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Fidel Danieli papers, 1962-1987

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 3 series.

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Series 1: Writing and Research Files , 1962-1987
3.2 Linear feet
Boxes 1-4

This series consists of reviews and articles written by Danieli, as well as supporting documentation and notes. Also found are Danieli's research files on artists and exhibitions.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries.
  • 1.1: Artists, 1964-1987
  • 1.2: Exhibitions, 1962-1986
  • 1.3: Other Subjects, circa 1970-1986
1.1: Artists, 1964-1987
Artist files include handwritten and typed drafts of writings about artists for Artweek and Artscene and other publications. Files also include exhibition announcements, artist resumes and biographical information, clippings, limited correspondence, and some photographs and negatives of artwork. Artists covered include Carlos Almarez, Larry Bell, Wallace Berman, Lorser Feitelson, Dan Flavin, Robert Graham, Jules Langsner, Rachel Rosenthal, Alexis Smith, and John White, among many others. There are also 4 sound cassettes of an interview with Richard Pettibone.
Description Container
Akawie, Thomas, 1977-1986
1
1
Almaraz, Carlos, 1984
1
2
Antin, Eleanor, 1983-1986
1
3
Bell, Larry, 1964-1983
1
4-6
Berman, Wallace, 1971-1978
1
7
Brice, William, 1978
1
8
Brigante, Nicholas P., 1975-1983
1
9
Caroompas, Carole, 1975-1983
1
10
Carson, Karen, 1981
1
11
Clothier, Peter, 1982
1
12
Correia, Steven V., 1982-1985
1
13
DeFrance, Jim, 1973-1986
1
14
Dill, Laddie John, 1973-1986
1
15
Farber, Manny, 1985-1986
1
16
Feitelson, Lorser, 1972-1982
1
17
Flavin, Dan, 1984
1
18
Gordon, Joni, 1970-1978
1
19
Graham, Robert, 1984
1
20
Harden, Marvin, 1972-1982
1
21
Henderson, Victor, 1976-1983
1
22
Herold, Rick, 1969-1982
1
23
Hill, Charles Christopher, 1976-1983
1
24
Hueter, James, 1984-1986
1
25
Kazanjian, Milano, 1981-1983
1
26-27
Langsner, Jules, circa 1970-circa1980
1
28
Lloyd, Gary, 1975-1982
1
29
Longo, Robert, 1981-1986
1
30
Mesches, Arnold, 1983
1
31
Motherwell, Robert, 1983-1984
1
32
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1965-1967
1
33
Orr, Eric, 1976-1984
1
34
Pettibone, Richard, 1981 May 14
2 sound cassettes
duplicates
2 sound cassettes
Includes paper notes with interview quotes
originals
2
1
Pettibone, Shirley, 1966-1982
2
2
Pissarro, Camille, 1985
2
3
Rizk, Ron, 1979-1984
2
4
Rosenthal, Rachel, 1981-1984
2
5-6
Shafer, Phyllis, 1986
2
7
Skuro, Leonard, 1981
2
8
Smith, Alexis, 1981-1986
2
9-10
Sorenson, Don, 1975-1982
2
11
Von Euer, Judith, 1983-1984
2
12
White, John
Correspondence and Printed Material, 1969-1986
2
13-15
Baum Gallery essay for Images and Issues, 1981
2
16
"Performance" Essay for Barnsdall Park Exhibition Catalog, 1983
2
17
Municipal Art Gallery Artweek Review, 1983
2
18
Printed Material, 1983
2
19
Wingo, Michael, 1976-1987
2
20
Woelffer, Emerson, 1969-1982
2
21
Zehr, Connier, 1983-1985
2
22
Zlotnick, Diana, 1971-1980
3
1
1.2: Exhibitions, 1962-1986
