Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3
Amos, Emma, 1938-
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Transcript: 30 pages
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Emma Amos conducted 1968 October 3, by Al Murray, for the Archives of American Art. Amos speaks of the development of her interest in art and her early influences, her education at Antioch, black politics and the problems facing black artists, image problems among blacks, her travels in Europe, her interests in different media, and the effect of marriage and motherhood on her work.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Location of original tape unknown.
Funding for the interview provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Emma Amos (1938- ) is a painter in New York, New York.
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. Funding for this interview provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.
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