Interviews by Irma Jaffe at the Whitney Museum Annual 1965-1966 exhibit opening, for the Art news and interviews radio series
Jaffe, Irma B.
Whitney Museum of American Art
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1 sound tape reel analog ; 3 in.
In the first episode of Art news and interviews, Jaffe interviews attendees at the Whitney Museum Annual's opening party on December 7th, 1965. The introduction to the episode occurs on side 2 of the reel. Interviewees include: John I.H. Baur, the museum's director; Budd Hopkins, whose painting Yarmouth was in the exhibit; Raphael Soyer, whose portrait of John and Alice Rewald was in the exhibit; Mrs. Irving, a granddaughter of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; Margaret McKellar of the Whitney; Jacques Kaplan, a collector; the artist Theodoros Stamos; Ben Cunningham, whose painting Six dimensions of orange was in the exhibit; the owner of the East Hampton Gallery. Recorded for WFMU radio station in Montclair, N.J.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560