This subseries consists of writings for exhibition catalogs and reviews. In addition to article and essay drafts, the folders also include notes and printed material such as press releases and clippings about the shows. Most of the exhibition titles were retained as folder headings since Danieli's reviews often were untitled. There is 1 sound cassette about Ceeje Gallery.
Description Container
California State University Gallery, Abstraction in Los Angeles, 1950-1980 (1981), 1981
3
2
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, LeRoy Neiman and Andy Warhol Show (1981), 1981
3
3
L.A. Louver, California: A Sense of Individualism (1981), 1981
3
4
Los Angeles Valley College, Four Painters Show (1981), 1981-1982
3
5
ARCO Center for Visual Art, Plank House Architecture of the NW Coast Indians (1983), 1983
3
6
Beyond Baroque Foundation, Time Machine (1983), 1983
3
7
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Young Talent (1983), 1983
3
8
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Black on Black (1983), 1983
3
9
Design Center of Los Angeles, A Broad Spectrum: Contemporary Los Angeles Painters and Sculptors (1984), 1984
3
10
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Ceeje Revisited (1984)
Writings and Exhibition Catalogs, 1982-1984
3
11
Ceeje Gallery Interview with Jerry Jerome and Cecil Hendrick, 1983 October 29
1 sound cassette
3
12
Printed Material, 1962-1966
3
13
Fisher Art Gallery, California Sculpture Show (1984), 1984
3
14
Los Angeles County Museum, A Day in the Country (1984), 1984
3
15
Museum of Contemporary Art, Automobile and Culture (1984), 1984
3
16
Newport Harbor Art Museum, California Art Since 1945 (1986), 1986
3
17
Miscellaneous Writings, 1982-1985
3
18
1.3: Other Subjects, circa 1970-1986
This subseries consists of writings and research on assorted subjects such as a special edition of Images and Issues magazine on L.A. artists, index cards of notes on the chronology of L.A. Art, and 4 sound cassettes of miscellaneous recordings including television episodes about art.
Description Container
Artscene, "Writer's Recommendations", 1986
3
19
Images and Issues Edition on Los Angeles Artists in the 1960s, 1981
3
20-21
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1872-1920, circa 1980
3
22
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1920-1929, circa 1980
3
23
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1930s, circa 1980
3
24
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1940s, circa 1980
3
25
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1950s, circa 1980
3
26
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1960s, circa 1980
3
27
Index Cards of L.A. Art Chronology, 1970-1975, circa 1980
3
28
Index Cards on Renaissance Art, circa 1970-circa 1980
3
29
NBC Speaking Freely Episode with Claude Levi-Strauss, 1974 January 20
1 sound cassette
3
30
NBC Speaking Freely Episode with John Cage and Merce Cunningham, 1974 June 9
1 sound cassette
4
1
NBC Tomorrow Episode with "Futurists" Panel, 1974 January 17
1 sound cassette
4
2
Recording of Conversation with Unknown Artist, circa 1975
1 sound cassette
4
3

