Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3

view Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Amos, Emma, 1938-
Interviewer:
Murray, Albert
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Transcript: 30 pages
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Location of original tape unknown.
Funding:
Funding for the interview provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Biography Note:
Emma Amos (1938- ) is a painter in New York, New York.
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. Funding for this interview provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American painters
Art and race
Interviews
Painters
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11451
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212216
AAA_collcode_amos68
Theme:
African American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Transcripts
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Archival materials
  • Collection descriptions
  • Art and race
  • Interviews
  • Painters
  • Women
  • Art and race
  • Interviews
  • Painters
  • Women
  • Amos, Emma
  • Murray, Albert
  • Amos, Emma
  • Murray, Albert
  • African Americans
  • Archives of American Art