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Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz, 1985

Creator:
Brown, Samuel Joseph, 1907-
Subject:
Aubitz, Shawn
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Thrash, Dox
Federal Art Project (Pa.)
United States.Work Projects Administration
Works Progress Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (120 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Summary:
An interview with painter Samuel Brown conducted by Shawn Aubitz of the National Archives, for an exhibition on the Work Projects Administration in Philadelphia. Brown discusses his work on the WPA; materials and techniques; some of his paintings, including "The Scrubwoman," and "The Lynching"; sharing a studio with Dox Thrash; and a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt.
Citation:
Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Samuel J. Brown, through the National Archives, as part of AAA's Philadelphia Art Documentation Project.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American painters
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10823
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214565
AAA_collcode_browsamu
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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