Series 2: Los Angeles Artist Interviews and Performances , 1974-1975
3.1 Linear feet
Boxes 4-7

This series consists of 45 artist interviews, as well as recordings of performances and art talks dating from 1974-1975 on 108 sound cassettes, along with a few interview transcripts. The sound recordings appear to be part of the UCLA oral history project "LA Community Artists." Most of the cassettes are artist interviews conducted by Danieli, but there are also recordings of art talks, panel discussions, seminars, performances, and informal group discussions. Artists include David Antin, Eleanor Antin, Judith Bettelheim, Nick Brigante, Annita Delano, Allan Kaprow, Peter Krasnow, Peter Plagens, Gary Lloyd, John McLaughlin, Shirley Pettibone, Betye Saar, and John White, among many others.
Several of the cassette tape containers have detailed handwritten labels that specify the location of the interview, the subject of discussion, and other information.
This series is arranged alphabetically by artist. Recordings of events and group discussions are grouped together at the end of the series alphabetically by event title. For a later interview with the artist Richard Pettibone, and another recording about the Ceeje Gallery, see series 1, Writing and Research Files.
There are duplicate access copies for a few of the cassettes.
Description Container Select
Anderson, Jerry, 1974 February 22
3 sound cassettes
4
4
Antin, David, 1974 May 16
2 sound cassettes
4
5
Antin, Eleanor, 1974 April 19
1 sound cassette
4
6
Arnold, Florence, 1974 August 21
2 sound cassettes
4
7
Atlas, Jacoba, 1974 April 4
2 sound cassettes
4
8
Bettelheim, Judith, 1974 February 28
2 sound cassettes
4
9
Bettelheim, Judith, 1974 April 18
1 sound cassette
4
10
Bon-Bons, Jerry, 1974 February 4
1 sound cassette
4
11
Brigante, Nick, 1974 August 20
3 sound cassettes
4
12
Brigante, Nick, 1975 January 28
2 sound cassettes
4
13
Brod, Michael, 1974 March 18
1 sound cassette
4
14
Canavier, John, 1974 August 8
2 sound cassettes
4
15
Caroompas, Carole, 1974 April 8
2 sound cassettes
4
16
Clayson, Hollis, 1974 May 2
2 sound cassettes
4
17
Cole, Max, 1974 February 23
3 sound cassettes
5
1
Crouch, Dora, 1974 March 21
1 sound cassette
5
2
Delano, Annita, 1974 June 16-July 28
3 sound cassettes
5
3
Delano, Annita, 1974 October 20
1 sound cassette
5
4
Delano, Annita, 1975 March 27
2 sound cassettes
5
5
Delano, Annita, 1975 July 6
1 sound cassette
5
6
Deutsch, Boris, 1974 August 18
2 sound cassettes
5
7
Fiskin, Judy, 1974 April 5
2 sound cassettes
5
8
Gabrielson, Walter, 1974 February 21
2 sound cassettes
5
9
Glicksman, Hal, 1974 March 10
3 sound cassettes
5
10
Grieger, Scott, 1974 April 2
2 sound cassettes
5
11
Harris, Sam Hyde, 1975 July 24
2 sound cassettes
5
12
Helms, George, 1974 March 30
4 sound cassettes
5
13
Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1975 June 21
1 sound cassette
5
14
Kaprow, Allan, 1974 August 16
2 sound cassettes
5
15
Knitig, Carl, 1974 June 13
2 sound cassettes
5
16
Krasnow, Peter, 1974 May 28
2 sound cassettes
5
17
Krasnow, Peter, 1974 July 18
3 sound cassettes
6
1
Krasnow, Peter, 1974 October 19
1 sound cassette
6
2
Krasnow, Peter, 1975 March 26
1 sound cassette
6
3
Lloyd, Gary, 1974 February 18
1 sound cassette
duplicate
3 sound cassettes
originals
6
4
Lloyd, Gary, 1974 March 10
1 sound cassette
6
5
Lodato, Peter, 1974 February 19
1 sound cassette
6
6
Mabry, John, 1974 February 11
3 sound cassettes
6
7
McCollum, Allan, 1974 April 1
2 sound cassettes
6
8
McLaughlin, John, 1974 March 5
Interview transcript only.
6
9
Orr, Eric, 1974 June 6
2 sound cassettes
6
10
Pettibone, Shirley, 1974 February 15
2 sound cassettes
duplicates
2 sound cassettes
originals
6
11
Plagens, Peter, 1974 May 30
1 sound cassette
6
12
Saar, Betye, 1974 September 11
1 sound cassette
6
13
Schroeder, John, 1974 March 1
2 sound cassettes
6
14
Smith, Barbara, 1974 July 30
3 sound cassettes
6
15
Von Euer, Judith, 1974 June 1
2 sound cassettes
6
16
Wagner, Gordon, 1974 July 11
2 sound cassettes
6
17
Westcoast, Wanda, 1974 March 18
2 sound cassettes
6
18
White, John, 1974 June 9
2 sound cassettes
7
1
White, John, 1975 October 8
1 sound cassette
7
2
Group Performances, Discussions, and Events
Decca-Dance Dadacademy Awards, 1974 February 2
3 sound cassettes
Poor sound quality especially at the beginning.
7
3
"Duologue" Music Performance with Terry Fox and Tom Marioni, 1975 May 29-30
2 sound cassettes
7
4
Group Discussion of Artists on Teaching, 1974 September 8
2 sound cassettes
7
5
"L.A. Investment Philosophy" Seminar, 1974 March 28
2 sound cassettes
Panel discussion on L.A. art and architecture
7
6

