Selz, Peter, 1919-

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Peter Howard Selz, 1919, was a Curator and art historian of Berkeley, Calif.

From the description of Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1999 Nov 3 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646401444

Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern art, 1958-1965; art history professor.

From the description of Oral history, 1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122456775

Curator, art historian; Berkeley, Calif. b. 1919.

From the description of Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1999 Nov 3 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82155904

Peter Howard Selz, b. 1919, Curator, art historian of Berkeley, Calif.

From the description of Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1982 July 28-Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83790979

Art historian and writer; Germany and Berkeley, Calif.

Born in Munich, Germany, Selz studied at the University of Chicago. He was curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, 1958-1965, and founding director of University Art Museum at the University of California, Berkeley, 1965-1973. He taught at the Chicago Institute of Design, 1953-1954, Pomona College, 1955-1958, and at Berkeley. Author of German Expressionist Painting (1957), Art in a Turbulent Era (1965), Art in Our Times (1981), Harold Paris (1972), Ferdinand Hodler (1972), Sam Francis (1975), and numerous exhibition catalogs, including Funk (1967), German and Austrian Expressionism (1978), and Two Decades of American Painting, 1920-1940 (1979).

From the description of Peter Howard Selz papers, 1954-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86132924

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creatorOf Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008. Enrico Donati, letters received and manuscripts, 1943-1963. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1966. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Pernas, Frances, 1916-. Oral history, 1994. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Oral history, 1994. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Ashton, Dore. Oral history interview with Dore Ashton, 2010 Nov. 21. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf SELZ, PETER. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. James Johnson Sweeney correspondence, 1961-1967. Hirsch Library Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
creatorOf Bowman, Ruth, 1923-. WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. Philippe de Montebello reader files, 1969-1973. Hirsch Library Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
referencedIn William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Enrico Donati letters received and manuscripts, 1943-1963 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1982 July 28-Oct. 12. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Archives pamphlet file : Selz, Peter : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1999 Nov 3 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Peter Howard Selz papers, 1954-2003. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Roth, Moira. Oral history interview with Moira Roth, 2011 Apr. 22-24. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-. Oral history interview with Peter Howard Selz, 1999 Nov 3 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Johnson, Mitchell, 1964-. Mitchell Johnson interviews, 2008-2009. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Ashton, Dore person
associatedWith Baden, Mowry. person
associatedWith Barr, Alfred Hamilton, 1902-1981. person
associatedWith Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000. person
associatedWith Beckmann, Max, 1884-1950. person
associatedWith Benton, Fletcher, 1931- person
associatedWith Bowman, Ruth, 1923- person
associatedWith Brown, Joan, 1938-1990. person
associatedWith Christo, 1935- person
associatedWith Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008. person
associatedWith D'Harnoncourt, Rene, 1901-1968. person
associatedWith Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008. person
associatedWith Drexler, Arthur. person
associatedWith Dvortcsak, Michael, 1938- person
associatedWith Eisenlord, William J. person
associatedWith Francis, Sam, 1923- person
associatedWith Garcia, Rupert, 1941- person
associatedWith Gerbault, Alain, 1945- person
associatedWith Guggenheim International Exhibition. corporateBody
associatedWith Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943. person
associatedWith Johnson, Mitchell, 1964- person
associatedWith Karlstrom, Paul J., person
associatedWith Kornfeld, Eberhard W. person
associatedWith Lane, Christopher, 1937- person
associatedWith Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964. person
associatedWith Lindner, Richard, 1901- person
associatedWith Magritte, René, 1898-1967. person
associatedWith Melchert, Jim, 1930- person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Namuth, Hans. person
associatedWith National Endowment for the Humanities, corporateBody
associatedWith Neri, Manuel, 1930- person
associatedWith Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930. person
associatedWith Pernas, Frances, 1916- person
associatedWith Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970. person
associatedWith Roth, Moira person
associatedWith San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.). Art Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Sasseen, Robert. person
associatedWith Seitz, William Chapin. person
associatedWith Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973. person
associatedWith Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946. person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. University Art Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002. person
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California--Berkeley
California--Berkeley
California--Berkeley
California--Berkeley
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Art historians
Art, Modern--20th century
Artists
Art historians--Interviews
Pop art--Exhibitions
Art--Study and teaching
Art, Modern--20th century--Exhibitions
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