Oral history interview with John Hegarty, 1982 July 27
Hegarty, John, 1938-
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Sound recording: 4 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 103 p.
An interview of John Hegarty conducted 1982 July 27, by Jean O'Korn, for the Archives of American Art. Hegarty speaks of his family background; childhood; education; early influences; early work; the development of his style; his relationships with women and how they affected his art; his feelings about teaching; his work habits; relationships with his models; and his future career plans.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Hegarty, 1982 July 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
John Hegarty (1938-) is a painter from Detroit, Mich.
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001