2 sound cassettes : analog ; 2 hr., 5 min., 41 sec.
An interview of Romare Bearden conducted 1980 July 31 by Avis Berman in Berman's studio, Long Island City, N.Y. Bearden discusses his mural commissions; his youth; his time in Paris; working out of the blues tradition; the influence of the South; and changes in his work. He recalls Constantin Brancusi, Jacob Lawrence, Henri Matisse, Duke Ellington, Stuart Davis, and others.
Interview with Romare Bearden, 1980 July 31. Oral history interview with Romare Bearden, 1980 July 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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