Recording is done in an echoing gallery space and some portions are difficult to understand. Helen Kohen interviews Louise Fishman. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Fishman's life, education, career as an artist, her paintings and their subject matter, materials and painting technique, the concept of abstraction, and Buddhism. Also included in the conversation is Helen Kohen talking about Native American rawhide carrying cases and bags. Recording includes Bianca Lanza and an unnamed man in addition to Fishman and Kohen.
Louise Fishman and Helen L. Kohen. Interview with Louise Fishman, 1994 November 12. Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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