Series 3: Printed Material , 1969-1985
2.1 Linear feet
Boxes 7-9

The bulk of this series consists of exhibition announcements for artists, exhibitions in Los Angeles and California galleries and art venues, museums, and university galleries. There are also a few miscellaneous files on events and performances, and some magazines and clippings.
This series is arranged as 4 subseries.
  • 3.1: Artists, 1969-1982
  • 3.2: Los Angeles Galleries and Art Venues, 1971-1982
  • 3.3: California Museums and University Galleries, 1976-1982
  • 3.4: Other Printed Material, 1970-1985
3.1: Artists, 1969-1982
The bulk of the material in this subseries consists of exhibition announcements and a few clippings for various Southern California artists.
Description Container
A - Peter Alexander, Martha Alf, John Altoon, 1975-1981
7
7
A - Oliver Andrews, Charles Arnoldi, Michael Asher, 1970-1980
7
8
A-B - Watler Askin, Don Bachardy, J. Baldessari, 1969-1980
7
9
B - Joel Bass, Billy Al Bengston, Ed Bereal, 1970-1982
7
10
B - Tony Berlant, Gary Beydler, Bob & Bob, 1975-1980
7
11
B - William Brice, Jerrold Burchman, Chris Burden, 1976-1979
7
12
C - Greg Card, Karen Carson, Vija Celmins, 1971-1981
7
13
C - Carl Cheng (John Doe Co.), Judy Chicago (Gerowitz), Max Cole, 1975-1982
7
14
C - Ron Cooper, Mary Corse, Robert Cumming, 1976-1980
7
15
D - Lowell Darling, Michael Davis, Ron Davis, 1976-1981
7
16
D - Tony DeLap, David Deutsch, Guy Dill, 1972-1981
7
17
D-E - Lawrence Dreiband, Tom Eatherton, Doug Edge, 1976-1981
7
18
E-F - David Elder, Edie Ellis (Danieli), Claire Falkenstein, 1974-1981
7
19
F - Jud Fine, Llyn Foulkes, Sam Francis, 1971-1981
7
20
F-G - Vida Freeman, Walter Gabrielson, Denise Gale, 1976-1981
7
21
G - William Gatewood, Carson Gladson, Joe Goode, 1975-1982
7
22
G-H - Scott Grieger, Nigel Hall, Lloyd Hamrol, 1975-1981
7
23
H - Helen and Newton Harrison, June Harwood, Maxwell Hendler, 1969-1982
7
24
H - George Herms, Diana Hobson, Patrick Hogan, 1975-1981
7
25
H - Tom Holland, Tom Holste, Channa Horwitz, 1976-1981
7
26
I-J - Shiro Ikegawa, Robert Irwin, Sandra Jackman, 1969-1981
7
27
J-K - Ynez Johnston, Joanne Julian, Matsumi Kanemitsu, 1977-1980
7
28
K - Don Karwelis, Craig Kauffman, Caroline Kent, 1972-1981
7
29
K - Claude Kent, Charles Kessler, Carl Knitig, Leonard Koren, 1975-1981
7
30
L - Suzaane Lacy, Don Lagerberg, 1972-1980
7
31
L - John Lees, Barry Leva, Linda Levi, 1975-1980
7
32
L-M - Peter Liashkov, Peter Lodato, Mac McCloud, 1976-1982
7
33
M - John McLaughlin, Jerry McMillan, Michael C. McMillen, 1975-1980
7
34
M - Arnold Mesches, Robin Mitchell, Ed Moses, 1970-1981
7
35
M-N - Selma Moskowitz, Bruce Nauman, Margaret Nielson, 1970-1981
7
36
N-P - Maria Nordman, Pat O'Neill, Helen Pashgian, 1975-1979
7
37
P-R - Peter Plagens, Ken Price, Man Ray, Lance Richbourg, 1969-1981
7
38
R-S - Allen Ruppersberg, Edward Ruscha, Betye Saar, 1973-1981
7
39
S - John Schroeder, Stephen Seemayor, Joyce Cutler Shaw, 1975-1980
7
40
S - Judith Simonian, Barbara Smith, Jean St. Pierre, 1976-1982
7
41
S-T - Joynn Suzar, Masami Teraoka, Michael Todd, 1975-1981
8
1
T-V - Joyce Treiman, De Wain Valentine, Judith Von Euer, 1971-1981
8
2
W - Gordon Wagner, Doug Wheeler, Guy Williams, 1970-1982
8
3
W - Jay Willis, Michael Wingo, Tom Wudl, 1976-1980
8
4
Y - Rita Yokoi, Richard Yokomi, Nancy Youdelman, 1975-1981
