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Oral history interview with Diane Waldman, 2010 June 8-9

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Interviewee:
Waldman, Diane, 1936-
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-
Subject:
Cornell, Joseph
De Kooning, Willem
Ernst, Max
Fry, Edward F.
Hess, Thomas
Kelly, Ellsworth
Lichtenstein, Roy
Messer, Thomas M.
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Guggenheim International Exhibition
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Physical Description:
Transcript: 106 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Duration is 5 hr., 57 min.
Summary:
An interview of Diane Waldman conducted 2010 June 8-9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Waldman's home, in New York, N.Y.
Waldman speaks of her background; education and early career; her curatorial work at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; relationships with artists; her exhibitions of works by Joseph Cornell, Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Max Ernst, and others; her travels to India; her life after resigning from the Guggenheim Museum; Frank Lloyd Wright's building; the Guggenheim International; the museum profession dominated by men; writing detective stories; and other topics. She recalls Ed Fry, Thomas Hess, Thomas Kress, Thomas Messer, and others.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Diane Waldman, 2010 June 8-9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
This interview is part of the Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project, funded by the A G Foundation.
Biography Note:
Diane Waldman (1936- ) is an independent art history scholar in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is a former director of iCI in 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art historians
Authors
Curators
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15823
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)290221
AAA_collcode_waldma10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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