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Interviewee:
Carlen, Robert, 1906-1990  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation  Search this
Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Extent:
10 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1988 March 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Carlen conducted 1988 March 17, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art.
This interview was conducted as a follow-up to his 1985 interview with Catherine Stover. Carlen speaks of Black artists in Philadelphia; various artists Carlen knew over the years; and the Carl Schurtz Foundation and the Pyramid Club.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Carlen (1906-1990) was an art dealer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 28 min.
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 others.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.carlen88
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carlen88