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Oral history interview with William Ivey, 1983 May 24-31

view Oral history interview with William Ivey, 1983 May 24-31 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Ivey, William, 1919-1992
Interviewer:
Johns, Barbara
Subject:
Bunce, Louis
Corley, Ward
Gilkey, Richard C. (Richard Charles),
Rothko, Mark
Still, Clyfford E.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Washington (State)
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 6 sound cassettes.
Transcript: 75 p.
Summary:
An interview of William Ivey conducted 1983 May 24-31, by Barbara Johns, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project,
This interview took place at the artist's studio in Seattle, Wash. Ivey speaks of his family background and education, including law school; studying at the California School of Fine Arts; studying under Clyfford Still and Mark Rothko; working at the Seattle Art Museum and the Henry Gallery; working as artist-in-residence at Reed College; founding the Artists' Gallery (Seattle, Wash.); exhibiting at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Gallery Arnaud in Paris and the Seattle Art Museum; collectors of his work; his methods and style; the current art scene; and his future plans. He recalls Ward Corley, Louis Bunce, Richard Gilkey and others.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Ivey, 1983 May 24-31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
Funding:
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.
Biography Note:
William Ivey (1919-1992) was a painter from Seattle, Wash.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Art, Modern
Artists
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11848
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212436
AAA_collcode_ivey83
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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