KPFK "Art Scene" interviews, 1958-1969

Gore, Marian L.
Radio interviewer
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 2.2 linear feet

Collection Summary: The Marian Gore "Art Scene" interviews and papers measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1969, with all sound recordings dated between 1962 and 1964. The core of the collection consists of 37 radio programs recorded by Marion Gore for KPFK radio in Los Angeles, California, consisting of interviews with artists, collectors, gallerists, and museum curators. A series of artist files contains notes, correspondence, and other materials related to her interview subjects, and a printed materials series contains mainly exhibition posters, programs, and announcements produced by the art spaces with which her subjects were affiliated.

Biographical/Historical Note: Marian L. Gore (1914-2009) was a volunteer interviewer for Pacifica radio station KPFK, Los Angeles.

Donated 1997 by Marian Gore.

Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Council on Library and Information Resources "Hidden Collections" grant program.

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Related Materials

All of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for research access in 2010 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices.