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Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977

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Creator:
Jaffe, Irma B.
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000
Subject:
Bearden, Romare
Fingesten, Peter
Gould, Nadia
Gould, Philip
Gross, Chaim
Hinman, Charles B.
Hofmann, Hans
Hollingsworth, Alvin C.
Indiana, Robert
Kaplan, Sidney
Kozloff, Max
Pearson, Henry Charles
Rice, Dustin
Siegel, Jeanne
Spector, Robert Donald
Tucker, Martin
Upsala College (East Orange, N.J.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
17 sound cassettes; and 8 sound tape reels ; 3 1/4 in. (partially transcribed)
Access Note / Rights:
Untranscribed (except for Hofmann, Kozloff and panel discussion "Alienation and Commitment"); use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington D.C. office.
Hofmann, Kozloff and panel discussion "Alienation and Commitment": Patrons must use transcripts.
Summary:
Individual and group interviews of artists and others in the art community conducted by art historian Irma B. Jaffe for her book THE SCULPTURE OF LEONARD BASKIN (1980), and for the program "Art News and Interviews," WFMU radio, Upsala College, East Orange, N.J.
Included are interviews of Leonard Baskin (14 cassettes), Hans Hofmann (17 p.), Max Kozloff (8 p.), Chaim Gross, Sidney Kaplan (re: Baskin), Philip and Nadia Gould, Dustin Rice, and Peter Fingesten; a panel discussion "Alienation and Commitment," including Robert Indiana, Martin Tucker, Robert Spector, Charles Hinman and Henry Pearson (27 p.);
the African-American artists group SPIRAL, featuring group members Romare Bearden and Alvin C. Hollingsworth, and commentary by art historian Jeanne Siegel; and museum staff and artists present at the exhibition opening for the 1965-1966 Whitney Annual. Also included is a handwritten note to Sam and Irma Jaffe from Robert Indiana, 1977 May 18.
Citation:
Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Hofmann, Kozloff interviews and panel discussion transcripts donated 1967 by Sam Jaffe, Irma Jaffe's husband. Irma Jaffe donated the remainder of the collection (along with duplicates of material received in 1967) in 1985.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American art
Art historians
Interviews
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Sound recordings
Spiral (Group of artists)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10692
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214293
AAA_collcode_jaffirma
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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