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Interview with Franz Meyer and Interview with Jean-Christophe Ammann

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Meyer, Franz, 1919-2007  Search this
Herrera, Hayden  Search this
Ammann, Jean-Christophe  Search this
Sound Recording
1984 May 10-12
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
2 sound cassette ; 1 hr., 57 min., 17 sec.
Tape 01, Side 01 recording has a clicking sound and background noise. Tape 01, Side 02 recording stops and starts and has audible dropouts 00:00:14-00:00:57 and 00:14:12-00:15:37. Tape 02, Side 01 recording has a choppy sound quality. Tape 02, Side 02 is blank. --- Tape 01, Side 01 and Side 02 00:00:00-00:20:09 Hayden Herrera interviews Franz Meyer. Discussion topics include Meyer's career as museum director, his exposure to, and opinions of, American art, important American art shows in Paris and in Switzerland after World War II, museum funding, purchasing and acquiring art for museum collections and exhibitions. People mentioned include Arnold Rüdlinger, Sam Francis, Jackson Pollock, Frank Stella, Barnett Newman, Giuseppe Panza. --- Tape 01, Side 02 00:20:10-00:47:08 and Tape 02 Hayden Herrera interviews Jean-Christophe Ammann. Discussion topics include Amman's education, career in arts, organizing shows of American art, Panza Collection, Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, art societies, art foundations and Swiss museums and their collections of American art, and politics of Swiss art scene. People mentioned include Harold Szeeman, Giuseppe Panza, Pontus Hulten.
Franz Meyer and Hayden Herrera. Interview with Franz Meyer and Interview with Jean-Christophe Ammann, 1984 May 10-12. Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006, bulk 1984-1997
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