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Oral history interview with Jean Paul Slusser, 1973 March 14-July 26

Interviewee:
Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 69 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 44 min.
Summary:
An interview of Jean Paul Slusser conducted 1973 March 14-July 26, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. In addition to other topics Slusser discusses his family history, chilhood, teaching at the University of Texas, his job as art critic for the Boston Herald, his studies, his painting, Diego Rivera's work in Michigan, and his position as museum director of University of Michigan museum.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jean Paul Slusser, 1973 March 14-July 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Jean Paul Slusser (1886-1981) was a painter, educator, and museum director from Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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 museums, University and college
Art, American
Interviews
Museum directors
Painters
Painting
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12333
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213100
AAA_collcode_slusse73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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