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Interviewee:
Metcalf, Conger, 1914-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Wood, Grant, 1891-1942  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes. Sound recording)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 Feb. 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Conger Metcalf conducted 1982 Feb. 24, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Metcalf speaks of studying with Grant Wood and Karl Zerbe; his career as a teacher of painting and drawing at Boston University; and his figural subject matter and method of working.
Biographical / Historical:
Conger Metcalf (1914-1998) was a painter and educator from Boston, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 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:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Art teachers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.metcal82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-metcal82