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Henry Hopkins papers, 1950-2005

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Hopkins (Henry) Papers

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1-2 Writings by Hopkins
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2-3 Newspaper and magazine articles about Hopkins
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3-4 Juries
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4-6 Lectures by Hopkins
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6 Biography
6 Archives of American Art oral history of Henry Hopkins, 1937
6 College of Idaho, 1937
6 Chicago Art Institute, 1937, 1954-1955
6 Military Service, 1952-1954
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7 Looking at Modern Painting class at UCLA Extension, 1957-1963
7 First Exhibition organized by Henry Hopkins, UCLA, 1960
7 Huysman Gallery, 1959-1960
7 Hopkins controversy with Lester Longman, Chairman of UCLA Art Dept., 1961
7 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) publications
7 West Coast Now exhibition, Feb 1968
7 Rick Brown resignation from Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 1965
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7-8 Hopkins leaving Los Angeles for Fort Worth
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8 Texas Governors Conference Keynote, 1968
8 Venice Biennale, 1970
8 Forth Worth Drawing Show controversy
8 Hopkins leaving Fort Worth for San Francisco
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8-9 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1973-1986
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9 Artist Soap Box Derby, San Francisco, 1975
Slides and color photographs
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10 Henry Tyler Hopkins exhibition
10 Lifelong Learning
10 Los Angeles Art Research Project, 1988
See audiovisual tapes.
10 UCLA Appointment to Art Dept. Chair, 1991
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11 UCLA and Hammer Museum Agreement
11 Exhibition at Vice President's House, 1980
Selected by Hopkins.
11 Honorary Degrees and honors
11 Teaching evaluations
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12 PCC Sculptures Garde Project
12 Hammer Codex Issues, publicity
12 UCLA and Hammer Merger
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13 Frederick Weisman Art Foundation, 1986-1991
13 Leaving San Francisco for Los Angeles
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14 50th Anniversary San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985
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14-16 Artist correspondence
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16-17 Art and museum related correspondence
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17 Photographs
Mostly black-and-white.
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18 Photographs
Mostly black-and-white, with some slides.
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19 First Amendment Blacklist Project
19 Holocaust Memorial, San Francisco, 1985
19 California Art Project, Getty Grant
19 Judy Chicago
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20 Joseph Albers
20 Philip Guston
20 Clyfford Still
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21 Correspondence with Clyfford Still
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21-22 Public service
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23 "Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997," exhibit
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24 A life in Art, Henry Tyler Hopkins, volumes I and II
Oral history conducted by University of California, Los Angeles, Oral History Project.
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25 "Sunshine & Noir" slides
Slides re-housed in same order as in original; see repository regarding copyright.
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26-28 Video recordings, 1985-2000, undated
Henry Hopkins video recordings (digitized version available on-site only)

All original videos are VHS cassettes and have been numbered by the repository: V1-V36. All videos have been reformatted.
Interviews with Henry Hopkins, 1985-1998
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26 V1 The Joan Quinn Profiles, April 1994
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V2 Art the Video Monthly, 1990
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V3 Robert Arneson, German Expressionism, 1985
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V4 Art Donors / Frederick Weisman: The World Today CNN-TV, 1990 January 24
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V5 Life and Times, 1998 September 23
1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Events, symposia, exhibitions, 1988-2000, undated
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26 V6 Weisman Art Awards, 1991 May 23
Held at LACMA, Bing Theatre. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V7 Blue Star Art Space Presents: Ferus to the Future, undated
With Ed and Nancy Kienholz and Henry Hopkins. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V8 LAX: The Los Angeles Exhibition, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V9 Art in L.A. (German television), 1988 August 18
1 videocassette (VHS) (48 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V10 U.S. House of Representatives: Debate of House bill 5311, funding for UDC to house The Dinner Party, 1990 July 26
1 videocassette (VHS) (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V11 Goode, McMillan, Ruscha exhibition, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V12 Friends of John Altoon: A Tribute, May 2000
1 videocassette (VHS) (74 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
26 V13 Right Turn on Red: Billy Al Bengston, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Conversations at the Geffen (From the Beat Generation to the Millenium - Conversations on Art in L.A.), 1998
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27 V19-V20 The Beat Goes On: L.A. from the 1950s to the Mid-1960s, 1998 October 26
2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
27 V21-V22 Power to the People: L.A. from the Late 1960s through the 1970s, 1998 November 2
2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
27 V23-V24 Global L.A.: The 1980s and 1990s, 1998 November 9
2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
Sunshine & Noir Documentation
12 videocassettes.
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28 V25-V29 1998 November 16
5 videocassettes (VHS) (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 5 cassettes]
28 V30-V31 1998 November 30
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
28 V32-V33 1998 December 7
2 videocassettes (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
28 V34-V36 1998 December 21
3 videocassettes (VHS) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 3 cassettes]
Collections and artist tapes, 1988-1995, undated
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27 V14 The Marcia Simon Weisman Collection, March 1987
1 videocassette (VHS) (68 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
27 V15 Frank Gehry, PBS Special, July 1988
1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
27 V16 Puddles: Sculptures by Peter Alexander, 1995 April 5
1 videocassette (VHS) (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
27 V17 Diana Wong: Labyrinth, 1994
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
27 V18 Debbie Han, undated
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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29-30 Audio recordings
Henry Hopkins audio recordings (digitized version available on-site only)

