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Interview

Producer:
COOGI AUSTRALIA
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Object Name:
Samples
Made in:
Australia
Date:
1991
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Printed image of knitted "Interview"
Credit Line:
Gift of Coogi Australia
Accession Number:
1992-54-6-a/e
Rights:
© VA 459673
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Interview

Producer:
COOGI AUSTRALIA
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: Jacquard woven
Type:
woven textiles
Fragment
Object Name:
Fragment
Made in:
Australia
Date:
1991
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Coogi Australia
Accession Number:
1992-54-8
Rights:
© VA 459673
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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Interview

Producer:
COOGI AUSTRALIA
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: Jacquard woven
Type:
woven textiles
Fragment
Object Name:
Fragment
Made in:
Australia
Date:
1991
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Coogi Australia
Accession Number:
1992-54-9
Rights:
© VA 459673
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Interview

Object Name:
Book cover
Type:
Book cover
Place:
USA
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven Heller
Accession Number:
1996-74-262
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Interview

Producer:
COOGI AUSTRALIA
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Swatch card
Object Name:
Swatch card
Made in:
Australia
Date:
1991
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Credit Line:
Gift of Coogi Australia
Accession Number:
1992-54-7
Rights:
© VA 459673
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Ramon Carulla interview

Creator:
Carulla, Ramón, 1938-
Beltran, Felix, 1938-
Physical description:
Transcript : 2 p. : photocopy ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Interviews
Date:
1986 Sept. 27
Summary:
Interview with painter Ramon Carulla in which he discusses the artworks La Mensaje, Las Paredes as well as his perspective of Figurative Expressionism.
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Inspiration
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1266
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Ramón Carulla papers, 1971-1996
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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Enrique Riverón interview

Creator:
Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998
Blanc, Giulio V., 1902-1998
Physical description:
Transcript : 8 p. : photocopy
Type:
Interviews
Date:
197-
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1227
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Giulio V. Blanc papers, 1920-1995
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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Oral history interview with Ralph F. Colin, 1969 August 15

Interviewee:
Colin, Ralph F. 1900-1985
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul
Physical description:
Transcript: 55 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1969
1969 August 15
Notes:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 55 min.
Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) was an art collector from New York, New York.
Summary:
An interview of Ralph F. Colin conducted 1969 August 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Local number:
AAA
AAA colin69
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 2010 March 3-31

Interviewee:
Christenberry, William 1936-
Interviewer:
Foresta, Merry A
Creator:
Oral History Interviews of American Photographers
Physical description:
Transcript: 82 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2010
2010-2010
2010 March 3-31
Notes:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 43 min.
William Christenberry (1936- ) is a photographer, painter, and sculptor in Washington, D.C. Merry Foresta is a curator in Washington, D.C.
Summary:
An interview of William Christenberry conducted 2010 March 3 and 31, by Merry Foresta, for the Archives of American Art's Oral History Interviews of American Photographers Project, at Christenberry's studio, in Washington, D.C.
Topic:
Painters
Photographers
Sculptors
Local number:
aaa
AAA christ10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Radio Borinquen: Alejandro Carasco interviews Jesse Jackson about the 1991 Mount Pleasant riots

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum
Photographer.photographer:
Dorwin, Harold
Subject:
Jackson, Jesse 1941-
Physical description:
1 slide: col. ; 2 x 2 in
Culture:
Hispanic Americans
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995
Summary:
On May 5, 1991, Daniel Enrique Gomez was shot by a Washington, D.C police officer. This incident sparked a series of riots that lasted two nights within the predominantly Latino neighborhoods of Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan. On May 7, 1991, Mayor Sharon Pratt Dixon held a news conference. Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson arrived to join the Latino community leaders in a protest march. The Mount Pleasant riots caused the city and police to reconsider their relationship to the Latino community. As a result of the riots, The Latino Civil Rights Task Force was created 1991 to represent the voice of Latinos and protect their rights. In addition, Mayor Sharon Pratt Dixon established a Spanish speaking police unit. In the 1980's and 1990's, two popular Spanish radio stations that served Washington, D.C.'s Latino communities were Radio Borinquen and Radio Mundo. Alejandro Carasco worked for Radio Borinquen from 1985-1996. Borinquen is the Taíno name of Puerto Rico. Taínos are the indigenous natives of Puerto Rico.
Cite as:
Black Mosaic Research Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Riots
Interviewing
Local number:
ACMA S000009
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Oral history interview with Mary-Leigh Smart, 1974 April 26

