An interview of Jane Freilicher conducted 1987 Aug. 4-5, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art.
Freilicher speaks of her family background; her friendships with Kenneth Koch, Larry Rivers, Fairfield Porter and John Ashbery; studying with Hans Hofmann; making avant-garde movies; inspirations for her work; her methods.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jane Freilicher, 1987 Aug. 4-5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Jane Freilicher (1924- ) is a painter from New York, N.Y.
These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
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