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Oral history interview with Betty M. Asher

Interviewee:
Asher, Betty  Search this
Interviewer:
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Names:
Asher & Faure  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Blum, Irving, 1930-  Search this
Landau, Felix, 1924-2003  Search this
Robles, Esther  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Extent:
59 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Betty M. Asher conducted 1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7, by Thomas H. Garver, for the Archives of American Art.
Asher speaks of her family; education; her marriage to Dr. Leonard Asher; buying her first prints and painting from the Associated American Artists Gallery; and early purchases at the Little, Bowinkle, and Green Galleries in Los Angeles. She discusses her interest in abstract expressionism; buying art in Mexico and New York; dealers including Irving Blum, Virginia Dwan, Paul Kantor, Felix Landau, Ernest Raboff, Esther Robles, and Ileana Sonnabend; activities and members of the Modern and Contemporary Art Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; her work for Maurice Tuchman; Walter Hopps and the Pasadena Art Museum; and exhibitions and funding of the Asher/Faure Gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Betty M. Asher (1914-1994) was an art collector and art dealer of Beverly Hills, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav file. Duration is 3 hr., 30 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Collectors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.asher80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-asher80

Oral history interview with Betty M. Asher, 1980 June 30 and 1980 July 7

Interviewee:
Asher, Betty M., 1914-1994  Search this
Asher, Betty M., 1914-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Subject:
Blum, Irving  Search this
Landau, Felix  Search this
Robles, Esther  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Asher & Faure  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12547
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211936
AAA_collcode_asher80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211936
Online Media:

Coming of age in California : museums of modern and contemporary art : sound recording and transcript

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Coming of age in California (1981 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Interviewee:
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Hultén, Karl Gunnar Pontus, 1924-  Search this
Koshalek, Richard  Search this
Neubert, George W.  Search this
Powell, Earl A.  Search this
Hopkins, Henry, 1928-2009  Search this
Moderator:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Extent:
51 Pages (Transcript)
Container:
Item aaaoh055
Item IM100RC.077
Type:
Archival materials
Text [31027000061586]
Audio [31027000061594]
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 March 21
Scope and Contents:
A panel discussion held at the Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco, moderated by Archives of American Art West Coast Regional Director, Paul Karlstrom.
Panel members are Henry Tyler Hopkins, Pontus Hulten, Richard Koshalek, George Neubert, Earl A. Powell, III, and Maurice Tuchman.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 46 min.
Funding note:
Funding for the digital preservation of this recording was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Provenance:
Recorded by the AAA for inclusion in its Oral History Program.
Collection Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Archives of American Art and panelists.
Occupation:
Art museum directors -- California  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- California
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.archiv57, Item AAA
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Archives of American Art sound recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archiv57-ref6

Tuchman, Maurice

Collection Creator:
Perls Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 40, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1976-1978, 1988-1992
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Perls Galleries records, 1937-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Perls Galleries records
Perls Galleries records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-perlgall-ref1995

The artist as social designer, 1985

Creator:
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tomkins, Calvin  Search this
Zimmerman, Elyn  Search this
Armajani, Siah  Search this
Burton, Scott  Search this
De Herrera, Maria  Search this
Holt, Nancy  Search this
Miss, Mary  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art and society  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10231
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213310
AAA_collcode_tuchmaur2
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213310

The artist as social designer

Creator:
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Names:
Armajani, Siah, 1939-  Search this
Burton, Scott, 1939-1989  Search this
De Herrera, Maria  Search this
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014  Search this
Miss, Mary, 1944-  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-  Search this
Zimmerman, Elyn, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (sound cassettes (270 p. transcript) + 1 cassette edited for educational tours)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
1985
Scope and Contents:
Tape recording of a discussion on "The Artist as Social Designer" held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Participants include Maurice Tuchman (moderator), Maria de Herrera, Scott Burton, Siah Armajani, Nancy Holt, Mary Miss, Elyn Zimmerman, Alan Sonfist, and Calvin Tomkins.
Biographical / Historical:
Curator; Los Angeles, Calif. Born 1936. Tuchman, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and his fellow curator, Maria de Herrera, arranged the closed discussion in preparation for an exhibition on public art and the contemporary artist's impulse toward functionalism.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Maurice Tuchman.
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:
Environmental artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Art and society  Search this
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.tuchmaur2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-tuchmaur2

Oral history interview with Manny Silverman, 2004 December 10-11

Interviewee:
Silverman, Manny, 1941-  Search this
Silverman, Manny, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ayres, Anne, 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Johnson, Ray  Search this
Ernest Raboff Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Curators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11727
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)249466
AAA_collcode_silver04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_249466
Online Media:

Interview with Paul Kantor

Creator:
Kantor, Paul, 1919-2002  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Kantor, Paul, 1919-2002  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 6
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10736
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10736

Interview with Phyllis Diebenkorn

Creator:
Diebenkorn, Phyllis  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Diebenkorn, Phyllis  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 10 or 11
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10737
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Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10737

Interview with Walter Hopps

Creator:
Hopps, Walter, 1932-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Hopps, Walter, 1932-  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 29
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14381
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14381

Interview with Elmer Bischoff

Creator:
Bischoff, Elmer Nelson, 1916-1991  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Bischoff, Elmer Nelson, 1916-1991  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 12
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14382
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Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14382

Interview with James Bear

Creator:
Bear, James, 1938-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Bear, James, 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Bear, James  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 22
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14650
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Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14650

Interview with Paul Harris

Creator:
Harris, Paul, 1925-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Harris, Paul, 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Harris, Paul  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 13
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14651
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Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14651

Interview with Gretchen Grant

Creator:
Grant, Gretchen Diebenkorn  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Grant, Gretchen Diebenkorn  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 13
Topic:
Family life  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15092
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15092

Interview with Frank Lobdell

Creator:
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Lobdell, Frank  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 13
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15093
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15093

Interview with Ray Parker

Creator:
Parker, Raymond, 1922-1990  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Parker, Raymond, 1922-1990  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Parker, Raymond  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 June 2
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15171
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15171

Interview with Gerald Nordland

Creator:
Nordland, Gerald, 1927-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Nordland, Gerald, 1927-  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 21
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15173
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15173

Interview with Joann and Gifford Phillips

Creator:
Phillips, Joann  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Phillips, Joann  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Phillips, Gifford  Search this
Phillips, Joann  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 28
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15174
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15174

Interview with Don Weygandt

Creator:
Weygandt, Don, 1926-  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-  Search this
Weygandt, Don, 1926-  Search this
Subject:
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 May 23
Topic:
Artists as teachers  Search this
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15175
See more items in:
Maurice Tuchman interviews, 1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15175

Walter De Maria letter to Samuel Wagstaff

Creator:
De Maria, Walter, 1935-2013  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J., 1921-1987  Search this
De Maria, Walter, 1935-2013  Search this
Subject:
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Tuchman, Maurice  Search this
Art and Technology (Los Angeles)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1971 May 20
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8272
See more items in:
Samuel J. Wagstaff papers, circa 1932-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8272
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