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Oral history interview with Rudy Burckhardt, 1993 January 14

view Oral history interview with Rudy Burckhardt, 1993 January 14 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Burckhardt, Rudy, 1914-1999
Interviewer:
Sawin, Martica
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph
De Kooning, Willem
Denby, Edwin Hooper
Gorky, Arshile
Grooms, Red
Kline, Franz
Rivers, Larry
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 25 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 23 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Rudy Burckhardt conducted 1993 January 14, by Martica Sawin, for the Archives of American Art.
Burckhardt speaks about life in the New York art world of the 1930s and 1940s, especially of his friendship with Willem De Kooning and Edwin Denby. He talks briefly about his own films, including collaborations with Joseph Cornell and Red Grooms. He also remembers the artists Larry Rivers, Arshile Gorky, and Franz Kline.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rudy Burckhardt, 1993 January 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line
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:
Rudy Burckhardt (1914-1999) was a photographer and filmmaker from New York, New York.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators. Funding for this interview provided by John W. Payson.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Filmmakers
Interviews
Photographers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12098
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215325
AAA_collcode_burckh93
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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