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Magic of David Butler /, c1985

Creator:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy
Subject:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy
Butler, David
Fagaly, William A.
Gasperi, Richard
Spitzer, Nicholas R.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Summary:
A documentary about David Butler written, edited and produced by Rancy Boyd-Snee in 1985. Boyd-Snee discusses the similarities between African figural and black American sculpture; Butler's methods and materials; his imagery; and how his life changed as a result of media exposure. The video also includes comments by Nick Spitzer of the Louisiana Folklife Program, Butler's dealer Richard Gasperi, and William Fagaly, chief curator at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Citation:
Magic of David Butler /, c1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Rancy Boyd-Snee.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
African American
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Folk art
Interviews
Sculptors
Video recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7217
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209354
AAA_collcode_boydranc
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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