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Oral history interview with Philip Pavia, 1965 Jan. 19

Interviewee:
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005
Interviewer:
Hooton, Bruce Duff, 1928-
Subject:
Baziotes, William
De Kooning, Willem
Hayter, Stanley William
Kline, Franz
Motherwell, Robert Burns
Nakian, Reuben
Club (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 30 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 26 min. An unrelated interview of Donald Judd (2/3/65) conducted by B. Hooten is also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Philip Pavia conducted 1965 Jan. 19, by Bruce Hooton, for the Archives of American Art.
Pavia speaks of the group of artists who met nightly at the Waldorf cafeteria during and after the World War II years, including Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and others; refugee artists who joined the group after the war; Dubuffet's influence; the Tenth Street group; the development of The Club; surrealism; the rise of abstract expressionism. He also recalls Robert Motherwell, Reuben Nakian and Stanley William Hayter.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Philip Pavia, 1965 Jan. 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Philip Pavia (1915-2005) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y. In 1948, Pavia founded the artists' group, the Club (also known as the Eighth St. Club), acted as treasurer, and organized it's Wednesday and Friday night panel discussions and lectures.
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Abstract expressionism
Interviews
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Surrealism
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11694
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212465
AAA_collcode_pavia65
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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