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Oral history interview with Dorothea Tanning, 1990 July 11-November. 5

view Oral history interview with Dorothea Tanning, 1990 July 11-November. 5 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 191 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 16 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Dorothea Tanning conducted 1990 July 11-November 5, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art. Tanning discusses life in Illinois, New York, Arizona, and France. She recalls artists Max Ernst, Andre Breton, Julien Levy, George Balanchine, Yves Tanguy, and Kay Sage.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Dorothea Tanning, 1990 July 11-November. 5. 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. Funding for this interview was provided by The John Sloan Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Biography Note:
Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
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 was provided by The John Sloan Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sound recordings
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11720
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215552
AAA_collcode_tannin90
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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