Oral history interview with Conger Metcalf, 1982 Feb. 24
Metcalf, Conger A., 1914-1998
Brown, Robert F.
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Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes.
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 28 min.
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An interview of Conger Metcalf conducted 1982 Feb. 24, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Metcalf speaks of studying with Grant Wood and Karl Zerbe; his career as a teacher of painting and drawing at Boston University; and his figural subject matter and method of working.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Conger Metcalf, 1982 Feb. 24. 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.
Conger Metcalf (1914-1998) was a painter and educator from Boston, Mass.
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