Oral history interview with Juliette Hays, 1982 July 28
Ashton, Dore, 1928-
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Sound recording: 1 cassette : analog.
Transcript: 11 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Juliette Hays conducted 1982 July 28, by Dore Ashton, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Hays remembers her friendship with Rothko in the 1930s and 1940s. She speaks about Rothko's political beliefs and his involvement with Artists' Union activism; his teaching art to children; and his first marriage.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Juliette Hays, 1982 July 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
Funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation. 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.
Juliette Hays is a writer and designe and was a friend of painter Mark Rothko.
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation. Others interviewed on the project (by various interviewers) include: Sonia Allen, Sally Avery, Ben-Zion, Bernard Braddon, Ernest Briggs, Rhys Caparn, Elaine de Kooning, Herbert Ferber, Esther Gottlieb, Sidney Janis, Buffie Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Louis Kaufman, Jack Kufeld, Katharine Kuh, Stanley Kunitz, Joseph Liss, Dorothy Miller, Betty Parsons, Wallace Putnam, Rebecca Reis, Maurice Roth, Sidney Schectman, Aaron Siskind, Joseph Solman, Hedda Sterne, Jack Tworkov, Esteban Vicente and Ed Weinstein. Each has been cataloged separately.
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