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Josine Ianco-Starrels papers, 1930-1987

Ianco-Starrels, Josine, 1926-

Curator, Museum director


Collection Information

Size: 2.8 linear ft.

Summary: This collection includes the material relating to the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, which was located at Barnsdall Park. Ms. Ianco-Starrles was the director of the Gallery from 1975 to 1984 and these are her records of the gallery exhibitions. Also included are the papers of her husband, Herbert Kline, who was a filmmaker. Included in his papers are some of the items from his making of the film, Posing as an American Nazi, which was filmed in Spain.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gallery administrator; Los Angeles Born 1926 in Bucharest, Romania. Josine Ianco-Starrels was curator of the Lytton Center of the Visual Arts (1961-1969) (See QR, Jul Sep 1992), Associate Professor, Art Gallery Division at California State University, Los Angeles (1969-1975), Director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Senior Curator at the Long Beach Art Museum (1987-1990), and is currently an independent curator.


Donated 2000 by Josine Ianco-Starrels

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Josine Ianco-Starrels papers, 1930-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.