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Oral history interview with Hal West, 1964 May 1

Interviewee:
West, Hal, 1902-1968  Search this
West, Hal, 1902-1968  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Graphic artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12102
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213974
AAA_collcode_west64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213974

Oral history interview with Terry Allen, 1998 April 22

Interviewee:
Allen, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Allen, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Chouinard Art Institute  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and music  Search this
Artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12999
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216446
AAA_collcode_allen98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216446

Oral history interview with Ramona Sakiestewa, 2010 July 21-22

Interviewee:
Sakiestewa, Ramona, 1948-  Search this
Sakiestewa, Ramona, 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Zrebiec, Alice, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15878
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)295426
AAA_collcode_sakies10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_295426

Oral history interview with Doug Wheeler, 2017 April 4

Interviewee:
Wheeler, Douglas, 1939-  Search this
Wheeler, Douglas, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17468
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)387958
AAA_collcode_wheele17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_387958

Oral history interview with Ramona Sakiestewa

Interviewee:
Sakiestewa, Ramona  Search this
Interviewer:
Zrebiec, Alice, 1947-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
100 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 July 21-22
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ramona Sakiestewa conducted 2010 July 21 and 22, by Alice Zrebiec, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Sakiestwa's studio, in Santa Fe, N.M.
Biographical / Historical:
Ramona Sakiestewa (1948- ) is a contemporary artist who works in tapestry, paper, and architectural design in Santa Fe, N.M. Alice Zrebiec (1947-) is a curatorial consultant in Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards as 14 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 51 min.
Provenance:
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 administrators.
Rights:
Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission Ramona Sakiestewa. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Women artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.sakies10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sakies10

Oral history interview with Doug Wheeler

Interviewee:
Wheeler, Doug, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Sound recording: (5 hrs., 40 min.) digital, wav)
146 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2017 April 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Doug Wheeler conducted 2017 April 4, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, at Drohojowska-Philp's home, in Los Angeles, California.
Doug Wheeler discusses his 2017 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, PSAD Synthetic Desert III; his relationship with the art dealer Doug Chrismas and the art collector Giuseppe Panza di Biumo; his residency in Boissano, Italy, and time there with his wife, Bridget Johnson; the impact of his experiences while flying in small airplanes and spending time in isolated desert environments on his sense of aesthetics and his art; his time at the Chouinard Art Institute as a student of Emerson Woelffer; his original interest in studying commercial art; his interactions with Robert Irwin and James Turrell. Wheeler also describes growing up in Globe, Arizona, Phoenix, and Los Angeles, and the early divorce of his parents; his father's career as a doctor in Arizona who flew airplanes to his patients, and his early exposure to flying; his time as a youngster working on ranches and spending time with other families; his experiences as a troublemaker in a social club at University High School in Los Angeles in the 1950s; working as a mechanical draftsman at Douglas Aircraft; his show with Larry Bell and Robert Irwin at the Tate Gallery, London, in 1970; his 2012-2016 installations at the David Zwirner gallery; his time away from the art world and work as a Hollywood screenwriter; his relocation to northern New Mexico, and the critical response to the Guggenheim PSAD Synthetic Desert III show. Wheeler also recalls Bill Moore, Larry Bell, Nancy Harrington, Billy Al Bengston, John Altoon, Ed Ruscha, Ed Reep, Edwin Shneidman, Edy de Wilde as well as Coosje van Bruggen, Robert Graham, Leo Castelli, Irving Blum, Riko Mizuno, Christophe de Menil, Julia Brown, Hugh Davies, Dan Flavin among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Doug Wheeler (1939- ) is an artist working with light, space, and sound in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Interviewer Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is an art critic and writer in Beverly Hills, California.
Provenance:
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 administrators.
Restrictions:
Online access to this interview transcript is restricted. Access to the audio is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wheele17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wheele17

Oral history interview with Hal West

Creator:
West, Hal, 1902-1968  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hal West conducted on 1964 May 1, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Hal West (1902-1968) was an illustrator and graphic artist in Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 38 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Graphic artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.west64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-west64

Oral history interview with Terry Allen

Interviewee:
Allen, Terry, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
64 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 April 22
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Terry Allen conducted by Paul Karlstrom, 1998 April 22, in Allen's home/studio, Sante Fe, New Mexico, for the Archives of American Art.
Allen discusses his experiences at Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, as opening up possibilities first glimpsed in high school in Lubbock, Texas; cultural influences on him, such as rock 'n roll, Elvis, Chuck Berry, David Byrne's "Buck Naked," and the importance of cars; the influence of John Cage on his "Juarez" and the role of his wife, Jo Harvey Allen's experiences to "Juarez" and "Ring;" and his views on the meaning of art and his work.
Biographical / Historical:
Terry Allen (1943- ) is a conceptual artist and musician from Santa Fe, New Mexico and Lubbock, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 54 minutes.
Provenance:
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 administrators. Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by Pasadena Art Alliance.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art and music  Search this
Artists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.allen98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-allen98

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