Interviewee:
Smart, Mary 1915-
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F
Physical description:
Transcript: 40 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Maine
York
Date:
1974
1974 April 26
Notes:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs.
Mary-Leigh Smart (1915- ) is an art collector and patron of York, Maine.
Summary:
An interview of Mary-Leigh Smart conducted 1974 April 26, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Topic:
Art, American
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Art patrons
Local number:
AAA
AAA smart74
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Ralph F. Colin, 1965 March 12

Interviewee:
Colin, Ralph F. 1900-1985
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B (Harlan Buddington) 1920-
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Physical description:
Transcript: 58 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
New York (State)
Date:
1965
1965 March 12
Notes:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 2 hr., 24 min.
Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) was an art collector from New York, New York.
Summary:
An interview of Ralph Colin conducted 1965 March 12, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Local number:
AAA 3418
AAA colin65
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Walter P. Chrysler, 1964 September 5

Creator:
Chrysler, Walter P (Walter Percy) 1909-1988
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees 1910-1994
Subject:
Chrysler Museum
Physical description:
1 sound tape reel ; 5 in
Transcript: 6 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Massachusetts
Provincetown
Date:
1964
1964 September 5
Notes:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 20 min.
Walter P. Chrysler (1909-1988) was an art collector in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Chrysler opened his museum in 1958 in Provincetown in an old church, then moved the museum in 1970 to a larger permanent location in Norfolk, Virginia.
Summary:
An interview of Walter P. Chrysler conducted 1964 September 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Chrysler speaks of Provincetown as an art colony; the role of the Chrysler Art Museum in Provincetown, Massachusetts; and the museum's collections, acquisitions, and exhibitions.
Topic:
Art
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Art museums
Local number:
AAA
AAA chrysl64
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16

Interviewee:
Diament Sujo, Clara
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H. Jr. 1902-1981
Córdova, Arturo de 1908-1973
D'Harnoncourt, Rene 1901-1968
De Kooning, Willem 1904-
Duchamp, Marcel 1887-1968
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Johns, Jasper 1930-
Kuh, Katharine
Lam, Wifredo
Marisol 1930-
Messer, Thomas M
Miller, Dorothy Canning 1904-2003
Otero Rodríguez, Alejandro
Peròn, Juan Domingo 1895-1974
Pollock, Jackson 1912-1956
Rauschenberg, Robert 1925-2008
Reverón, Armando 1889-1954
Romero Brest, Jorge
Soto, Jesús Rafael 1923-2005
Sterne, Hedda 1910-2011
Valera, Víctor 1927-
Physical description:
Sound recording, master: 1 compact disc, 3 WMA files (5 hr.,10 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in
Transcript: 98 p
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2010
2010-2010
2010 June 8-16
Notes:
Clara Diament Sujo (1921-) is owner and director of CDS Gallery in New York, N.Y. Avis Berman (1949-) is a scholar in New York, N.Y.
Summary:
An interview of Clara Diament Sujo conducted 2010 June 8-16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sujo's home, in New York, N.Y.
Diament speaks of her childhood in Argentina; her father's early influence; working with Abbott Industries; her travels with her father as a child to Punta del Este in Urguay, and Mar del Plata; her experiences in the United States; life under Juan Perón and how political events helped shape her education; teaching in Venezuela; collecting art for the Venezuelan science museum; her views on art; the artists that she has worked with and represented; the opening of her first gallery in Venezuela; her gallery in New York City; the influence of Jorge Romero Brest; and her work with the museum network to represent Latin American artists. She recalls Katharine Kuh, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Jesus Rafael Soto, Arturo de Cordova, Alejandro Otero, Victor Valera, Armando Reverón, Mercedes Pardo, Wilfredo Lam, Alfred Barr, Rene d'Harnoncourt, Dorothy Miller, Thomas Messer, Marcel Duchamp, Hedda Sterne, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Marisol Escobar, and others.
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Art--Study and teaching
Art dealers
Gallery owners
Local number:
aaa
AAA diamen10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Richard Gray, 2007 Dec. 9

