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Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. recordings, 2008-2012

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Series I. Getty Foundation funded Pacific Standard Time oral histories, 2008-2012
18th Street Arts Center, 2011-2012
American Museum of Ceramic Art: "Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975," 2009-2010
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center: "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980," 2008-2010
Armory Center for the Arts: "Speaking in Tongues: The Art of Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," 2009-2010
California African American Museum: "Places of Validation, Art and Progression," circa 2011
California Institute of the Arts: "The Experimental Impulse," 2011-2012
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department: "Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center," 2010
Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanic Gardens: "The House that Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985," mid 1990s, 2011
Japanese American National Museum: "Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design & Activism in Post-War Los Angeles," 2011-2012
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions: "Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983," 2009-2011
Los Angeles County Museum of Art: "California Design, 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way,'" 2011
Los Angeles Filmforum: "Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles 1945-1980," 2009-2010
Orange County Museum of Art: "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970," 2009-2011
Otis College of Art and Design: "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building (1973-1991)," 2009-2012
Pomona College Museum of Art: "It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973," 2008-2010
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery: "Clay's Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, Peter Voulkos: 1956-1968," 2009-2011
UCLA Film and Television Archive: L.A. Rebellion, 2010-2011
USC Fisher Museum of Art: "Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community," 2011
Vincent Price Art Museum: "'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles"
Series II. Getty produced Pacific Standard Time audio recordings, 2008-2012
Series II.A. Getty produced oral histories and events 2008-2012
Series II.B. Crosscurrents in L.A.: Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 exhibition audio, 2011
Series III. Audiovisual documentation of Pacific Standard Time partner institution exhibitions, 2010-2012
Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. Recordings, 2008-2012
Series I. Getty Foundation funded Pacific Standard Time oral histories, 2008-2012 8.5 Linear Feet (18 boxes and 5 enclosures: printed material, 1 hard drive, 26 video tapes, 276 optical discs. 1.52 TB)
The series principally comprises oral history interviews conducted from 2008 through 2012 as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. The project was initiated by the Getty in collaboration with arts institutions across Southern California. Project organizers conducted an extensive series of oral histories with many of Los Angeles' key artists, filmmakers, curators, collectors, and critics. The materials were collected by the Getty Foundation as part of the grant funding process for Pacific Standard Time.
Many of the participating organizations were awarded funds by the Getty Foundation, which received the resulting interviews as part of the grant requirement. Most of the recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format and are available online when rights permit. Material also includes recordings of lectures, symposia, and panel discussions; short documentary films; and printed ephemera (brochures, press kits, press releases, and other types of announcements) collected by the Getty Institutional Archives to document the exhibitions and events. With a few exceptions (noted below), digital materials that are open to researchers are available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10020/ia40011. Printed materials are available on site at the Getty Research Institute.
Arrangement
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of the institution that conducted the interviews and/or hosted the symposia.
With the exception of resources that are marked restricted or confidential, the records described in accessions 2011.IA.26; 2011.IA.27; 2011.IA.48; 2011.IA.69; 2012.IA.002; 2012.IA.004; 2012.IA.023; 2012.IA.034; 2012.IA.038; 2012.IA.039; 2012.IA.046; 2012.IA.047; 2012.IA.048; 2012.IA.049; 2012.IA.050; 2012.IA.051; 2012.IA.052; 2012.IA.136; and 2013.IA.18 are available for use by qualified researchers.
The resources in 2012.IA.003 (18th Street Arts Center) are closed until such time as the J. Paul Getty Trust receives signed permission from the participants.
Due to an absence of agreements from some participants, some materials are closed or only available on site at the Getty Research Institute or through Interlibrary Loan. See the inventory below for additional detail; restrictions are noted at the item level. Access to printed material (not in digital format) that is open to the public is only available on site at the Getty Research Institute. Most of the resources that is open to researchers is available online at http://hdl.handle.net/10020/ia40011.
Most of the recordings and transcripts were received in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs, hard disc drives, or via email). The discs/drives act as archival or duplication masters and are therefore restricted. When resources are not available online, use copies of discs containing unrestricted content will be made upon request; this requires advance notice and may delay access.
The following types of records are permanently closed: records containing personal information, records that compromise security or operations, legal communications, legal work product, and records related to donors. The J. Paul Getty Trust reserves the right to restrict access to any records held by the Institutional Archives.
Access to digital files in accessions 2011.IA.26; 2011.IA.27; 2011.IA.48; 2011.IA.69; 2012.IA.002; 2012.IA.004; 2012.IA.023; 2012.IA.034; 2012.IA.038; 2012.IA.039; 2012.IA.046; 2012.IA.047; 2012.IA.048; 2012.IA.049; 2012.IA.050; 2012.IA.051; 2012.IA.052; 2012.IA.136; and 2013.IA.18 is available online through the links provided in the inventory.
Acquisition Information
Materials were collected by the Getty Foundation as part of the grant process and transferred periodically to the Institutional Archives. The collection includes accessions 2011.IA.26; 2011.IA.27; 2011.IA.48; 2011.IA.69; 2012.IA.002; 2012.IA.003; 2012.IA.004; 2012.IA.023; 2012.IA.034; 2012.IA.038; 2012.IA.039; 2012.IA.046; 2012.IA.047; 2012.IA.048; 2012.IA.049; 2012.IA.050; 2012.IA.051; 2012.IA.052; 2012.IA.136; and 2013.IA.18.
18th Street Arts Center, 2011-2012 0.3 Linear Feet (1 box: 14 optical discs; 5.6 GB)
Materials include audio and video recordings of interviews with persons involved with the 18th Street Arts Center in its "early days." The interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. No transcripts were received. 18th Street Arts Center hosted an exhibition titled "Collaboration Labs: Southern California Artists and the Artist Space Movement" as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
RESTRICTED: All the interviews conducted by the 18th Street Arts Center are closed until such time as the J. Paul Getty Trust receives signed permissions from the participants.
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2012.IA.003-01 Michael Barnard, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Linda Burnham and Steve Durham, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Jill Burnham, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Clayton Campbell, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Sue Dakin and Barbara Smith, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Dan Kwong, circa 2011
2012.IA.003-01 Marcus Kuiland-Nazario, circa 2011
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, July 5, 2011
American Museum of Ceramic Art: "Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975," 2009-2010 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box: 11 optical discs; 2.6 GB)
Listen to Common Ground audio online

