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Oral history interview with Guy Anderson, 1983 February 1-8

view Oral history interview with Guy Anderson, 1983 February 1-8 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Anderson, Guy I. (Guy Irving), 1906-1998
Interviewer:
Kingsbury, Martha, 1941-
Subject:
Graves, Morris
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Washington (State)
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes.
Transcript: 86 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 27 minutes.
Summary:
An interview of Guy Anderson conducted 1983 February 1-8, by Martha Kingsbury, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.
Anderson speaks of his education; his career; the Great Depression and its impact on art and on him; working in the Seattle Art Museum in the 1930s; murals in the 1930s; the Spokane Art Center; vegetarianism; his travels in Alaska, Mexico, and Japan; meeting Morris Graves; religious painting; and the importance of the human figure to art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Guy Anderson, 1983 February 1-8. 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:
Guy Anderson (1906-1998) was a painter, from LaConner, Washington.
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
Figurative art
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12009
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212554
AAA_collcode_anders83
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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