Bearden, interviewed by Rolick, discusses his art, black artists and black culture in general, his training in mathematics, as well as his stint as a songwriter. Interview conducted for Rolick's class "Black music and art," at Mercy College. Sound quality is occasionally distorted but still discernible.
Interview with Romare Bearden, 1971. Esther G. Rolick papers, 1941-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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