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Interview of Robert Gordy conducted by Mitchell Kahan. Gordy speaks of changes in his painting style over the previous five years; printmaking media he worked in; materials he experimented with; the influence of his interest in African art; views of women in his work; humor in his work; the New Orleans environment and its effect on him; and artists who have influenced him.
Robert Gordy interview, 1986 Feb. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Robert Gordy (1933-1986) was a painter from New Orleans, La.
Donated 1986 by Mitchell D. Kahan.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001