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Interview about Hans Hofmann with Nell Blaine

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Blaine, Nell Blair Walden, 1922-1996  Search this
Goodman, Cynthia  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Sound Recording
1978 May 14
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette ; 1 hr., 34 min., 28 sec.
Recording has hum, clicking sound and portions of muffled speech. Cynthia Goodman interviews Nell Blaine. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Blaine's life, art education and her teachers, studying with Hans Hofmann in 1942-1944, Hofmann's views on color, Blaine's paintings and drawings, Blaine's art collection, acting as an estate executor, and paintings of Danish artist Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard. Also discussed are Blaine's drawings and Goodman's idea of creating an archives of drawings of Hofmann's students as a way to study Hofmann's teaching through his corrections on the drawings. Recording includes a woman named Caroline in addition to Blaine and Goodman. Numerous people mentioned include Henri Matisse, Émile Bernard, Larry Rivers.
Nell Blair Walden Blaine and Cynthia Goodman. Interview about Hans Hofmann with Nell Blaine, 1978 May 14. Cynthia Goodman papers, circa 1944-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Current copyright status is undetermined
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Cynthia Goodman papers, circa 1944-2001, bulk 1975-1996
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Archives of American Art