Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Online Media

Catalog Data

Creator:
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006  Search this
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Names:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Muriel Castanis conducted in 1971, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project. Castanis speaks of the problems confronting women artists, the attempts by the group WAR (Women Artists in Revolution) to address these problems, consciousness-raising among women artists, art as a vehicle for social change, her development as an artist, and her work with fabric.
Biographical / Historical:
Muriel Castanis (1926-2006) was a sculptor in New York, New York.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.castan71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castan71