Materials comprise audio recordings of oral history interviews conducted in 2009 and 2010 by the American Museum of Ceramic Art in conjunction with their 2011-2012 exhibition, "Common Ground: Ceramics in Southern California 1945-1975." The exhibition examined both the cohesiveness and the diversification found within the Los Angeles-area, post-World War II clay community. The exhibition and related interviews were part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project; the project website describes the exhibition as follows: "The decades following World War II saw tremendous growth and experimentation in studio and industrial ceramics. Artist Millard Sheets (1907-1989), a leading educator and designer, exerted considerable influence on a multitude of Los Angeles-area art institutions. Sheets' strongly-held concept of 'good design' acted as a catalyst in forming ceramic practices and opinions about art, interiors, and architecture."
Please note that although a video interview was conducted with Betty Davenport Ford, the disc received by the Getty Institutional Archives was not readable and the interview is therefore not listed here with the AMOCA materials. Audio excerpts and an unedited transcript from the Ford interview can be found below in the Huntington Library materials related to the exhibition, "The House that Sam Built."
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
The recordings exist solely in digital format (discs that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as archival masters and are therefore restricted. The recordings are open to researchers are available online.
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2012.IA.034-01 Francis Chun, July 13, 2009 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Raul Angulo Coronel, May 13, 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Doris De Larios, August 17, 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Robert Deakins, Around 2009 or 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Robert Glover, May 27, 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Joe Koons, May 2, 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Rosemary Ivins: Interview regarding husband Anthony Ivins, August 18, 2009 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Harrison McIntosh, June 7, 2009 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Marguerite McIntosh, June 7, 2009 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Marian Moule, October 10, 2009 and December 15, 2010 (1 CD)
2012.IA.034-01 Ed Traynor, January 7, 2010 (1 CD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshot of exhibition announcement, 2011
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center: "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980," 2008-2010 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box: 15 optical discs; 5.8 GB)
Now Dig This audio and transcripts online

Material comprises recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted by the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center in relation to its 2011 exhibition, "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980." The research and exhibition were part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project. According to promotional documentation released at the time of the exhibition, the material "examines a pioneering group of African American artists whose work, connections, and friendships with other artists of varied ethnic backgrounds influenced the creative community and artistic practices that developed in Los Angeles during this historic period."
[Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center. "Exhibitions," accessed June 12, 2020, http://hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/detail/exhibition_id/196]
Arrangement
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as archival or duplication masters and are therefore restricted. Some of the interviews are restricted; restrictions are noted below. Digital materials that are open to researchers are available online.
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2011.IA.26-01 Camille Billops [see James Hatch], May 18, 2010
2011.IA.26-01 Dan Concholar, December 13, 2009 (2 CDs)
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2011.IA.26-01 Fred Eversley, November 18, 2008 (2 CDs)
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2011.IA.26-01 Charles Gaines, February 26, 2010 (2 CDs)
2011.IA.26-01 James Hatch and Camille Billops, May 18, 2010 (4 CDs)
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Note: The audio is scratchy in places and the content of the CDs is largely overlapping.
2011.IA.26-01 E.J. Montgomery, April 27, 2010 (1 CD)
2011.IA.26-01 Judson Powell and Sue Welsh, June 25, 2010 (4 CDs)
2011.IA.26-01 Sue Welsh [see Judson Powell]
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release and screenshot of exhibition webpage, 2012012
Armory Center for the Arts: "Speaking in Tongues: The Art of Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," 2009-2010 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box: 18 optical discs; 1.7 GB)
Speaking in Tongues audio and transcripts online

Material comprises recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted by the Armory Center for the Arts in relation to its 2011 exhibition, "Speaking in Tongues: The Art of Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken." The interviews and exhibition were part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project. According to a press release from the Armory Center, "this exhibition examines how these two artists bridged modernist and emerging post-modernist trends by ushering in the use of photography as a key element of contemporary avant-garde art. Focusing on language and the creation of new visual codes, as well as on the little-known friendship between Berman and Heinecken, their works are explored within the unique cultural milieu of 1960s and 1970s Southern California, as it fueled and amplified each artist's highly original creative approach to making images."
[Armory Center for the Arts. Press Release, July 7, 2011. Accessed September 30, 2011, http://www.armoryarts.org/about-us/news/wallace-berman-and-robert-heinecken-together-at-last/]
Arrangement
Individual recordings and transcripts are spread across 18 discs. Interviews are listed here alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as archival or duplication masters and are therefore restricted. Some of the interviews are restricted; restrictions are noted below. All materials that are open to researchers are available online.
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2011.IA.27-01 Tom Barrow, May 1, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Luke Batten, around 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Tosh Berman, March, 21, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Carl Chiarenza, February 17, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Eileen Cowin, around 2009 or 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Darryl Curran, June 6, 2009
2011.IA.27-01 Robert Fichter, January 5, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Bruria Finkel, May 12, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Jeff Gates, around 2009 or 2010
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2011.IA.27-01 Hal Glicksman, February 9, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Karol Heinecken Mora, April 17, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Geoff Heinecken, around 2009 or 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Graham Howe, June 28, 2009
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2011.IA.27-01 Harold Jones, April 29, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Stephen Lemher, November 9, 2009
2011.IA.27-01 Nathan Lyons, February 17, 2010
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2011.IA.27-01 David Meltzer, January 24 and February 7, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Joyce Neimanas, May 1 of 2009 or 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Robert Dean Stockwell, December 9, 2010
2011.IA.27-01 Russ Tamblyn, October 12, 2010
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, July 7, 2011
California African American Museum: "Places of Validation, Art and Progression," circa 2011 0.1 Linear Feet (1 enclosure: 5 optical discs; 1.1 GB)
Places of Validation videos online

