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Creator:
Pickens, Alton, 1917-1991  Search this
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1976 April 17
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette : analog ; 32 min., 4 sec.
Summary:
Recording has hum and boxy sound quality. Karl Fortess interviews Alton Pickens. Discussion topics include Pickens's life, motivations for becoming an artist, ineligibility for WPA, education, career as a painter and art teacher, and approach to teaching and life. Also included is discussion about terms cynicism and realism.
Citation:
Alton Pickens and Karl E. (Karl Eugene) Fortess. Interview with Alton Pickens, 1976 April 17. Karl E. Fortess interviews with artists, circa 1963-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14035
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Karl E. Fortess interviews with artists, circa 1963-1985
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14035