The collection consists of interviews
with leading Southern California artists conducted by Betty Turnbull, in preparation for her
1976 exhibition The Last Time I Saw Ferus, which documented
the circle of artists and art figures surrounding the Ferus Gallery. Also included are
ephemera, photographs and correspondence relating to the exhibition and other projects.
Betty Turnbull (1924-2010) was the first curator of exhibitions for the Newport Harbor Art
Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), serving from 1968 to 1981. She also served as
acting director of the museum from 1972 to 1973. She operated the TLK Gallery with Phyllis
Lutjeans and Victoria Kogan from 1982 to 1985.
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