Oral Histories

Interview of Giulio Carlo Argan

Director of the Pinacoteca Estense di Modena, inspector of museums and art galleries for the Ministry of Fine Arts, and founder and editor of Storia dell'Arte.
L'entrata dell'arte nella vita quotidiana (Bringing Art into Everyday Life): Giulio Carlo Argan
Art History - Oral Documentation Project
Passerini, Luisa
Argan, Giulio Carlo
Persons Present:
Argan and Passerini.
Place Conducted:
Tape number I: Argan's home in Rome, Italy; Tape number II: Argan's summer home in Montreux, Switzerland
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Luisa Passerini, Associate Professor of "Metodologia della ricerca storica," University of Turin; Ph.D., Philosophy and History, University of Turin.
Processing of Interview:
M. Cristina Noè, research associate, edited the interview. She checked the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Noè prepared the front matter and index. Argan reviewed the transcript and made minor corrections.
2.7 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This series, a cooperative venture between the Oral History Program and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, documents a generation of scholars who developed and elaborated paradigms of art history established in the late nineteenth century to forge a twentieth-century discipline.