Audiocassettes hold interviews and oral histories with artists, gallerists, curators, and collectors (C1-C35). Radio programs that included Hopkins and others talking about art are recorded on C36-C48. Cassettes have been numbered C1-C48 by the repository. All audiocassettes have been reformatted.
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29 C1 - Asher, Betty, Los Angeles, 2 March 1989
2 audiocassettes of 2.
See also C2.
29 C2 - Bengston, Billy Al; Betty Asher undated
1 sound cassette.
Smithsonian oral histories. 2nd half of side B contains interview with Betty Asher. See also C1.
29 C3 - Blum, Irving, 16 May, 1986
2 sound cassettes of 2.
About Ferus gallery.
29 C4 - Burkhardt, Hans, Los Angeles, 26 Apr 1989
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C5 - Coplans, John, 13 July 1987, n.d.
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C6 - Copley, Claire, New York, 27 Aug 2003
1 sound cassette.
29 C7 - Cowles, Charles, New York, 25 Aug 2003
1 sound cassette.
29 C8 - Dwan, Virginia, New York, 8 Nov 1988
1 sound cassette.
29 C9 - Factor, Betty and Monte, 18 Jan 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C10 - Fenichel, Lilly, 15 Mar 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C11 - Fischinger, Elfriede, 30 Mar 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C12 - Gersh, Philip and Beatrice, 25 Feb 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C13 - Grinstein, Elyse and Stanley, 22 Feb 1989
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C14 - Halff, Robert, 28 Jan 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C15 - Hazelette, Joan, Los Angeles, 28 Feb 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C16 - Holloway, Sterling
Sound cassette is missing.
29 C17 - Janss, Edwin, in his home, 25 Aug 1988
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C18 - Kantor, Paul, 14 Mar 1989
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C19 - Kauffman, Craig, 15 Jan 1986, 24 Jan 1986
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C20 - Landau, Felix, Los Angeles, 26 Apr 1989
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C21 - Leffingwell, Edward, with Irving Blum, 5 Aug 1988
3 sound cassettes of 3.
With Irving Blum on tapes 2 and 3.
29 C22 - Lundeberg, Helen in her studio, Los Angeles, 19 Dec 1988
1 sound cassette.
29 C23 - Mason, John, in his studio, 14 Sep 1988
1 sound cassette.
29 C24 - Moses, Edward, 14 Jan 1986, 21 Jan 1986
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C25 - Myers, Barton, 7 Oct 1994
1 sound cassette.
29 C26 - Nelson, Rolf, Richman Valley, Staten Island, N.Y., 8 Nov 1988
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C27 - Nosei, Annina, New York, 28 Aug 2003
1 sound cassette.
29 C28 - Price, Vincent, 3 Apr 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C29 - Rowan, Robert and Vivian, 22 Nov 1988
1 sound cassette.
29 C30 - Ruscha, Edward, by Dave Hicks [?] undated
1 sound cassette.
29 C31 - Tuchman, Maurice, New York, 29 Aug 2003
1 sound cassette.
29 C32 - Wayne, June, at her home in Los Angeles (Tamerind), 31 Jul 1989
1 sound cassette.
29 C33 - Weber, John, New York City gallery, 12 Nov 1988
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C34 - Weisman, Marcia, 2 Feb 1989
2 sound cassettes of 2.
29 C35 - Wilder, Nicholas, interviewed by Ruth Bowman, Sep 1988
2 sound cassettes of 2.
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30 C36 - ArtLA '87 Art Fair, Hosted by Ara Guzelimian and Larry Stein, ARTS/LA, KCRW radio, 14 Dec 1987
1 sound cassette.
30 C37 - Mayor Tom Bradley, Henry Hopkins, Frederick R. Weisman, and Nora Halpern Brougher, ARTS/LA, KCRW radio, 30 May 1988
1 sound cassette.
30 C38 - Backstage at Royce #8725, Henry Hopkins with Hilton Kramer, 18 Apr 1987
1 sound cassette.
30 C39 - Backstage at Royce #8944, Henry Hopkins with Peter Norton and Paul Shimmfi, 26 Dec 1989
1 sound cassette.
30 C40 - Backstage California, Henry Hopkins, Eli Broad, Barbara Piper et al, 29 Jan 1996
1 sound cassette.
30 C41 - Backstage California, Robert Hughes, KKGO radio, undated
1 sound cassette.
30 C42 - Backstage L.A, Henry Hopkins, KKGO radio, 5 Apr 1998
1 sound cassette.
30 C43 - Hopkins, Henry, 16 Aug 1988
1 sound cassette.
R (?) and Hopkins talking about grant proposal.
30 C44 - Hopkins, Henry, home of R.N., 8-9 Jul 1994
2 sound cassettes of 2.
30 C45 - Hopkins, Henry and Elise Haas
1 sound cassette.
Voice tracks.
30 C46 - Hopkins and Kramer, "Museums' Future," YWHA, 7 Dec 1987
2 sound cassettes of 2.
30 C47 - Hopkins, Henry on Manuel Neri, Florida
1 sound cassette.
30 C48 - Kienholz, Ed, Nancy Kienholz, and Henry Hopkins, panel discussion at Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, panel 3 of "Ferus to the Future," 11 Mar 1994
1 sound cassette.
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31-32 Publications
See detailed list in repository; publications will be transferred to Getty Research Library collection.
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1** "War Babies," posters
Four different versions, with signatures of artists, one from the James Corcoran Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.).


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