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Oral history interview with James McGarrell, 1978 Aug. 17

view Oral history interview with James McGarrell, 1978 Aug. 17 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
McGarrell, James, 1930-
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 113 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 55 min.
Summary:
An interview of James McGarrell conducted 1978 Aug. 17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. McGarrell discusses his interest in jazz and jazz documentation; education in California and Germany; his career in Portland and Bloomington; and the influences on his work and his personal creative process.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with James McGarrell, 1978 Aug. 17. 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:
James McGarrell (1930-) is a painter and educator from Portland, Or.
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Interviews
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11995
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212876
AAA_collcode_mcgarr78
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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