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Interview of Betty M. Asher conducted by Thomas H. Garver for the Archives of American Art, June 30, and July 7, 1980.

Author: Betty Asher; Thomas H Garver; Archives of American Art.
Publisher: [1980]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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An interview of Betty M. Asher conducted by Thomas H. Garver for the Archives of American Art.

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.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
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.
OCLC Number: 669205507
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.
Description: 89 pages
Other Titles: Betty M. Asher interviews.

Abstract:

An interview of Betty M. Asher conducted by Thomas H. Garver for the Archives of American Art.

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.

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