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

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Creator:
Brooklyn Museum
Jacobowitz, Arlene
Subject:
Anderson, Lennart
Antonakos, Stephen
Arisman, Marshall
Barker, Walter
Baskin, Leonard
Bauermeister, Mary
Benton, Thomas Hart
Bishop, Isabel
Brackman, Robert
Butchkes, Sydney
Casarella, Edmund
Constant, George
Dash, Robert Warren
De Creeft, José
Dombek, Blanche
Doyle, Tom
Ernst, Jimmy
Estern, Neil
Evergood, Philip Howard
Frankenthaler, Helen
Freilicher, Jane
Goldin, Leon
Goodman, Sidney
Graziani, Sante
Greene, Balcomb
Grillo, John
Gropper, William
Gross, Chaim
Gussow, Roy
Gwathmey, Robert
Hartigan, Grace
Hopper, Edward
Jaffe, Nora
Jenkins, Paul
Kawabata, Minoru
Kienbusch, William Austin
Knaths, Karl
Koch, John
Kosama, Yayoi
Lam, Jennett
Lang, Steven
Laurent, Robert
Lawrence, Jacob
Levine, Jack
Lipchitz, Jacques
Lipton, Seymour
Margo, Boris
Meyer, Ursula
Moller, Hans
Murch, Walter Tandy
Nevelson, Louise
Offner, Elliot
Ohlson, Douglas Dean
Okada, Kenzo
Odate, Toshio
Palmer, Amanda
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)
Peterdi, Gabor
Reinhardt, Ad
Richards, Bill
Rivers, Larry
Sanchez, Emilio
Schrag, Karl
Shahn, Ben
Sheeler, Charles
Sopher, Aaron
Soyer, Moses
Soyer, Raphael
Thon, William
Weinberg, Albert
Zorach, Marguerite
Zorach, William
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.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Artists
Interviews
Transcripts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209755
AAA_collcode_broomuse
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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