An interview of Sterling Strauser conducted by Lynda Hartigan. Strauser speaks of his art education, and about his folk art collecting. He discusses some of the artists with whom he has worked, including Justin McCarthy, Jack Savitsky, Old Ironside Pry and Victor Joseph Gatto. He also speaks of collectors he has been associated with, including Herbert Hemphill, Red Grooms and Tom Armstrong.
Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art collector; Pennsylvania.
Donated 1990 by Sterling Strauser.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001