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Anneberg Gallery, 1966-1981, and craft and folk art in the San Francisco Bay Area : oral history transcript / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/177 c; Phonotape 2979 C:1-22; BANC MSS 99/177 c
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Title:

Anneberg Gallery, 1966-1981, and craft and folk art in the San Francisco Bay Area : oral history transcript / 1998
California craft artists oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Anneberg, Margery, 1921-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Larsen, Jack Lenor.

Creator/Contributor:

Schwarcz, June.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Seattle background and family; studying jewelry-making, New York City, 1945; Far Eastern studies, University of Washington, 1946-1957; move to Berkeley and UC Berkeley library job; contact with northern California designer craftsmen; establishing home, studio, and gallery on Hyde Street, San Francisco, 1964; discussion of Anneberg Gallery exhibitions, 1966-1981: impact of Coptic textiles, announcements and installations, curatorial scholarship, critical reviews and publicity, mixing contemporary craft and folk arts, sources and collectors, gallery economics, issue of authentication; American Craft Council, other San Francisco galleries, museums; closing Anneberg Gallery and instituting the Center for Folk Art and Contemporary Crafts; role in beginning of San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, 1983-1986: board and advisory group, curatorial work, A Report, exhibitions, catalogues.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Anneberg Gallery.
Folk art
Handicraft
Art museums -- California -- San Francisco
Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco
Museum curators -- Interviews

Note:

Margery Anneberg ; with introductions by Jack Lenor Larsen and June Schwarcz. Interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1995. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: California craft artists oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Shelved as Phonotape 2979 C:1-22.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (viii, 368 p.) : ill., col. port. ; 28 cm.
22 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r8x
BANC MSS 99/177 c
Phonotape 2979 C:1-22
BANC MSS 99/177 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r8x