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PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF THE HAL GLICKSMAN PAPERS, CIRCA 1927-2010
2009.M.5  
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Description
The papers document the life and career of Hal Glicksman, a curator and preparator who contributed to many key exhibitions in Southern California, and helped found several important Southern California art institutions. The collection provides information regarding Glicksman's relationships with artists, his exhibition planning and gallery administration, and the Southern California art scene in the 1960s and 1970s.
Background
Born in 1937 in Beverly Hills, California, Hal Glicksman curated a number of key exhibitions in Southern California during the 1960s and 1970s, and helped establish and foster several important Southern California art institutions. He started his career as a preparator at the Pasadena Art Museum under the leadership of Walter Hopps, where he helped formalize professional guidelines for preparators. While at the Pasadena Art Museum, Glicksman worked on the 1963 Marcel Duchamp retrospective. He also designed and installed the United States' presentation for the eighth Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, Brazil in 1965. Glicksman served as Assistant Curator for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's exhibition, Art and Technology, 1967-1971.
Extent
60.5 linear feet (111 boxes, 3 flatfiles)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.