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Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10

Creator:
Strauser, Sterling, 1907-1995
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
Subject:
Armstrong, Tom
Gatto, Victor Joseph
Grooms, Red
Hemphill, Herbert Waide
McCarthy, Justin
Pry, Lamont Alfred
Savitsky, Jack
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette + transcript (41 p.) (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Sterling Strauser interview, 1989 Aug. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art collector; Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Sterling Strauser.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, American
Folk art
Interviews
Self-taught artists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10260
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213402
AAA_collcode_straster
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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