Interviewee:
Gray, Richard 1928-
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James 1952-
Subject:
Boris, Harry
Fabricant, Andrew
Gray, Paul
Klamen, David 1961-
Plensa, Jaume 1955-
Louis, Morris 1912-1962
De Kooning, Willem 1904-
Olitski, Jules 1922-2007
Gaudí, Antoni 1852-1926
Emmerich, André
Stone, Allan
Noland, Kenneth 1924-2010
University of Illinois Student
Physical description:
Sound recording, master: 1 sound disc (1 hr., 45 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in
Transcript: 41 p
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
2007
2007 Dec 9
Notes:
Richard Gray (1928- ) is an art dealer from Chicago, Ill. Interviewer James McElhinney is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.
Summary:
An interview of Richard Gray conducted 2007 Dec. 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Carlyle Hotel, in New York, N.Y .
Gray speaks of being born in Chicago, Ill. and attending high school in Hyde Park; required coursework in art and music; his father's childhood in Poland; attending the University of Illinois in Chicago before transferring to the main campus in Champaign-Urbana; studying architecture but then becoming more interested in art; the influence of an early mentor; joining the air force and being stationed in France in the early 1950s; traveling throughout France, Spain, and Germany; visiting Barcelona to see Antoni Gaudí's architecture; returning to the United States, meeting his wife on a blind date, and marrying her within a year; being moved by the musical and artistic environment of his in-laws' home; owning a manufacturing business for 10 years; restructuring his father's summer resort in Michigan following his death; hosting music festivals and Harry Boris as artist-in-residence at the resort; following Boris's suggestion to open an art gallery in Chicago; his first art purchases from Allan Stone and André Emmerich in New York; his first gallery space off of Michigan Avenue on East Ontario Street in the same building as B.C. Holland and Noah Goldowsky;
his second gallery space on Michigan Avenue; showing Color Field artists including Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, and Jules Olitski; dealers as collectors; seeing himself more as a collector than a dealer at this time in his life; his diverse collection of drawings spanning many time periods; his past practice of buying works of art in shares with other dealers; the competition between art dealers and auction houses; his belief in free-market opportunities; handling the sale of Willem de Kooning's Woman V; the gallery's representation of Jaume Plensa and David Klamen; the future direction of the gallery at both the Chicago and New York City locations; the changing market in international art; recently being designated a Living Landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois; and his strong presence and activity in Chicago's cultural community. Gray also recalls André Emmerich, Andrew Fabricant, Paul Gray, and others.
Topic:
Art dealers--Interviews
Art--Economic aspects
Color-field painting
Art galleries, Commercial
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Local number:
aaa
AAA gray07
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Limeta Interview [sound recording]

Creator:
Jopling, Carol F
Interviewees:
Limeta family
Physical description:
1 sound cassette; 60 min
Culture:
Zapotec Indians
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)
Summary:
Interview with the Limeta family. Recorded in Yalálag, Oaxaca in Mexico.
Cite as:
Carol F. Jopling Papers, Yalálag Sound Recordings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Zapotec language
Local number:
Jopling Sound Recording 14
See more items in:
Carol F. Jopling Yalálag Sound Recordings 1969-1971
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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Yalálag Interviews [sound recording]

Creator:
Jopling, Carol F
Interviewee:
Poblano, Agapita
Dominguez, Francesca
Physical description:
1 sound cassette; 60 min
Culture:
Zapotec Indians
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)
Mexico
Summary:
On label: " Lucia & Saula, Agapita Poblano" and "Francesca Dominguez"
Cite as:
Carol F. Jopling Papers, Yalálag Sound Recordings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Zapotec language
Language and languages--Documentation
Languages
Local number:
Jopling Sound Recording 11
See more items in:
Carol F. Jopling Yalálag Sound Recordings 1969-1971
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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Yalálag Interviews [sound recording]

