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Interviewee:
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 September 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hassel Smith conducted 1978 September 5, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Smith speaks of his childhood; his education; studying under Maurice Sterne at the California School of Fine Arts; the influence of Clyfford Still; early exhibitions of Smith's work; and living in England.
Biographical / Historical:
Hassel Smith (1915-2007) was a painter from Bristol, England.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 min.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.smith78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smith78