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Oral history interview with Robert Carlen, 1988 March 17

view Oral history interview with Robert Carlen, 1988 March 17 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Carlen, Robert, 1906-1990
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina
Subject:
Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation
Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Pennsylvania
Physical Description:
Transcript: 10 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 28 min.
Summary:
An interview of Robert Carlen conducted 1988 March 17, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art.
This interview was conducted as a follow-up to his 1985 interview with Catherine Stover. Carlen speaks of black artists in Philadelphia; various artists Carlen knew over the years; and the Carl Schurtz Foundation and the Pyramid Club.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Carlen, 1988 March 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
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.
Biography Note:
Robert Carlen (1906-1990) was an art dealer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American artists
Art dealers
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11448
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212086
AAA_collcode_carlen88
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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