Creator:
Jopling, Carol F
Interviewee:
Fernandez, Augustina
Limeta, Virginia
Physical description:
1 sound cassette; 60 min
Culture:
Zapotec Indians
Type:
Interviews
Place:
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)
Mexico
Summary:
Side 1: On lable Virginia Limeta. Side 2: Augustina Fernandez. Recorded in Yalálag, Oaxaca in Mexico
Cite as:
Carol F. Jopling Papers, Yalálag Sound Recordings, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Zapotec language
Language and languages--Documentation
Languages
Local number:
Jopling Sound Recording 10
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Carol F. Jopling Yalálag Sound Recordings 1969-1971
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

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Oral history interview with Peter Rodriguez, 2004 October 23-24

Interviewee:
Rodriguez, Peter 1926-
Interviewer:
Wagner, Nora
Subject:
Garcia, Rupert 1941-
Hernandez, Ester 1944-
Williams, Adriana 1933-
Reyes Ferreira, Jesus
Tamayo, Rufino 1899-
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás 1938-
Dickey, Terry P
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)
Mexican Museum
Physical description:
Transcript: 32 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
California
San Francisco
Date:
2004
2004-2004
2004 October 23-24
Notes:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 34 min.
Peter Rodriguez (1926- ) is the founder and former director of the Mexican Museum, in San Francisco, Calif. Nora Wagner (1938- ) is a program director at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, Calif.
Summary:
An interview of Peter Rodriguez conducted 2004 October 23-24, by Nora Wagner, for the Archives of American Art, in San Francisco, Calif.
Rodriguez speaks of his family background, early childhood and elementary art education; travels to Mexico, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.; exhibitions he participated in as well as curated; joining Galería de la Raza; the founding of the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, grants received and support from the San Francisco community; artists Jesse Aguirre, Manuel Villamor, and Ester Hernandez; Ann Rockefeller Roberts and the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folkart, acquired by the Mexican Museum in 1985. Rodriquez also discusses the various art forms he works in, including, sculpture, tapestry, oil painting, acrylic painting, portraits of artists, and pen and ink drawings; a collection of chairs he made; his 1992 Retrospective at the Haggin Museum, in Stockton, Calif.; his creativity and color scheme for exhibitions; appointment as an Art Commissioner for the city of San Francisco, 1977-1986; the Rosa Covarrubias collection; the different locations of the Mexico Museum; current funding for a new building on Mission Street; the exhibition "Lo del Corazon"; and his own hopes for the future of the Mexican Museum. Rodriguez also recalls Rufino Tamayo, Adriana Williams, Lauro Lopez, Chucho Reyes Ferreira, Rupert Garcia, Alfredo Arreguin, Candelario Medrano, Terrey Dickey, Bea Carrillo, and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.
Topic:
Painters
Sculptors
Art--Study and teaching
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Arts administrators
Art--Philosophy
Local number:
aaa
AAA rodrig04
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Ruth and Richard Shack, 1996 December 7-1997 February 8

Interviewee:
Shack, Ruth 1931-
Shack, Richard
Interviewer:
Young, Barbara N
Physical description:
Transcript: 90 pages
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Florida
Miami
Date:
1996
1996-1997
1996 December 7-1997 February 8
Notes:
Originally recorded 3 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 20 min.
Ruth Shack (1931-) is president of the Dade-Community Foundation. Richard Shack (1926-) is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Miami Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Their private art collection includes works by Maria Brito, Lydia Rubio, Cesar Trasobares, and José Bedia.
Summary:
An interview of Ruth and Richard Shack conducted 1996 December 7-1997 February 8, by Barbara Young, for the Archives of American Art. The interview focuses on the Shack's support of Latin American artists, the development of their collection, and their personal involvement with community art centers.
Topic:
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews
Latin American art--Collectors and collecting
Art centers
Hispanic American art
Local number:
aaa
AAA shack96
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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