Oral history interview with Grace Hartigan, 1979 May 10
Hartigan, Grace, 1922-2008
Haifley, Julia Link
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Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Transcript: 60 p.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Grace Hartigan conducted 1979 May 10, by Julia Link Haifley, at the artist's studio, in Baltimore, Md., for the Archives of American Art.
Hartigan speaks of her childhood and school experiences; her first marriage, painting classes with Isaac Lane Muse; the New York scene in the 1940s and 1950s; friendships with Pollock, Kline, De Kooning, Rothko, Guston, and others.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Grace Hartigan, 1979 May 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available online.
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.
Grace Hartigan (1922-, painter of Baltimore, Md.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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