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Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973  Search this
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Wood, Grant  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
7 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 21 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
An interview of Albert Christ-Janer conducted by Dorothy Seckler 1964 March 21 for the Archives of American Art.
Christ-Janer speaks of the regionalist movement in painting in the 1930s, of Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood; teaching at the Cranbrook Academy of Design; and he recalls Jackson Pollock.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Albert Christ-Janer, 1964 March 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3417 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Albert Christ-Janer (1910-1973) was a painter, printmaker, museum director, educator, and writer in Athens, Georgia.
Language Note:
English .
These interviews are 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
Authors -- Georgia -- Athens -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Georgia -- Athens -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- Georgia -- Athens -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Georgia -- Athens -- Interviews  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art