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Robert Gordy interview, 1986 Feb. 15

Creator:
Gordy, Robert, 1933-1986
Kahan, Mitchell Douglas, 1951-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
39 p. transcript.
Access Note / Rights:
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:
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.
Citation:
Robert Gordy interview, 1986 Feb. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Location of original tape unknown.
Biography Note:
Robert Gordy (1933-1986) was a painter from New Orleans, La.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Mitchell D. Kahan.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9738
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212057
AAA_collcode_gordrobe
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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