers, circa 1965-2016
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19819

Margo Machida [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.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_34795

Oral history interview with Moira Roth

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science -- Students  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of Vienna -- Students  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording, master: 5 memory cards (6 hr., 9 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and Travel
Europe -- description and travel
Date:
2011 April 22-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Moira Roth conducted 2011 April 22- 24, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History Project, at Roth's home, in Berkeley, California.
Roth discusses her childhood and family background; her "unconventional" mother attending the London School of Economics; her "romantic childhood" growing up in Cornwall, England; her family's move to Letchworth for her to attend St. Christopher, a Montessori school; taking in evacuees from London during the Battle of Britain in 1940; childhood colored with European culture, Jewish culture, and music; at 17 moving from England to Washington, D.C., to live with her Irish father who was working for the International Monetary Fund; her early "passion for travelling"; moving to New York City in 1952; meeting John Cage; her autobiographical writings; travels in Europe; studies at the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics; deciding to be a psychiatric social worker; majoring in sociology with a minor in art history; attending graduate school in art history; her interest in Duchamp; doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley; interviewing artists; her marriage to Bill Roth; teaching; early publications; performances at the Woman's Building in the late 1970s; editing the book "The Amazing Decade: Women & Performance Art in America, 1970-1980" (1983); traveling with Faith Ringgold; friendships with Linda Nochlin, May Stevens, Lucy Lippard and others; experimental theater; her interest in Noh theater; the Women's Caucus for Art at CAA; The Poor Farm contemporary art space; living in the Bay Area; "rethinking feminism in terms of Asian-American Women"; globalism; the fictional character she created, Rachel Marker; and other topics. She recalls Joyce Kozloff, Miriam Schapiro, Judy Chicago, Judy Baca, Claudia Bernardi, Eleanor Antin, Margo Machida, Mary Jane Jacob, Annika Marie, Whitney Chadwick, Suzanne Lacy, Allan Kaprow, Peter Selz, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Moira Roth (1933- ) is an art historian and writer in Berkeley, 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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art historians -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Women art historians  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.roth11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99573b541-22b4-4db2-bf92-479464510b5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-roth11
Online Media:

Machida, Margo

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Fellowships and Internships  Search this
Container:
Box 55 of 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2027. These records contain sensitive information and will be redacted by SIA before use by researchers. Boxes 38-54 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 8/19/2013 memorandum, Johnstone to Murphy; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-241, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Fellowships and Internships, Program Records
See more items in:
Program Records
Program Records / Box 55
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-241-refidd1e33170

Shifting perceptions : contemporary L.A. visions

Author:
Chattopadhyay, Collette  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Wan, Betty Phoenix  Search this
Pacific Asia Museum  Search this
Pasadena Art Space  Search this
Pasadena Historical Museum  Search this
Pasadena Public Library  Search this
Physical description:
59 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Date:
2000
©2000
20th century
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_628230

The poetics of positionality : art, identity, and communities of imagination in Asian America / by Margo Lani Machida

Author:
Machida, Margo  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 480 leaves : ill. (some colored) ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
2007
2002
Topic:
Asian American arts  Search this
Asian American artists--Ethnic identity  Search this
Ethnicity in art  Search this
Call number:
NX512.3.A83 M33 2002a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_808666

Fresh talk, daring gazes : conversations on Asian American art / Elaine H. Kim, Margo Machida, Sharon Mizota ; with a foreword by Lisa Lowe

Author:
Kim, Elaine H  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Mizota, Sharon 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 210 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_738433

Asia/America : identities in contemporary Asian American art / essays by Margo Machida, Vishakha N. Desai, John Kuo Wei Tchen ; Margo Machida, guest curator

Title:
Asia America
Author:
Machida, Margo  Search this
Desai, Vishakha N  Search this
Tchen, John Kuo Wei  Search this
Asia Society Galleries  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Asian American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.A83 A83 1994X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465323

Unsettled visions : contemporary Asian American artists and the social imaginary / Margo Machida

Title:
Contemporary Asian American artists and the social imaginary
Author:
Machida, Margo  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 362 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
20th century
Topic:
Asian American art--Themes, motives  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_969642

(dis)Oriented : shifting identities of Asian women in America : June 24-July 28, 1995 / Margo Machida, curator

Title:
Dis oriented : shifting identities of Asian women in America
Shifting identities of Asian women in America
Author:
Machida, Margo  Search this
Louis Abrons Arts for Living Center (Henry Street Settlement)  Search this
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
[16] p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
[1995]
20th century
Topic:
Asian American women artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Call number:
N6538.A83 D57 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_994367

The Dialogic Museum: Models for Collaboration with Community. [sound recording]

Author:
Brown, Claudine K  Search this
Tcheu, Dr. John Kuo Wei  Search this
Cordova, Dorothy Director, Filipino American National Historical Society, Seattle, WA  Search this
Chiu, Fabina  Search this
Kikumura, Dr. Akenis Director, Program Development, Japanese-American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA  Search this
Machida, Margo Coordinator, Rockefeller Fellows Program, Asian/American Center, Flushing, NY  Search this
Type:
Citations
Date:
1994
1994-1994
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Minorities  Search this
Community participation  Search this
Communication  Search this
Publisher:
Elkridge, Maryland Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc
Data Source:
Museum Studies Bibliography
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_bib_7660

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