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Clancy, John, 1897-1981  Search this
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Rehn, Frank Knox Morton  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
26 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 16 min.
Interview of John Clancy conducted 1970 July 10, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Clancy speaks of Frank K. M. Rehn and his background; the beginnings of the Rehn Gallery; his own background; joining the gallery and working for Frank Rehn; artists associated with the gallery; the effect of the Depression on the gallery; how artists and works of art were selected; reasons for the success of the Rehn Gallery; the gallery's future. He recalls Edward Hopper, Charles Burchfield, and Franklin Watkins.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Clancy, 1970 July 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
John C. Clancy (1897-1981) was the director of the Rehn Gallery in New York, New York.
Language Note:
English .
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, American  Search this
Depressions -- 1929  Search this
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Archives of American Art