The collection principally comprises oral history interviews conducted from 2008 through 2012 as part of the
Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. research project. Project participants conducted an extensive series of oral histories
with many of Los Angeles' key artists, filmmakers, curators, collectors, and critics, focusing on postwar art (1945-1980).
Many of the participating cultural institutions received funding from the Getty Foundation, which collected the resulting
interviews. Material also includes transcripts of interviews; recordings of lectures, symposia, and panel discussions; short
documentary films; and printed brochures and announcements related to the project.
Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 was a collaboration of more than sixty cultural institutions across Southern California coming together to tell the story
of the birth of the Los Angeles scene and how it became a major new force in the art world.
8.5 linear feet
(18 boxes and 5 enclosures: printed material, 1 hard drive, 26 video tapes, 276 optical discs. 1.52 TB)
Library Rights and Reproductions at the Getty Research Institute for copyright information and permission to publish.
With the exception of resources that are marked restricted or confidential, the records described in accessions 2011.IA.26;
2011.IA.27; 2011.IA.48; 2011.IA.69; 2012.IA.002; 2012.IA.004; 2012.IA.023; 2012.IA.034; 2012.IA.038; 2012.IA.039; 2012.IA.046;
2012.IA.047; 2012.IA.048; 2012.IA.049; 2012.IA.050; 2012.IA.051; 2012.IA.052; 2012.IA.136; and 2013.IA.18 are available for
use by qualified researchers.