Oral history interview with Robert Taylor, 1980 March 13-1990 June 7
Taylor, Robert, 1925-2009
Brown, Robert F.
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Transcript: 75 pages.
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels and 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 46 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Robert Taylor conducted 1980 March 13-1990 June 7, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Taylor, 1980 March 13-1990 June 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
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.
Robert Taylor (1925-2009) was an art, literary and music critic, author, educator, and lecturer from Boston, Massachusetts. Wrote for the Boston Herald, 1952-1967, Boston Globe, 1968-1989. Columns for New Boston Review, later appearing in "Atlantic Monthly," were written under pseudonym Count Bibesco.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001