Biographical Note

Scope and Content

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Restrictions on Use

Acquisition Info

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Preliminary Guide to the Gordon Woodside Papers
1974



Manuscript Collection No.: 2449
Accession No.: 2449-001
Creator: Woodside, Gordon , creator
Title: Gordon Woodside papers
Date Span: 1974
Quantity: 2 sound cassettes (ca. 1.5 hours)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Seattle gallery owner.

Scope and Content

Tape-recorded interview conducted by Sally Swenson on July 31, 1974.

Mr. Woodside describes the rise of commercial galleries and the art scene in Seattle. The interview deals with Mr. Woodside's beginning as an art dealer in 1961 and the art climate regionally and internationally since that time. He discusses regional art, the study of art in the academic atmosphere, artistic techniques, his philosophy as a dealer, museums, art politics, art fairs, art criticism, public art, women artists, art as investment, and the establishment.

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Donated by Gordon Woodside, 7/31/1974.

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Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Woodside, Gordon--Archives.
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