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Edward Brooks de Celle papers regarding Scott Burton, 1980-1982

Edward Brooks de Celle papers regarding Scott Burton, 1980-1982

De Celle, Edward Brooks

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear feet

Summary: An interview with Scott Burton (1 cassette; 21 p. transcript, incomplete) Mar. 1980, San Francisco, Calif., conducted by De Celle for publication in the newspaper, The Advocate; and two letters from Mark Thompson, 1980, editor for The Advocate, concerning the interview. Also included are exhibition announcements, clippings, an ArtWeek article on Burton by Robert McDonald, 1980; and reviews about Burton's artwork as well as his performance piece, "Individual Behavior Tableaux," at the University Art Museum, Berkeley, Calif., March 2, 1980.

In the interview, Burton discusses his work and that of several colleagues, including artists who have influenced him. Burton addresses the intereraction between gay culture and the art world establishment.

Biographical/Historical Note

De Celle is an art dealer in San Francisco, Calif; Burton a sculptor (1939-1989), New York City.

Provenance

Donated 1996 by Edward Brooks de Celle.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

Edward Brooks de Celle papers regarding Scott Burton, 1980-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.