Resource comprises five video recordings created by the California African American Museum (CAAM) in relation to its 2011-2012 exhibition "Places of Validation, Art and Progression." The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. According to a press release from CAAM, the exhibition brought to life "the history of the artists who helped birth one of the most influential art movements of the second half of the 20th century and the validators who supported and enabled them to achieve their goals in spite of the wider conditions of exclusion from the mainstream art presenting community. The perspective of 'Places of Validation, Art and Progression' is on the history and driving forces that made venues and opportunities possible for Black art to be seen while allowing the art to reflect the wide variety of artists, styles, venues and personalities that served the Black arts scene between 1940-1980."
The video recordings each run from three to six minutes in length and feature excerpts of interviews with artists and their supporters, as well as images of art works and ephemera. The interviews are undated, but were probably conducted in 2011.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
The discs are listed alphabetically.
The recordings were received in digital format (electronic files that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as duplication masters and are therefore restricted. Recordings from discs 1, 3, 4, and 5 are open to researchers and are publically available online through http://hdl.handle.net/10020/2013ia18.
Please note that, due to rights restrictions, the J. Paul Getty Trust is currently unable to provide access to disc 2 (Collectors and Bartering), however, the video is available through another source at http://vimeo.com/65933144.
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2013.IA.18-01 Brockman Gallery: Dale and Alonzo Davis, probably 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2013.IA.18-01 Collectors and Bartering: interviews on collecting with Dr. Leon Banks, Donald Stinson, Jerry Manpearl, and Henry Segerstrom; interviews on bartering with Bill Pajaud, Dr. Samella Lewis, Greg Pitts, and Betye Saar, probably 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
RESTRICTED. This video is closed until such time as the J. Paul Getty Trust receives signed permissions from all the interviewees.
2013.IA.18-01 First Voices of Validation: probably 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
1940s: Bill Pajaud, Greg Pitts, Betye Saar, Dr. Samella Lewis (early arts scene in Los Angeles)
1950s and 1960s: Dale Davis, Dr. Samella Lewis, Joe Sims (creating their own opportunities)
1960s and 1970s: Donald Stinson and Cecil Fergerson (progression)
1960s and 1970s: Greg Pitts and Cecil Fergerson (expanding recognition of Black art)
Roderick Sykes and Dr. Samella Lewis (true validation is progression)
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2013.IA.18-01 Murals: Betye Saar, Joe Sims, Elliott Pinkney, and Roderick Sykes, probably 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2013.IA.18-01 Other Places of Validation: Roderick Sykes, Greg Pitts, Dr. Samella Lewis, Donald Stinson, and Bernie Casey, probably 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release and screenshot of exhibition announcement, 2011
California Institute of the Arts: "The Experimental Impulse," 2011-2012 0.2 Linear Feet (1 shared box: 6 optical discs; 12.6 GB)
(2012.IA.046) California Institute of the Arts: "The Experimental Impulse"

Materials comprise clips and excerpts of audio and video recordings of oral history interviews with over 30 persons conducted by the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in conjunction with their 2011-2012 exhibition "The Experimental Impulse" shown at REDCAT. According to promotional material released by CalArts, the exhibition explored "the pivotal role of experimentation in Los Angeles in the years immediately following the city's emergence as a vital artistic center . . . [and offered] new insights into the understanding of developments in critical art practice after 1965 . . ." The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. a research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles.
The interviews focus on "a selection of key figures who shaped the city's cultural landscape through various forms of patronage and artist-motivated initiatives. The exhibition includes original interviews with such individuals as Robert Smith, founding director of the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (1974-85); Dorit Cypis, co-director of Foundation for Art Resources (1979-82); Marc Pally, first director of LACE (1979-83); Gemini G.E.L. co-founder and patron Stanley Grinstein; collectors Judy and Stuart Spence; and many others."
REDCAT. "Exhibition," accessed November 20, 2012, http://www.redcat.org/exhibition/experimental-impulse
The discs act as archival or duplication masters and are therefore restricted. Some of the interviews are restricted; restrictions are noted below. Digital materials that are open to researchers are available online.
Interviews with Rena Small, Sherry Milner, Stanley Grinstein conducted by Thomas Lawson and Aram Moshayedi
Interviews with Sheila de Bretteville, Roger Conrad, Chip Lord conducted by Benjamin Tong
Interviews with Craig Hodgetts, Stephen Nowlin, Richard Farson, John Bache, Joe Malloy, Chip Lord conducted by Benjamin Tong
Interviews with Cheryl Kershaw, Jill Ciment, Mira Schor, Robert Covington, Suzanne Lacy, and James Welling conducted by Fiona Connor
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2012.IA.049-01 The Experimental Impulse documentary
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release and screenshot of exhibition webpage, 2011
City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department: "Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center," 2010 0.7 Linear Feet (2 boxes: 49 optical discs; 43.2 GB)
Civic Virtue transcripts and video samples online

Materials comprise video recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted in 2010 by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) in conjunction with their exhibition "Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center," which examined the institutional histories of two of the oldest and most diverse artistic centers operated by the DCA. The exhibition was open from December 2011 to February 2012 and highlighted the work of some of the artists, curators, and community activists whose contributions enhanced the culture and community of Los Angeles and helped establish it as an international artistic center. The exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery was "a chronological survey examining the role of civic government in relationship to the development of arts in Los Angeles traced through painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, and film," while the exhibition at the Watts Towers was "a chronological survey examining the development of this important grass-roots arts space into an established, nationally-recognized, community arts center."
The interviews were primarily conducted by Pilar Tompkins Rivas and focus on the development, restoration, administration, and activities of the Watts Towers Arts Center and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery from the perspective of individuals actively involved with the institutions. The interviews, exhibition, and related events were part of the city-wide Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project that focused on postwar art in Los Angeles from 1945-1980.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
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Discs are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee, followed by the disc containing transcripts of the interviews.
The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as archival or duplication masters and are therefore restricted. Some of the interviews are restricted; restrictions are noted below. These materials are open to researchers and available online.
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2012.IA.052-01 Artist and curator Cecil Fergerson discusses his history with LACMA and the community in Watts, May 20, 2010 (Duplication masters: 5 DVDs)
2012.IA.052-01 Curator and museum director Josine Ianco-Starrels provides an overview of her professional career up to 1980, April 16-18, 2010 (Duplication maters: 13 DVDs)
2012.IA.052-01 Historic site curator Virgina Kazor discusses her work with the L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs and the restoration of the Watts Towers and Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House, September 29, 2010 (Duplication masters: 2 DVDs)
2012.IA.052-01 Painter and lithographer June Wayne provides a brief history of her work in Los Angeles up to 1980, July 29 and September 2, 2010 (Duplication masters: 4 DVDs)
2012.IA.052-01 Transcriptions of interviews, 2010 (Use copy: 1 CD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshot of exhibition description from webpage, 2011
Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanic Gardens: "The House that Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985," mid 1990s, 2011 0.1 Linear Feet (1 shared box. 1 optical disc. 3.9 GB.)
The House that Sam Built transcripts and audio clips online

