Oral history interview with Joyce Wahl Treiman, 1981 October 3
Treiman, Joyce Wahl, 1922-1991
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
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Transcript: 29 pages.
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.
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Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
An interview of Joyce Wahl Treiman conducted 1981 October 3, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Treiman speaks of her education and its influence on her life and work; growing up in Chicago; moving to California in 1961; the persistence of realism in her paintings; her feelings about photorealism and traditional realism; the inadequacy of photographs as models; teaching at UCLA; and the influence upon her of Thomas Eakins and other 19th Century painters.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Joyce Wahl Treiman, 1981 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 3199 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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.
Joyce Treiman (1922-1991) was a painter from Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001