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Art for the record : issues of Documentation and Contemporary Art : Panel discussion, 1988 March 26


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: sound files : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 9 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 47 min.

Summary: A panel discussion sponsored by the Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation.
The participants speak of the relationship between documentation and contemporary art.
The participants are: Stella Paul, Sheldon Nodelman, Henry Hopkins, Helen Mayer Harrison, Newton Harrison, David Brauer, Herschel Browning Chipp, Murney Gerlach, Derek Boshier, Nancy Holt, and Paul Karlstrom. The event is hosted by the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Southern California Committee for Contemporary Art Documentation is a consortium representing galleries, museums, libraries and archives throughout Southern California. Established in 1985 to promote an understanding of and interest in documentary records relating to contemporary art activity in the area.


Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Art for the record