Resource comprises full transcripts and clips of audio recordings of interviews conducted by the Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanical Gardens in relation to its 2011-2012 exhibition, "The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985." The exhibition held the California home that craftsman Sam Maloof and his wife Alfreda created in the mid-1950s as its central metaphor. The research and exhibition were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. a city-wide research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. The exhibition showcased important Maloof pieces (primarily furniture) and works in various media by his friends and colleagues. Interviews were conducted with Maloof (mid-1990s) and artists from his circle (2011).
According to promotional material released at the time of the exhibition, the exhibition intended to "shed new light on the rich network of influences and exchanges that developed among artists and artisans living near the college town of Claremont in the Pomona Valley . . . Covering a dynamic period in American art, the exhibition spanned the development of Maloof's work from his earliest explorations of handcrafted furniture in the 1950s to 1985, the year he received the 'Genius Grant' from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation."
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
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Individual interviews are listed alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee followed by thematic compilations of interview audio clips as used in the exhibition.
Resource is open to qualified researchers and available online. The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on an optical disc). The disc acts as a duplication master and is therefore restricted.
Individual interviews with artists:
Material includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Sam Maloof and artists that were featured in the exhibition. Full transcripts of the interviews and excerpts of the interview audio recordings that were featured in the exhibition are available online. Use copies of the full audio recordings are available upon request. Advanced notice is required for the production of use copies. The production of use copies may delay research requests.
Please note that a full transcript and audio excerpts of the Betty Davenport Ford interview are provided courtesy of the American Museum of Ceramic Art.
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Aldo Casanova (sculpture), June 15, 2011
Betty Davenport Ford (ceramics), February 21, 2011
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 James Hueter (painting), June 14, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Sam Maloof (woodworking), mid-1990s
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Harrison McIntosh (ceramics), June 15, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 James Strombotne (painting), June 21, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 John Svenson (sculpture), June 14, 2011
Thematic compilations of audio excerpts featured in exhibition:
These audio recordings are compilations of excerpts from various interviews, including commentary from James Hueter, Harrison McIntosh, Aldo Casanova, John Svenson, and Betty Davenport Ford. The Ford audio (from February 2011) was provided courtesy of the American Museum of Ceramic Art.
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Memories of Sam Maloof: Meeting Sam; The House that Sam Built; Generosity; Sam's Dedication, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 A Community of Artists: Millard Sheets; Showing our work; Why Claremont, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 The Colleges: A Humanities Haven; There was a Diversity; The Scene was Exciting, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Script of audio featured in the exhibition, 2011
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, 2011
Japanese American National Museum: "Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design & Activism in Post-War Los Angeles," 2011-2012 0.3 Linear Feet (1 enclosure: printed transcripts. 1 shared box: 9 optical discs; 28.7 GB)
Materials comprise video recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in conjunction with their 2011-2012 exhibition, "Drawing the Line: Japanese American Art, Design and Activism in Post-War Los Angeles." The exhibition explored "the changing notions of identity and community in Post-War Japanese American Los Angeles, from the 1950s to the early 1980s. Art and activism combine and are redefined through landmark works by a diverse group of exceptional artists and designers."
The interviews were conducted with a broad group of artists, whose specialities include visual art, performing art, filmmaking, graphic design, and automotive design. Interviews were also conducted with founders of Gidra, a creative UCLA student newspaper (1969-1974), sometimes called "The Voice of the Asian American Movement," that focused on political advocacy and Asian American identity. The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles.
The material also includes one video recording of "What Can a Song Do?" (January 24, 2012) featuring Nobuko Miyamoto (aka Joanne Miya), Japanese American actress, dancer, performance artist, and activist. The performance was presented at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) in collaboration with JANM as part of the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival. The performance was presented in conjunction with "Drawing the Line." Along with William "Charlie" Chin and the late Chris Ijima, Miyamoto created the group Yellow Pearl, which recorded the musical album "A Grain of Sand: Music for the Struggle of Asians in America" in 1973. The 2012 "What Can a Song Do?" performance was referred to as the "Yellow Pearl Remix" concert, and along with Nobuko Miyamoto, featured Benny Yee, Danny Yamamoto, Atomic Nancy, Chucky Kim, Traci Kato-Kiriyama, Ruben Guevara, Tatsuo Hirano, Kathy Masaoka, Sean Miura and Kamau Ayubbi. It was directed by Dan Kwong with visuals by Tran Bui.
Japanese American National Museum. Press Release, accessed November 12, 2012. http://www.janm.org/press/release/301/
Arrangement
Materials are listed in the following order: video interview about Gidra; individual video interviews alphabetically by surname; musical/dance performance video; printed transcripts; and printed ephemera.
The recordings exist solely in digital format (electronic files that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as duplication masters and are therefore restricted. The transcripts were received in print and are are only available on site at the Getty Research Institute.
Due to a lack of agreements from some participants, the musical/dance performance is only available on site at the Getty Research Institute or through Interlibrary Loan.
Video recordings of the interviews are open to researchers and are publically available online.
Interviews:
Drawing the Line video interviews online

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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Gidra interviews with Doug Aihara, Mike Murase, and Evelyn Yoshimura, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Mike (Matsumi) Kanemitsu: Interview with his daughter, Nancy Uyemura, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Robert Nakamura, August 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Linda Nishio, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Ben Sakoguchi, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Larry Shinoda: Interview with his sister, Grace Aiko Shinoda Nakamura, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Bruce Yonemoto, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Norman Yonemoto, September 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 "What Can a Song Do?" Yellow Pearl: Remix. Nobuko Miyamoto (Joanne Miya) Performance at LACE, January 24, 2012 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
What Can a Song Do? video online

