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Brooklyn Museum interviews of artists, [ca. 1965-1968]

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Creator:
Brooklyn Museum
Jacobowitz, Arlene
Subject:
Grillo, John
Sanchez, Emilio
Jaffe, Nora
Goodman, Sidney
Dombek, Blanche
Lawrence, Jacob
Baskin, Leonard
Meyer, Ursula
Margo, Boris
Freilicher, Jane
Dash, Robert Warren
Arisman, Marshall
Ohlson, Douglas Dean
Weinberg, Albert
Brackman, Robert
Shahn, Ben
Graziani, Sante
Sheeler, Charles
Peterdi, Gabor
Moller, Hans
Gwathmey, Robert
Constant, George
Odate, Toshio
Bauermeister, Mary
Gropper, William
Estern, Neil
Kosama, Yayoi
Hopper, Edward
Soyer, Moses
Goldin, Leon
Benton, Thomas Hart
Reinhardt, Ad
Greene, Balcomb
Lam, Jennett
Thon, William
Zorach, Marguerite
Gross, Chaim
Anderson, Lennart
Casarella, Edmund
Doyle, Tom
Jenkins, Paul
Offner, Elliot
Knaths, Karl
Ernst, Jimmy
Levine, Jack
Palmer, Amanda
Antonakos, Stephen
Barker, Walter
Koch, John
Frankenthaler, Helen
Zorach, William
De Creeft, José
Schrag, Karl
Nevelson, Louise
Lang, Steven
Soyer, Raphael
Evergood, Philip Howard
Lipton, Seymour
Laurent, Robert
Richards, Bill
Bishop, Isabel
Rivers, Larry
Kawabata, Minoru
Gussow, Roy
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)
Butchkes, Sydney
Lipchitz, Jacques
Hartigan, Grace
Sopher, Aaron
Okada, Kenzo
Murch, Walter Tandy
Kienbusch, William Austin
Listening to pictures
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.0 linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as a single series: Series 1: Interviews, 1965-1968 (Box 1-7; 7 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
All interviews except Antonakos, Freilicher, Lipton, Murch, and Weinberg are transcribed.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Interviews of 72 artists, and transcripts for all but five, conducted by Arlene Jacobowitz for the Museum's "Listening to Pictures" program. The artists discuss their work in the museum collection. Also included with many of the interviews are edited versions of the tapes, approximately 2-3 min. in length, used as "audio-labels" in the "Listening to Pictures" installation.
The artists interviewed are: Lennart Anderson, Stephen B. Antonakos, Marshall Arisman, Walter Barker, Leonard Baskin, Mary Bauermeister, Thomas Hart Benton, Isabel Bishop, Robert Brackman, Sydney Butchkes, Edmund Casarella, George Constant, Robert Warren Dash, Jose DeCreeft, Blanche Dombek, Tom Doyle, Jimmy Ernst, Neil Estern, Philip Evergood, Helen Frankenthaler, Jane Freilicher, Leon Goldin, Sidney Goodman, Sante Graziani, Balcomb Greene, John Grillo, William Gropper, Chaim Gross, Roy Gussow, Robert Gwathmey, Grace Hartigan, Edward Hopper, Nora Jaffe, Paul Jenkins, Minoru Kawabata, William Kienbusch, Karl Knaths, John Koch, Yayoi Kosama, Jennett Lam, Steven Lang, Robert Laurent, Jacob Lawrence, Jack Levine, Jacques Lipchitz, Seymour Lipton,
Boris Margo, Ursula Meyer, Hans Moller, Walter Murch, Louise Nevelson, Toshio Odate, Elliot Offner, Douglas Ohlson, Kenzo Okada, Amanda Palmer, Irene Rice Pereira, Gabor Peterdi, Ad Reinhardt, Bill Richards, Larry Rivers, Emilio Sanchez, Karl Schrag, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Aaron Sopher, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, William Thon, Albert Weinberg, and William and Marguerite Zorach.
Citation:
Brooklyn Museum interviews of artists, [ca. 1965-1968]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
All of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for preservation and research access in 2009 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices.
Location of Originals:
Almost all of the transcripts in this collection are photocopies. Original transcripts can be found in the Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives.
Use Note:
Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from the interviewee. Citations must read:"Interview between [artist's name] and [interviewer's name] from the "Listening to Pictures" program of the Brooklyn Museum. Archives of American Art. Gift of the Brooklyn Museum."
Related Materials:
The Brooklyn Museum Archives houses the records of the Departments of European Painting and Sculpture, American Painting and Sculpture, Contemporary Art (1897-2005), which contain records relating to the work of Arlene Jacobowitz.
Biography Note:
Interview program begun by curator Arlene Jacobowitz in Spring 1965 with artists whose works were on exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. "Listening to Pictures" was an exhibition works which incorporated excerpts from the tapes into the installation. It opened April 28, 1968, and was gradually disassembled, 1971-1973.
Provenance:
This collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Dierdre Lawrence of the Brooklyn Museum in 1989.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Transcripts
Interviews
Art, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209755
AAA_collcode_broomuse
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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