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Oral history interview with George Segal, 1973 November 26

view Oral history interview with George Segal, 1973 November 26 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Segal, George, 1924-2000
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Subject:
Baziotes, William
Bellamy, Richard
Delevante, Sidney
Kaprow, Allan
Hansa Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Richard Green Gallery (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New Jersey
Physical Description:
Transcript: 112 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 53 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of George Segal conducted 1973 November 26, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Segal speaks of his childhood and family life in the Bronx; his education at Rutgers and at Pratt Institute; studying at New York University with William Baziotes; abstract expressionism; his acquaintance with Allan Kaprow and the Hansa Gallery group; his search for an individual language as an artist; life and art on his New Jersey farm; exhibitions at the Hansa and Green galleries; his development of bandage and plaster sculpture. He recalls Sidney Delevante and Richard Bellamy.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with George Segal, 1973 November 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
George Segal (1924-2000) was a sculptor and painter from North Brunswick, N.J.
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
Art
Art, American
Interviews
Painters
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213086
AAA_collcode_segal73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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