Oral history interview with Isabel Bishop, 1959 April 15
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988
Miller, Kenneth Hayes
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 20 pages
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Isabel Bishop conducted on 1959 April 15, by Warren Chappell and Henrietta Moore, for the Archives of American Art.
Bishop speaks of her painting, "Subway Scene"; the Art Students League; study abroad; contemporary art; problems with drawing Union Square; and the drawings of James Thurber. She recalls Kenneth Hayes Miller and Reginald Marsh.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Isabel Bishop, 1959 April 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Isabel Bishop (1902-1988) was 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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001