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Society for Visual Anthropology records, 1968-2013

Creator:
Society for Visual Anthropology (U.S.)  Search this
Biella, Peter  Search this
Chalfen, Richard  Search this
Collier, Malcolm 1948-  Search this
El Guindi, Fadwa  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Scherer, Joanna Cohan  Search this
Zeller, Anne 1947-  Search this
American Anthropological Association  Search this
Physical description:
5 linear feet (12 boxes) and 1 oversized box, 1 map folder, and 1 digital storage media
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1968
1968-2013
Topic:
Visual anthropology  Search this
Professional associations  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions on access
Contact the repository for terms of use
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363019

Oral history interview with Allan Sekula, 2011 August 20-2012 February 14

Interviewee:
Sekula, Allan, 1951-2013  Search this
Sekula, Allan, 1951-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Panzer, Mary, 1955-  Search this
Subject:
Altoon, John  Search this
Antin, David  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Ascott, Roy  Search this
Braderman, Joan  Search this
Baldessari, John  Search this
Barthes, Roland  Search this
Becker, Howard  Search this
Bercovitch, Sacvan  Search this
Beveridge, Karl  Search this
Diddley, Bo  Search this
Brach, Paul  Search this
Burch, Noël  Search this
Burn, Ian  Search this
Captain Beefheart  Search this
Charlesworth, Sarah  Search this
Chayefsky, Paddy  Search this
Conde, Carol  Search this
Connell, Brian  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Farber, Manny  Search this
Feldman, Ronald  Search this
Folks, Homer  Search this
Fox, Terry  Search this
Fried, Howard  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen  Search this
Graham, Dan  Search this
Graves, Michael  Search this
Halleck, DeeDee  Search this
Hanhardt, John G.  Search this
Hassan, Ihab  Search this
Hayes, Woody  Search this
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Kirschenbaum, Baruch David  Search this
Knowles, Alison  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph.  Search this
Kozloff, Max  Search this
Kramer, Hilton  Search this
Krauss, Rosalind E.  Search this
Liebling, Jerome  Search this
Lifson, Ben  Search this
Little Richard  Search this
Lonidier, Fred  Search this
Lord, Catherine  Search this
Lunn, Harry  Search this
Mac Low, Jackson  Search this
Mandel, Mike  Search this
Matta  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.  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Salvesen, Britt  Search this
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Segalove, Ilene  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  Search this
Artforum  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Ohio State University  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
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
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
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16239
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370420
AAA_collcode_sekula11
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_370420
Online Media:

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

Jay Ruby papers, circa 1955-2000

Creator:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
29 linear feet (24 boxes)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1955
1955-2006
circa 1955-2000
Topic:
Visual anthropology  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362412

Timothy Asch Papers 1966-1994

Creator:
Asch, Timothy 1932-1994  Search this
Correspondent:
Albert, Bruce  Search this
Andrews, Scott  Search this
Asen, Balikci  Search this
Beidelman, Tom  Search this
Bermudez, Beatrice  Search this
Brigard, Emilie de  Search this
Cardozo, Jesus  Search this
Carpenter, Ted  Search this
Chagnon, Napoleon A. 1938-  Search this
Connor, Linda  Search this
Fox, James  Search this
Freeman, Derek  Search this
Harrison-Pepper, Sally  Search this
Heider, Karl  Search this
Homiak, John P  Search this
Jules-Rosette, Benneta  Search this
Kamerling, Lenny  Search this
Lewis, Doug  Search this
Lizot, Jacques  Search this
Loizos, Peter  Search this
Mead, Margaret 1901-1978  Search this
Mello, James F  Search this
Middleton, John  Search this
Piault, Collette  Search this
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009  Search this
Rouch, Jean  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Smith, Patrice  Search this
Storas, Frode  Search this
Tax, Sol 1907-  Search this
Wayang, Mark  Search this
Wayang, Mary  Search this
Young, Tao  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 62 linear feet
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Sound recordings
Photographs
Date:
1966-1994
1953-1994
1947-1991
Topic:
Film--theory  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
Language and languages--Documentation  Search this
See more items in:
Timothy Asch Papers 1966-1994
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_94191

Image ethics in the digital age / Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz, and Jay Ruby, editors

Author:
Gross, Larry P. 1942-  Search this
Katz, John Stuart  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 370 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Photojournalism--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Photography--Moral and ethical aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_762295

Picturing culture : explorations of film & anthropology / Jay Ruby

Title:
Explorations of film and anthropology
Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 339 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
Topic:
Motion pictures in ethnology  Search this
Visual anthropology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602604

Image ethics : the moral rights of subjects in photographs, film, and television / edited by Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz, and Jay Ruby

Author:
Gross, Larry P. 1942-  Search this
Katz, John Stuart  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 382 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
Topic:
Portraits--Law and legislation  Search this
Mass media--Law and legislation  Search this
Privacy, Right of  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_619524

A filmography of Jean Rouch, 1946-1980

Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Rouche, Jean  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Topic:
Ethnology--Film catalogs  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Call number:
GN347 .V57x
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506973

The Human condition : a photographic exhibition of the 1980 Conference on Visual Anthropology / edited by Jay Ruby

Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Conference on Visual Anthropology (1980)  Search this
Physical description:
37 p. : ill. ; 21 x 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Pictorial works
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
1980?]
20th century
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Photography in the social sciences--Exhibitions  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
TR654 .H86 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_534326

The world of Francis Cooper : nineteenth-century Pennsylvania photographer / Jay Ruby

Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Subject:
Cooper, Francis 1874-1944  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 266 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pennsylvania
United States
Date:
1999
C1999
19th century
Topic:
Photographers--Biography  Search this
Physicians--Biography  Search this
Landscape photography--History  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
TR647.C719 R83 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552972

Directory of Pennsylvania photographers, 1839-1900 / Linda A.Ries, Jay W. Ruby ; foreword by Kenneth Finkel

Author:
Ries, Linda A  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 359 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Directories
Place:
Pennsylvania
Date:
1999
Topic:
Photographers  Search this
Call number:
TR24.P4 R54 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_590865

Secure the shadow : death and photography in America / Jay Ruby

Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
x, 220 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Postmortem photography--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_472487

A Crack in the mirror : reflexive perspectives in anthropology / Jay Ruby, editor

Author:
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 299 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology--Methodology  Search this
Ethnology--Philosophy  Search this
Call number:
GN345 .C73 1982X
GN345.C73 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_144203

Robert J. Flaherty, a biography / Paul Rotha ; edited by Jay Ruby

Author:
Rotha, Paul 1907-1984  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Subject:
Flaherty, Robert Joseph 1884-1951  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 359 p., [30] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
Topic:
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Call number:
CT275.F57 R84
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_196875

Made to be seen : perspectives on the history of visual anthropology / edited by Marcus Banks and Jay Ruby

Author:
Banks, Marcus  Search this
Ruby, Jay  Search this
Physical description:
419 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2011
Topic:
Visual anthropology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_968978

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