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|Named Person:||Betty Asher; Irving Blum; Felix Landau; Esther Robles; Maurice Tuchman|
|Material Type:||Biography, Manuscript|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Betty Asher; Thomas H Garver; Archives of American Art.
|Notes:||Part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Title from prelim. page.
|Reproduction Notes:||Photocopy. [S.l. : s.n., 2010?] 89 leaves ; 28 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Betty M. Asher interviews.|
Asher speaks of her family; education; her marriage to Dr. Leonard Asher; buying her first prints and painting from the Associated American Artists Gallery; and early purchases at the Little, Bowinkle, and Green Galleries in Los Angeles.
She discusses her interest in abstract expressionism; buying art in Mexico and New York; dealers including Irving Blum, Virginia Dwan, Paul Kantor, Felix Landau, Ernest Raboff, Esther Robles, and Ileana Sonnabend; activities and members of the Modern and Contemporary Art Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; her work for Maurice Tuchman; Walter Hopps and the Pasadena Art Museum; and exhibitions and funding of the Asher/Faure Gallery.
- Asher, Betty.
- Blum, Irving, -- 1930-
- Landau, Felix, -- 1924-2003.
- Robles, Esther.
- Tuchman, Maurice.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art. -- Modern and Contemporary Art Council.
- Asher & Faure.
- Art, American -- 20th century -- Collectors and collecting.
- Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews.
- Art museums -- California.
- Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles.
- Women art dealers -- California -- Interviews.
- Art dealers -- California -- Interviews.