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Hal Glicksman papers, circa 1927-2010.

Glicksman, Hal, 1937-

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  • Title:
    Hal Glicksman papers, circa 1927-2010.
  • Author/Creator: Glicksman, Hal, 1937-
  • Creation Date: circa 1927-2010.
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Hal Glicksman curated many key contemporary art exhibitions in Southern California the 1960s and 1970s, and helped establish and foster important Southern California art institutions. As a preparator at the Pasadena Art Museum under the leadership of Walter Hopps, Glicksman worked on the important Marcel Duchamp retrospective in 1963. He designed and installed the United States presentation for the Eighth São Paulo Bienal in Brazil in 1965 and served as assistant curator for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's exhibition, Art and Technology. He also curated and prepared exhibitions for the Pomona College Art Gallery; Corcoran Gallery of Art; University of California, Irvine, Art Gallery; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; Otis Art Institute Art Gallery; Santa Monica Arts Commission and Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center. Glicksman exhibited the work of numerous contemporary artists, and curated multiple exhibitions of Chicano art and assemblage art in California. In 1981 he founded his own gallery, Percept, with a focus on space and light art, and served as the founding director of the Santa Monica Museum of Art in 1985.
  • Arrangement: Organized in five series: Series I. Artists files, 1956-2008; Series II. Exhibition files, 1964-1988; Series III. Administrative and research files, 1927-2010; Series IV. Ephemera, 1959-1995; Series V. Photographic and audiovisual materials, 1958-1998.
  • Physical Desc.: 60.5 linear ft. (111 boxes, 3 flatfiles).
    51 sound cassettes : analog, mono..
    1 sound tape reel ; 3 in. 1/4 in. tape original..
    1 sound tape reel ; 7 in. 1/4 in. tape original..
    1 filmstrip : col. ; 35 mm..
    2 film reels ; original..
    14 video reels ; original..
    2 videocassettes (U-matic) ; 3/4 in. original..
    12 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) ; 1/2 in. original..
    6 videocassettes (VHS) ; 1/2 in. original..
    3 videodiscs (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. use copies..
  • Summary: The papers comprise correspondence, photographic and audiovisual material, original artworks, exhibition publications and ephemera, and related material documenting the career and life of curator and preparator Hal Glicksman. The collection provides information regarding Glicksman's exhibition planning and gallery administration, as well as the Southern California art scene in general in the 1960s and 1970s. Files on artists and exhibitions document Glicksman's relationships with many artists, including Michael Asher, Larry Bell, Wallace Berman, Judy Chicago, Joseph Cornell, Tom Eatherton, Dan Flavin, George Herms, Sol Lewitt, Bruce Nauman and Maria Nordman.
  • Language: English
  • Notes: Gift of Hal Glicksman.
  • Form/Genre: Correspondence
    Gelatin silver prints -- United States -- 20th century
    Printed ephemera
    Videotapes
    Audio cassettes
    Acetate film
    Administrative records
    Audiocassettes
    Color slides
    Black-and-white negatives -- United States -- 20th century
    Born digital
  • Subjects: Glicksman, Hal, Asher, Michael Andre, Carl, 1935- Bell, Larry Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976 Chicago, Judy, 1939- Cornell, Joseph Eatherton, Tom Flavin, Dan, 1933- Herms, George, 1935- Hopps, Walter Lewitt, Sol, 1928- Nauman, Bruce, 1941- Nordman, Maria Art, Modern -- 20th century Art museums -- California -- Los Angeles Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century Assemblage (Art) -- California Mexican American art -- California -- 20th century
  • Contributors: Anderson, Dave. DeLap, Tony, 1927- Darling, Lowell.
  • ID/Accession Number: 2840-537
    2009.M.5
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers. Audiovisual materials are unavailable until reformatting is complete.
  • OCLC Record Number: 953234244

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