Due to rights limitations, the video recording of the performance is only available on site at the Getty Research Institute or through Interlibrary Loan.
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2012.IA.050-01 Printed transcripts of all interviews, 2011
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshot of exhibition webpage, 2011
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions: "Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California 1970-1983," 2009-2011 (1 shared box: 4 optical discs; 3 GB)
Los Angeles Goes Live audio online

Resource comprises audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in relation to its 2011-2012 exhibition, "Los Angeles Goes Live: Performance Art in Southern California, 1970-1983." The exhibition featured performance art documentation such as costumes, props, photographs, artist books, video, scripts, scores, and posters representing a variety of performance artists and approaches. The project also included a performance series and publication that explored the histories and legacies of performance art. The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time, a city-wide project that documented the post-war art scene in Los Angeles.
The concurrent performance series featured "re-inventions of historical performances and new performative actions staged throughout" Los Angeles. The exhibition and performances examined "a central issue at the core of performance art practice and scholarship: How can one revisit performance art after the fact? Through documentation? Through restaging the work by the original artist? Through a contemporary reinvention by another?"
The exhibition and performances/interviews? were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Materials are listed alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
Resource is open to qualified researchers.
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Jerri Allyn, February 25 and April 26, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Jacki Apple, around 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Larry Bell, July 26, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Ed Bereal, May 11, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Nancy Buchanan, February-March, 2010 and June 15, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Chris Burden, January 20, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Judy Chicago, around 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Dorit Cypis, September 29, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Dark Bob and Light Bob, June 29, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Lowell Darling, April 15, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Norma Jean Deák, around 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Simone Forti, July 14, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Llyn Foulkes, June 26, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Cheri Gaulke, February-March 2010 and June 25, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Maren Hassinger, August 13, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Lin Hixon, May 4, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Hirokazu Kosaka, April 20, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Leslie Labowitz, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Suzanne Lacy, March 26, 2010 and January 21, 2011
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 James Luna, April 10, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 John Malpede, July 2, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Barry Markowitz, June 26, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Nobuko Miyamoto, July 17, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Susan Mogul [restricted], June 10, 2009
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Senga Nengudi, October 2009
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Pauline Oliveros, June 16, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Rudy Perez, June 25, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Rachel Rosenthal, April 22, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Josie Roth, June 25, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Brian Routh, May 15, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Nina Sobell, July 13, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Carl Stone, July 6, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Patssi Valdez, November 2, 2009
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 John White, April 16, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Faith Wilding, June 7, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Robert Wilhite, April 22, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Terry Wolverton, May 12, 2010
Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Z'EV (Stef Weisser), July 13, 2010
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release and screenshots of exhibition webpage, 2011
Los Angeles County Museum of Art: "California Design, 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way,'" 2011 0.1 Linear Feet (1 enclosure: 1 optical disc; 4.1 GB)
California Design video interviews online

"California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way, Designer Interviews" was a video recording created by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in relation to its 2011-2012 exhibition, "California Design, 1930-1965: 'Living in a Modern Way.'" The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide research project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. According to a press release from LACMA, "The exhibition, the first major study of modern California design, examines the state's key role in shaping the material culture of the country at mid-century. California Design features . . . furniture, textiles, fashion, graphic and industrial design, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork, architectural drawings, and film . . ." The credits list "Films by Alexa Oona Schulz, 2011." The interviews were likely conducted in 2010 or 2011.
The following artists/designers are interviewed on this video: Lou Danziger, John Kapel, Gere Kavanaugh, Bernard Kester, Harrison McIntosh, merry renk, June Schwarcz, Kay Sekimachi, Jack Stauffacher, Deborah Sussman, and Gene Tepper.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
The digital files containing the individual interviews have been arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
The DVD compilation is only available on site at the Getty Research Institute. The interviews that comprise the compilation are open and available online.
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2011.IA.69-01 Video compilation of interviews (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, 2011
Los Angeles Filmforum: "Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles 1945-1980," 2009-2010 1.6 Linear Feet (4 boxes: 92 optical discs; 204.1 GB)
Los Angeles Filmforum's project, "Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles 1945-1980," focused on the community of filmmakers, artists, curators and programmers who contributed to the creation and presentation of experimental film and video in Southern California in the postwar era. Filmforum's 2011 exhibition was a series of film screenings at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, as well as several collaborative screenings with other cultural organizations. L.A. Filmforum's project included film screenings, oral history interviews, and symposia, and was part of the Los Angeles-based Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. initiative. A few of the oral history interview video recordings (DVDs) were not playable when the Getty received them from Filmforum. Although these few video recordings are unavailable thorough the Getty, the transcripts for all Filmforum recordings are available in their entirety.
Materials date from 2009 to 2010 and include video recordings of public panel discussions/symposia as well as video recordings and transcripts of interviews with individuals from the Los Angeles postwar filmmaking community.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Interviews are arranged in alphabetical order by the surname of the interviewee. Symposia (panel discussions) follow the interviews.
The content of all the interviews is open and unrestricted. The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on optical discs). The discs act as archival masters and are therefore restricted.
Due to lack of agreements from some public panel discussion participants, panel discussions (transcripts and recordings) are only available on site at the Getty Research Institute or through Interlibrary Loan.
Interviews
Alternative Projections video interviews online

