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Betty Turnbull interviews with Southern California artists and related ephemera, 1960-1988

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Turnbull (Betty) interviews with Southern California artists and related ephemera

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection comprises interviews, photographs, and ephemera related to southern California artists, art dealers and curators in the mid 1970s and 1980s, including Robert Irwin, Ed Ruscha and Ed Kienholz. The bulk of the collection relates to the organization of Turnbull's 1976 exhibition at the Newport Harbor Art Museum, The Last Time I Saw Ferus, which was focused on the legacy of Los Angeles' recently closed Ferus Gallery (1957-1966) and the artists affiliated with it. Also present are materials relating to other projects by Turnbull, such as the TLK Gallery, which Turnbull operated jointly with Phyllis Lutjeans and Victoria Kogan from 1982 to 1985, and articles written by and about Turnbull from the late 1970s and 1980s.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: ; and .
Series I. Interviews, 1975-1988
Series II. Papers and ephemera, 1960-1985




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