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The artist as social designer, 1985

The artist as social designer, 1985

Tuchman, Maurice, 1936-

Curator, Author

Collection Information

Size: 11 sound cassettes (270 p. transcript) + 1 cassette edited for educational tours.

Summary: 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 Note

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.

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