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2012.IA.004-01 Andersen, Thom, January 10, 2010 (Disc 05-07: video recording; Disc 08: transcript)
2012.IA.004-01 Block, Beth, February 14, 2010 (Disc 09-11: video recording; Disc 12: transcript)
2012.IA.004-01 Cannon, Terry, November 15, 2009 (Disc 13-14: video recording; Disc 15: transcript)
2012.IA.004-01 Casady, Chris, November 22, 2009 (Disc 16-17: video recording; Disc 18: transcript)
2012.IA.004-01 David, Sky, April 17, 2010 (Disc 19-20: video recording; Disc 21: transcript)
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Please note that this interview contains mature content. Sky David discusses some particularly graphic details of his Vietnam War experience during his video interview.
2012.IA.004-01 Erenberg, Sam, March 28, 2010 (Disc 22-23: video recording; Disc 24: transcript)
Fles, Michael (formerly known as John Fles) June 27, 2009
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2012.IA.004-01 Fles, Michael (Disc 25: video recording)
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2012.IA.004-02 Fles, Michael (Disc 26-27: video recording; Disc 28: transcript)
2012.IA.004-02 Friedman, Roberta, February 19-20, 2010 (Disc 29-32: video recording; Disc 33: transcript)
2012.IA.004-02 Gamboa, Harry Jr., May 8, 2010 (Disc 34-35: video recording; Disc 36: transcript)
2012.IA.004-02 Getz, Mike, June 23, 2010 (Disc 37-38: video recording; Disc 39: transcript)
2012.IA.004-02 Hock, Louis, April 18, 2010 (Disc 40-41: video recording; Disc 42: transcript)
2012.IA.004-02 Lebrun, David, October 30, 2009 and January 23, 2010 (Disc 43-49: video recording; Disc 50: transcript)
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2012.IA.004-03 Mays, Peter, November 7, 2009 and April 3, 2010 (Disc 51-54: video recording; Disc 55: transcript)
2012.IA.004-03 Nakamura, Robert, May 23, 2010 and August 22, 2010 (Disc 56-59: video recording; Disc 60: transcript)
2012.IA.004-03 Perkins, Jeffrey, June 5, 2010 (Disc 61-62: video recording; Disc 63: transcript)
2012.IA.004-03 Pike, Angeline, January 9, 2010 (Disc 64-65: video recording; Disc 66: transcript)
2012.IA.004-03 Scaff, William, May 2, 2010 (Disc 67-68: video recording; Disc 69: transcript)
2012.IA.004-03 Scroggins, Michael, March 27, 2010 and May 9, 2010 (Disc 70-73: video recording; Disc 74: transcript)
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2012.IA.004-04 Thomas, Kevin, October 21, 2010 (Disc 75-76: video recording; Disc 77: transcript)
2012.IA.004-04 Rice, Craig and Keith Ullrich, January 16, 2010 (Disc 78-80: video recording; Disc 81: transcript)
Ullrich, Keith [See interview under Craig Rice]
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2012.IA.004-04 Whitney, John Jr., April 24, 2010 and July 24, 2010 (Disc 82-84: video recording; Disc 85: transcript)
2012.IA.004-04 Wilson, David, January 30, 2010 (Disc 86-88: video recording; Disc 89: transcript)
2012.IA.004-04 Wilson, Diana, May 1, 2010 (Disc 90-91: video recording; Disc 92: transcript)
Symposia/Panel discussions
Alternative Projections symposia online

Due to the lack of agreements from some public panel discussion participants, panel discussions (transcripts and recordings) are only available on site at the Getty Research Institute or through Interlibrary Loan.
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2012.IA.004-01 Sing Wing Turquoise Bird Panel Discussion, November 13, 2010 (Disc 01: video recording; Disc 02: transcript)
Alternative Projections Symposium. Moderator: Adam Hyman. Panel Participants: Amy Halpern, Shayne Hood, Larry Janss, David Lebrun, Peter Mays, and Michael Scroggins.
2012.IA.004-01 Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis Panel Discussion, November 14, 2010 (Disc 03: videorecording; disc 04: transcript)
Alternative Projections Symposium. Moderator: Terry Cannon. Panel participants: Morgan Fisher, Roberta Friedman, Amy Halpern, Tom Leeser, Beverly O'Neill, Pat O'Neill, Grahame Weinbren, and David Wilson.
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, January 27, 2010
Orange County Museum of Art: "State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970," 2009-2011 0.1 Linear Feet (1 shared box: 3 optical discs; 6.3 GB)
Materials comprise video recordings of public conversations sponsored by the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) in relation to its exhibition "State of Mind: California Art circa 1970," which was part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project. According to an OCMA press release dated July, 2011, the exhibition was co-sponsored by the University of California, Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Archive and featured "installations, photographs, videos, artists' books, and extensive performance documentation . . . that demonstrate[d] the crucial role of California artists on the development of Conceptual art and other new genres." Materials also include exhibition planning documents that comprise notes taken during studio visits reflecting conversations with artists who were contributing pieces to the show. No traditional oral histories or transcripts were received by the Getty. Exhibition documentation includes brief notes on conversations with each of the following artists and one or more digital images of their work(s) of art: Paul Cotton, Eleanor Antin, Lowell Darling, Howard Fried,Charles Gaines, Lynn Hershman, Doug Huebler, Suzanne lacy, Fred Lonidier, Chip Lord, Tom Marioni, Paul McCarthy, James Melchert, Ed Ruscha, Darryl Sapien, Allan Sekula, Paul Kos, and Barbara Smith.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Materials are arranged with the video recordings first followed by the exhibition planning notes.
Due to rights restrictions, the exhibition planning notes are only available in the Reading Room at the Getty Research Institute and the public discussions are only available from computers on-site at the Getty.
Public discussions
State of Mind videos online

