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Oral history interview with Janet I. Fish, 1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2

view Oral history interview with Janet I. Fish, 1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Fish, Janet, 1938-
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara
Subject:
Close, Chuck
Katz, Alex
Kornblee, Jill
Serra, Richard
Vicente, Esteban
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 4 sound cassettes
Transcript: 173 p.
Summary:
An interview of Janet Fish conducted 1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art. Fish discusses her family background, her education at Yale Art School, her techniques, the evolution of her work, feminism, and discrimination in the art world. She recalls Richard Serra, Chuck Close, Jill Kornblee, Alex Katz, and Esteban Vicente.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Janet I. Fish, 1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Janet I. Fish (1938-) is a painter from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Feminism and art
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13260
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212871
AAA_collcode_fish88
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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