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Oral history interview with Enrico Donati, 1997 Jan. 7

Creator:
Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008
Temkin, Ann, 1959-
Subject:
Martins, Maria
Reynal, Jeanne
Richter, Hans
Levy, Julien
Carone, Nicholas
Brauner, Victor
Duchamp, Marcel
Picasso, Pablo
Gorky, Arshile
Parsons, Betty
Breton, André
Ferren, John
De Chirico, Giorgio
Ward, Eleanor
Miró, Joan
Hare, David
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript 95 p.
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:
Transcript of an interview with Surrealist painter Enrico Donati conducted by Ann Temkin, 1997 Jan. 07 in preparation for an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Temkin interviewed the nonagenarian Donati, who reminiscences about his involvement with Marcel Duchamp and other artists, including André Breton, David Hare, Julien Levy, Arshile Gorky, Victor Brauner, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, John Ferren, Jeanne Reynal, Hans Richter, Giorgio di Chirico, Maria Martins, Eleanor Ward, Nicholas Carone, and Betty Parsons. The reminiscences are mostly anecdotal.
Citation:
Oral history interview with Enrico Donati, 1997 Jan. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Location of original sound recording unknown.
Biography Note:
Donati is a painter and object maker, New York, N.Y. and Temkin, a curator of modern and comtemporary art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by Ann Temkin.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Surrealism
Painters
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11546
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)223335
AAA_collcode_donaenri
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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