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Creator:
Swartz, Anne  Search this
Names:
Jaudon, Valerie, 1945-  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Kushner, Robert, 1949-  Search this
Lanigan-Schmidt, Thomas  Search this
Lowe, Jean, 1960-  Search this
MacConnel, Kim  Search this
Patkin, Izhar  Search this
Perreault, John, 1937-2015  Search this
Perrone, Jeff  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Smyth, Ned, 1948-  Search this
Solomon, Holly  Search this
Zakanitch, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Extent:
2.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1998-1999
Summary:
The Anne Swartz interviews with artists measure 2.3 linear feet and contain video interviews with contributors to the Pattern and Decoration movement, conducted in 1998 for the production of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story (1999). Additional video of exhibitions and studio space are included, as well as the final version of the documentary.
Scope and Contents:
The Anne Swartz interviews with artists measure 2.3 linear feet and contain video interviews with contributors to the Pattern and Decoration movement, conducted in 1998 for the production of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story (1999). Video interviews are conducted with artists Valerie Jaudon, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Jean Lowe, Kim MacConnel, Izhar Patkin, Jeff Perrone, Miriam Schapiro, Ned Smyth, and Robert Zakanitch. Also found are interviews with curators John Perreault of Urban Glass and Holly Solomon of the Holly Solomon Gallery, both of New York City. Interviewees discuss the development, features, and success of the Pattern and Decoration movement from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s, particularly as it relates to the feminist art movement. Unedited footage is found on camera original DVCPRO videocassettes, and all cassettes containing interviews also have duplicate VHS videocassettes. Five additional DVCPRO videocassettes contain b-roll production video. The final version of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Untold Story is found on both a DVCPRO dub master and a VHS distribution copy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 2 series. Series 1: Unedited Video for Documentary, 1998-1999 (Boxes 1-3; 23 folders) Series 2: Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story, 1998-1999 (Box 4; 1 folder)
Biographical / Historical:
Anne Swartz is an art historian and art history professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Swartz created the interviews while working on a documentary project commissioned by the school.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2011 by Anne Swartz.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
Copyright for video interviews retained by the donor, Anne Swartz.
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Occupation:
Art historians -- Georgia -- Savannah  Search this
Art teachers -- Georgia -- Savannah  Search this
Topic:
Feminists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Anne Swartz interviews with artists, 1998-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.swaranne
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-swaranne