8
5
Z - Connie Zehr, Elynn Zimmerman, 1976-1978
8
6
Group Shows, 1977-1981
8
7
Performances, 1972-1982
8
8
3.2: Los Angeles Galleries and Art Venues, 1971-1982
This subseries consists of exhibition announcements from various Los Angeles galleries and art venues.
Description Container
A - ACE, Adrienne Simard, Anhalt/Barnes, 1976-1982
8
9
A - Art Space, Artworks, Asher/Faure, 1979-1982
8
10
B - Bernard Jacobson, Broxton, Bryon Weber, 1976-1981
8
11
C - Charles Cowles, China Club, Cirrus, 1976-1982
8
12
C-E - Claire Copley, David Stuart, Ellie Blankfort, 1976-1978
8
13
F - Ferus, Floating Wall, Foundation for Art Resources, 1976-1980
8
14
G-H - Gallery West, Gemini G.E.L., Herbert Palmer, 1979-1982
8
15
H-J - Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Irving Blum, Jacqueline Anhalt, 1971-1982
8
16
J - James Corcoran, Jan Baum, Jancar/Kuhlenshmidt, 1977-1982
8
17
Janus Gallery, 1976-1981
8
18
K-L - Kirk de Gooyer, L.A.C.E., L. A. Louver, 1976-1981
8
19
L - Landau/Alexander, Larry Gagosian, Leopold/Gold, 1979-1982
8
20
L-M - Los Angeles Museum of Art, Malinda Wyatt, Margo Leavin, 1978-1982
8
21
M - Meghan Williams, Mirage, Mizuno, 1978-1982
8
22
M-N - Molly Barnes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Neil G. Ovsey, 1978-1982
8
23
N-O - Newspace, Nicholas Wilder, Oranges/Sardines, 1976-1982
8
24
R - Re:vision, Roger Wong, Ron Salgado, 1976-1982
8
25
R - Rosamund Felsen, Roy Boyd, Ruth S. Schaffner, 1976-1982
8
26
S - Sanguine Suite, Simard Weber, Some Serious Business, 1977-1981
8
27
S - Space, Stella Polaris, Swope, 1976-1982
8
28
T-V - Thomas Lewallen, Tortue, Ulrike Kantor, Vanguard, 1976-1982
8
29
3.3: California Museums and University Galleries, 1976-1982
The bulk of this subseries consists of exhibition announcements from museums as well as the galleries and exhibition spaces at universities and colleges in California, not restricted to Los Angeles.
Description Container
A - ARCO, Art Center College of Design, 1976-1982
8
30
B - Brand Library, Baxter Art Gallery, 1976-1981
8
31
C - California State Universities of Dominguez Hills, Fullerton, L.A., Northridge, 1976-1982
8
32
C-G - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Downey Museum, Grossmont College, 1976-1981
8
33
L - Long Beach Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1976-1978
8
34
M - Mount St. Mary's College, Mount San Antonio College Gallery, 1978-1982
8
35
Municipal Art Gallery, 1977-1982
8
36
M-N - Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1976-1980
9
1
O-P - Otis Art Institute, Palomar College, Pasadena City College, Pierce College, 1976-1982
9
2
S-U - San Diego State University, University of California Irvine, University of California Los Angeles, 1976-1982
9
3
U - University of California San Diego Mandeville Gallery, University of California Santa Barbara, 1978-1982
9
4
3.4: Other Printed Material, 1970-1985
This subseries consists of assorted printed material such as exhibition announcements, magazines, press releases, and clippings.
Description Container
Concerts and Events, 1973-1977
9
5
Auctions and Benefits, 1970-1982
9
6
Journal 40th Issue, 1984
9
7
Images and Issues, 1982-1983
9
8
News Clippings, 1979-1983
9
9
Miscellaneous, 1985
9
10

Make a Request

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