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Interview with Imogen Cunningham

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Creator:
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
Mann, Margery, 1883-1976
Subject:
Cunningham, Imogen
Group f.64
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1960-1973
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
3 sound tape reels analog ; 3 in.
Summary:
Cunningham, interviewed by Mann, speaks of the sale and exhibition of her prints; being a "darkroom slave"; portrait photography; photographs as documents; the "soft-focus era"; teaching; and the f/64 Group.
Cunningham comments on 104 of her photographs, including her portraits of Edward Weston and Margrethe Mather, Martha Graham, Cary Grant, Alfred Stieglitz, Upton Sinclair, Adedee Ozenfant, Frida Kahlo, Getrude Stein, Shen Yao, Lyonel Feininger, Morris Graves, Anna Freud, and Minor White. She recalls Diane Arbus, Arthur Fellig, Paul Strand, and others.
Reel 3 is a fairly poor, noisy recording.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Portrait photography
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14694
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Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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