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Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13

view Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Denney, Alice, 1922-
Hopps, Walter, 1932-
Subject:
Rauschenberg, Robert
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 sound cassettes.
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:
An interview of Alice Denney conducted by Walter Hopps for the National Museum of American Art. Denney speaks of her organization of two Washington, D.C. art happenings: the "Pop Festival," held in conjunction with an exhibition, "The Popular Image," sponsored by the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, April 18 - May 1, 1966; and the "Now Festival," April 26 - May 1, 1966.
She recalls Robert Rauschenberg's performance pieces including PELICAN (1963), LINOLEUM (1966), SPRING TRAINING (1965), and MAP ROOM (1965).
Citation:
Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Alice Denney is an arts administrator and curator in Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Transferred from the National Museum of American Art, 1985
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art festivals
Curators
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9931
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212478
AAA_collcode_dennalic
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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