Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 39 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Myron S. Stout conducted 1984 March 26-1984 October 3, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Stout speaks of his childhood in Texas; teaching in Hawaii; his education in Texas, at Columbia University, in Mexico and at Hans Hofmann's school; moving from New York City to Provincetown in the 1950s; his involvement with the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown; his affiliation with the Hansa Gallery in New York City; and the evolution of his work and working methods.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Myron S. Stout, 1984 March 26-October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
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.
Myron S. Stout (1908-1987) was a painter of Provincetown, Massachusetts.
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001