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2012.IA.002-shared "Opening Day Artists' Talks," October 9, 2011 (Videorecording: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.002-shared "Student Night: Barbara Smith in Conversation with Juli Careon," October 20, 2011 (Videorecording: 1 DVD)
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Shared 2012.IA.002; 2012.IA.003-02 Exhibition planning notes, 2009-2010 (1 CD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, July 2011
Otis College of Art and Design: "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building (1973-1991)," 2009-2012 2.2 Linear Feet (4 boxes: 46 optical discs and 26 video tapes; 110 GB)
Materials primarily comprise video recordings of oral history interviews and video compilations collected or conducted by the Otis College of Art and Design in conjunction with its exhibition, "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building (1973-1991)." A press release introducing the exhibition explains that from "1973 to 1991 the Woman's Building housed and supported the creation of highly original works in performance, graphics, literature, video and visual arts, and presented some of the leading women artists of the time, including muralist Judy Baca, artist Betye Saar, performance artist Suzanne Lacy, comedian and actor Lily Tomlin, and authors Kate Millett and Alice Walker, among others." According to the press release, the intention of the exhibition and related public events was to "document, contextualize and pay tribute to the groundbreaking work of feminist artists and art cooperatives that were centered in and around the Los Angeles Woman's Building in the 1970s and 1980s." The exhibition and related videos were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide project that focused on Postwar (1945-1980) art in Los Angeles.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Videos are listed according to the spreadsheet sent by the creator. They are grouped together thematically and then arranged by the last name of the interviewee or the title/subtitle of the work.
The recordings held by the Getty Institutional Archives exist solely in digital format (transferred to the Archives on DVDs and original tapes). The tapes act as archival originals. The recordings are open to researchers and are available online through the Otis College of Art and Design YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/course?list=EC9BF2A6F540F23156&feature=plcp
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2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Jerri Allyn, August 21, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Betty Brown, January, 18, 2012 (Duplicating master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Nancy Buchanan, April 17, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Sheila de Bretteville, January 4, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Carol Chen, Fall 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Feminist Art Workers, November 14, 2009 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Anne Gauldin, 2010 (Duplicating master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Cheri Gaulke, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Betty Gordon, October 18, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Great Lady Rising, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Vanalynn Green, February 25, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Kirsten Grimstad and Susan Rennie, March 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Susan King, March 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Eloise Klein Healy, January 31, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-01 The Woman's Building History: Michele Kort, February 20, 2012 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
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2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Leslie Labowitz, March 10, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Suzanne Lacy, February 25, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Los Angeles Women's Video Center, November 14, 2009 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Bia Lowe, December 10, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Paula Lumbard, March 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Helene Ly, December 10, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Sue Mayberry, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Cynthia Marsh, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Deena Metzger, February 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Susan Mogul's Woman's Building, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Mother Art, March 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Linda Nishio, April 10, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Gloria Orenstein, Aigust 21, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Phranc, February 20, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-02 The Woman's Building History: Sisters of Survival, February 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
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2012.IA.051-03 The Woman's Building History: Cheryl Swannack, February 20, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 The Woman's Building History: Linda Vallejo, April 10, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 The Woman's Building History: Waitresses, September 14, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 The Woman's Building History: Terry Wolverton, February 13, 2010 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Judy Chicago and Suzanne Lacy in Conversation, March 5, 2007 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Bruria Finkel, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Gilah Yelin Hirsch, August 16, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Joyce Kosloff, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Rachel Rosenthal, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Barbara T. Smith, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Tribute to June Wayne, 2011-2012 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement: Ruth Weisberg, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
2012.IA.051-03 Memories of the Woman's Building, October 15, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
Featuring Katya Biesantz, Kathleen Forrest, Chutney Gunderson, Ann Isolde, Maria Karras and Marguerite Elliot, Jenay Meraz, Julia Paoli, Rha Nickerson, and Laura Silagi.
2012.IA.051-03 Still Doin' It: Fanning the Flames of the Woman's Building, symposium, October 15 and 16, 2011 (Duplication masters: 2 DVDs)
General
Video features Sheila de Brettville, Susan E. King, Suzanne Lacy, Onya Hogan-Finlay, Elana Mann, and Audrey Chan. Please note that Disc 1 is scratched, rendering the last five minutes of the Hogan-Finlay lecture unreadable.
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshots of exhibition webpages, 2011
Pomona College Museum of Art: "It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles, 1969-1973," 2008-2010 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box: printed material)
Materials comprise interviews that were conducted on behalf of the Pomona College Museum of Art in relation to its 2011 exhibition, "It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973." The interviews and exhibition were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. These brief interviews focus on the activities of artists, scholars, students, and faculty associated with Pomona College from 1969 to 1973, touching on topics such as postminimalism, Light and Space art, performance art, photography, and Conceptual art.
Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
Arrangement
Transcripts were received in print. They are arranged in alphabetical order by the interviewee's surname.
Release forms were not received from Brewster, Ruppersberg, or Turrell; those transcripts are closed until such time as the Getty receives permissions to provide access to them. All other transcripts received from Pomona College are available on site at the Getty Research Institute.
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2012.IA.023-01 Mowry Baden, August 12, 2008 and December 21, 2009
2012.IA.023-01 Michael Brewster, June 2, 2010
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2012.IA.023-01 Chris Burden, May 18, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Ron Cooper, December 17, 2009
2012.IA.023-01 Tom Eatherton, June 4, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Ger van Elk, October 6, 2009
2012.IA.023-01 Judy Fiskin, April 28, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Llyod Hamrol, June 15, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Robert Irwin, May 22, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Hirokazu Kosaka, June 2, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 William Leavitt, January 21, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Ed Moses, June 7, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Allen Ruppersberg, February 16, 2010
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2012.IA.023-01 Peter Shelton, May 13, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 Hap Tivey, July 23, 2009
2012.IA.023-01 James Turrell, February 17, 2009
RESTRICTED. This material is restricted due to lack of permission from the interviewee.
2012.IA.023-01 William Wegman, June 9, 2010
2012.IA.023-01 John White, June 3, 2010
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press releases, March and June 2011
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery: "Clay's Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, Peter Voulkos: 1956-1968," 2009-2011 (electronic resource; 2 MB)
Clay's Tectonic Shift transcripts online

Resource comprises transcripts of interviews with artists and art historians conducted by the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery (Scripps College, Claremont, California) in relation to their 2012 exhibition "Clay's Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, Peter Voulkos: 1956-1968." The interviews and exhibition were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles.
Dr. Mary Davis MacNaughton, director of the Williamson Gallery, described the concept behind the exhibition and catalog: "Mason, Price, and Voulkos changed the conversation in ceramics from craft to art, creating fired-clay sculpture that was unprecedented in ambition and originality. The exhibition presents important works in this development. These three artists were the catalysts for a new ceramic scene and a definitive shift in the way ceramics were understood. From that point until the present day, clay has simply never been viewed in the same way again."
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. "Exhibitions," accessed June 19, 2012, http://rcwg.scrippscollege.edu/exhibitions/clays-tectonic-shift-john-mason-ken-price-and-peter-voulkos-1956-1968
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Digital files are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee. (Files were transferred electronically; no physical carrier was received.)
The transcripts are open to researchers. The transcripts exist solely in digital format and are available online.
David Armstrong, October 23, 2010
John Baldessari, November 5, 2010
Larry Bell, September 29, 2010
Billy Al Bengston, August 26, 2010
Chris Burden, September 28, 2010
Tony DeLap, November 23, 2010
Joe Goode, October 4, 2010
Stanley Grinstein, September 22, 2010
George Herms, November 23, 2010
John Mason, 2010
Douglas McClellan, September 20, 2010
Harrison McIntosh, August 21, 2009
Ken Price, 2010
Peter Selz, August 20, 2010
Henry Takemoto, November 2010
Maurice Truchman, 2010 and 2011
Jack Zajac, October 25, 2010
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshot of exhibition webpage, 2012
UCLA Film and Television Archive: L.A. Rebellion, 2010-2011 0.8 Linear Feet (1 box: 1 hard drive; 1.1 TB)
L.A. Rebellion transcripts and videos online

