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Brooklyn Museum interviews of artists, [ca. 1965-1968]

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Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Jacobowitz, Arlene  Search this
Goodman, Sidney  Search this
Dombek, Blanche  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Grillo, John  Search this
Sanchez, Emilio  Search this
Margo, Boris  Search this
Freilicher, Jane  Search this
Dash, Robert Warren  Search this
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Meyer, Ursula  Search this
Arisman, Marshall  Search this
Ohlson, Douglas Dean  Search this
Weinberg, Albert  Search this
Brackman, Robert  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Moller, Hans  Search this
Constant, George  Search this
Odate, Toshio  Search this
Graziani, Sante  Search this
Gwathmey, Robert  Search this
Bauermeister, Mary  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Estern, Neil  Search this
Kosama, Yayoi  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Goldin, Leon  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Greene, Balcomb  Search this
Thon, William  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite  Search this
Anderson, Lennart  Search this
Casarella, Edmund  Search this
Doyle, Tom  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Lam, Jennett  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Offner, Elliot  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Antonakos, Stephen  Search this
Palmer, Amanda  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Barker, Walter  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Lang, Steven  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Koch, John  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Lipton, Seymour  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
Gussow, Roy  Search this
Butchkes, Sydney  Search this
Jaffe, Nora  Search this
Sopher, Aaron  Search this
Okada, Kenzo  Search this
Murch, Walter Tandy  Search this
Kienbusch, William Austin  Search this
Richards, Bill  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Kawabata, Minoru  Search this
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Listening to pictures  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7.0 linear feet
The collection is arranged as a single series: Series 1: Interviews, 1965-1968 (Box 1-7; 7 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
All interviews except Antonakos, Freilicher, Lipton, Murch, and Weinberg are transcribed.
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Interviews of 72 artists, and transcripts for all but five, conducted by Arlene Jacobowitz for the Museum's "Listening to Pictures" program. The artists discuss their work in the museum collection. Also included with many of the interviews are edited versions of the tapes, approximately 2-3 min. in length, used as "audio-labels" in the "Listening to Pictures" installation.<br /> The artists interviewed are: Lennart Anderson, Stephen B. Antonakos, Marshall Arisman, Walter Barker, Leonard Baskin, Mary Bauermeister, Thomas Hart Benton, Isabel Bishop, Robert Brackman, Sydney Butchkes, Edmund Casarella, George Constant, Robert Warren Dash, Jose DeCreeft, Blanche Dombek, Tom Doyle, Jimmy Ernst, Neil Estern, Philip Evergood, Helen Frankenthaler, Jane Freilicher, Leon Goldin, Sidney Goodman, Sante Graziani, Balcomb Greene, John Grillo, William Gropper, Chaim Gross, Roy Gussow, Robert Gwathmey, Grace Hartigan, Edward Hopper, Nora Jaffe, Paul Jenkins, Minoru Kawabata, William Kienbusch, Karl Knaths, John Koch, Yayoi Kosama, Jennett Lam, Steven Lang, Robert Laurent, Jacob Lawrence, Jack Levine, Jacques Lipchitz, Seymour Lipton,<br /> Boris Margo, Ursula Meyer, Hans Moller, Walter Murch, Louise Nevelson, Toshio Odate, Elliot Offner, Douglas Ohlson, Kenzo Okada, Amanda Palmer, Irene Rice Pereira, Gabor Peterdi, Ad Reinhardt, Bill Richards, Larry Rivers, Emilio Sanchez, Karl Schrag, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Aaron Sopher, Moses Soyer, Raphael Soyer, William Thon, Albert Weinberg, and William and Marguerite Zorach.
Brooklyn Museum interviews of artists, [ca. 1965-1968]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
All of the sound recordings in this collection were digitized for preservation and research access in 2009 and are available at the Archives of American Art offices.
Location of Originals:
Almost all of the transcripts in this collection are photocopies. Original transcripts can be found in the Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives.
Use Note:
Authorization to quote or reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from the interviewee. Citations must read:"Interview between [artist's name] and [interviewer's name] from the "Listening to Pictures" program of the Brooklyn Museum. Archives of American Art. Gift of the Brooklyn Museum."
Related Materials:
The Brooklyn Museum Archives houses the records of the Departments of European Painting and Sculpture, American Painting and Sculpture, Contemporary Art (1897-2005), which contain records relating to the work of Arlene Jacobowitz.
Biography Note:
Interview program begun by curator Arlene Jacobowitz in Spring 1965 with artists whose works were on exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. "Listening to Pictures" was an exhibition works which incorporated excerpts from the tapes into the installation. It opened April 28, 1968, and was gradually disassembled, 1971-1973.
This collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Dierdre Lawrence of the Brooklyn Museum in 1989.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Record number:
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art