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Oral history interview with Enrico Donati, 1997 Jan. 7

Creator:
Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008
Temkin, Ann, 1959-
Subject:
Brauner, Victor
Breton, André
Carone, Nicholas
De Chirico, Giorgio
Duchamp, Marcel
Ferren, John
Gorky, Arshile
Hare, David
Levy, Julien
Martins, Maria
Miró, Joan
Parsons, Betty
Picasso, Pablo
Reynal, Jeanne
Richter, Hans
Ward, Eleanor
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:
Interviews
Painters
Surrealism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11546
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)223335
AAA_collcode_donaenri
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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