Materials comprise video recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted as part of UCLA Film and Television Archive's L.A. Rebellion initiative. The material documents the story, the artists and the work of a group of African and African-American students who entered the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in the 1960s, "in the aftermath of the Watts Uprising and against the backdrop of the continuing Civil Rights Movement and the escalating Vietnam War," as part of an "Ethno-Communications" initiative. According to the L.A. Rebellion website, the Ethno Communications initiative was "designed to be responsive to communities of color (also including Asian, Chicano and Native American communities). These mostly unheralded artists created a unique cinematic landscape, as (over the course of two decades) students arrived, mentored one another and passed the torch to the next group."
The L.A. Rebellion initiative began as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project, which focused on the post World War II art scene in Los Angeles from 1945-1980. Since then, "dozens of filmmakers have been identified as part of the L.A. Rebellion movement and the initiative has grown into a massive effort by all departments of the Archive to bring to light the contributions of these first generations of Black UCLA film students."
Interviews were conducted by Allyson Field, Jacqueline Stewart, Jan-Christian Horak, Tony Best, Robyn Charles, Shannon Kelley, and Zeinabu irene Davis.
[UCLA Film and Television Archive. "The Story of the L.A. Rebellion" accessed June 7, 2012. http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/la-rebellion/story-la-rebellion]
Arrangement
Materials are listed alphabetically by the surname of the interviewee.
The recordings and transcripts exist solely in digital format (electronic documents and recordings that were transferred to the Archives on a hard disk drive). The drive acts as an archival master and is therefore restricted. Material is open to researchers and is available online in the form of transcripts and, where available, accompanied by a sample video recording from each interviewee. Full video recordings are available upon request.
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2012.IA.038-01 Abdosh Abdulhafiz, October 15, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Shirikiana Aina, May 27, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Don Amis, November 7, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Carroll Parrott Blue, June 23, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Storme Bright Sweet, August 23, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Charles Burnett, June 7 and 15, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Ben Caldwell, June 14, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Larry Clark, June 2, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Julie Dash, June 8, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Zeinabu irene Davis, June 24, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Pierre H. L. Désir, April 8, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Alicia Dhanifu, September 13, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Jamaa Fanaka, June 16, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Jacqueline Frazier, August 29, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Haile Gerima, September 13, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Richard Hawkins, October 14, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Pamela Jones (aka Revalyn T. Golde), May 29, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Alile Sharon Larkin, June 13, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 O. Funmilayo Makarah, May 29, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Barbara McCullough, June 8, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Bob Nakamura, July 9, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Bernard Nicolas, June 17, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Tom Penick, November 12, 2010
2012.IA.038-01 Clyde Taylor, March 22, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Robert Wheaton, August 30, 2011
2012.IA.038-01 Billy Woodberry, June and July, 2010
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Screenshot of project webpage,
USC Fisher Museum of Art: "Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community," 2011 0.1 Linear Feet (1 shared box: 1 optical disc; 1.1 GB)
Sight Specific: LACPS video online

Resource comprises a video recording of oral history interviews conducted by the USC Fisher Museum of Art (University of Southern California) in relation to their 2012 exhibition, "Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community." The exhibition explored the role that the Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies (LACPS) played in fostering the photographic community in Los Angeles in the late 1970s and early 1980s. According to promotional material released at the time of the exhibition, the aim of the exhibition was to contextualize "the personalities, programs, and impact of the Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies by reconstructing selections from the organization's exhibitions from 1974 to 1985." It went on to say that "Sight Specific" explored "how LACPS as an organization attempted to frame the discussion of contemporary issues surrounding photographic practice, and ultimately, how the organization set the stage for the future of image-making within and beyond Southern California."
The exhibition and related interviews were part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., a city-wide project that focused on the postwar (1945-1980) art scene in Los Angeles. The video recording captures interviews with persons actively involved with LACPS: Suda House, former president; Robert Glenn Ketchum, former president; Sheila Pinkel, organizer; Deborah Irmas, curator; and Howard Spector, former director. Additional information on this exhibition can be found on the PST website at http://www.pacificstandardtime.org/past/artinla/exhibitions.html.
The recording exists solely in digital format (resource was transferred to the Archives on an optical disc). The disc acts as an archival master and is therefore restricted. Resource is open to researchers and is available online.
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 "LACSP Oral History Interviews" conducted by Tim Wride and David Frantz, 2011 (Duplication master: 1 DVD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, January 25, 2012
Vincent Price Art Museum: "'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles" 0.2 Linear Feet (1 enclosure and one shared box: 2 optical discs and printed material; 1 MB)
Resource comprises an audio recording and transcript of an oral history interview with Janet Chann regarding her father, artist George Chann. The oral history was conducted in 2011 by the Vincent Price Art Museum in conjunction with its 2012 exhibition "'Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles." The interview and exhibition were part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project, which focused on the post World War II art scene in Los Angeles. According to a press release, the exhibition showcased "the work of George Chann, Jake Lee, John Kwok, Milton Quon, and Tyrus Wong, who employed their artistic abilities in their professional lives while remaining true to their own artistic pursuits in their personal lives . . . [and] how they achieved success on their own terms in their commitment to making art in Los Angeles; and the significance of their contributions to the region's artistic and cultural legacy."
Vincent Price Art Museum. Website accessed June 20, 2020, https://vincentpriceartmuseum.org/exhibitions_round-the-clock.html
The recording is open to researchers and available online. Access to printed transcript is available on site at the Getty Research Institute.
Janet Chann interview about her father, artist George Chann, October 27, 2010
Janet Chann audio interview

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2012.IA.049-01 Use copies: Audio recording and transcript (1 CD and 1 printed transcript)
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Shared 2012.IA.046; 047; 048, 049; 050; 136 Duplication master of audio (1 CD)
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2011.IA.48-01 Printed ephemera: Press release, November 11, 2011


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