Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis, 1971

Catalog Data

Interviewee:
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006  Search this
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Subject:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
13 Pages, Transcript
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Muriel Castanis conducted in 1971, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project. Castanis speaks of the problems confronting women artists, the attempts by the group WAR (Women Artists in Revolution) to address these problems, consciousness-raising among women artists, art as a vehicle for social change, her development as an artist, and her work with fabric.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis, 1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Item is a transcript.
Location of Originals:
Location of original tape unknown.
Biography Note:
Muriel Castanis (1926-2006) was a sculptor in New York, New York.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
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
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13002
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214188
AAA_collcode_castan71
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214188