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Interview with Roger Bissiere

Creator:
Bissière, Roger, 1888-1964  Search this
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
circa 1961 through 1971
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10750
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Colette Roberts Papers and Interviews with Artists, 1918-1971
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10750

Oral history interview with Karl Schrag, 1970 October 14-20

Interviewee:
Schrag, Karl, 1912-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Lhote, André  Search this
Tanguy, Yves  Search this
Farr, Fred  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Kienbusch, William  Search this
Bissière, Roger  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Becker, Maurice  Search this
Broner, Robert  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Atelier 17  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11741
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213078
AAA_collcode_schrag70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213078

Oral history interview with Karl Schrag

Interviewee:
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
Atelier 17  Search this
Becker, Maurice, 1889-1975  Search this
Bissière, Roger, 1888-1964  Search this
Broner, Robert, 1922-  Search this
Cloar, Carroll  Search this
Farr, Fred, 1914-1973  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Horak, Bohuslav, 1914-2004  Search this
Kienbusch, William, 1914-1980  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Sloan, John, 1871-1951  Search this
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001  Search this
Tanguy, Yves, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 October 14-20
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Karl Schrag conducted 1970 October 14-20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Schrag speaks of his childhood in Germany; how his parents were nervous about him becoming an artist; going to various art schools; studying with Bissiere; his first exhibition in Brussels; moving to America because of the political situation in Europe; enrolling in the Art Students League; getting involved with Atelier 17; how the mid-1940s were crucial in his development; American artists he found interesting; his thoughts on the Abstract Expressionists; how he started teaching; joining Tamarind workshop; his first retrospective, the Ford Foundation-A.F.A Show; being on the Fulbright jury; how his pictures relate to each other; his technique; and becoming the Director of Atelier 17. He recalls Andre L'Hote, Roger Bissiere, Harry Sternberg, Anton Refregier, William Kienbusch, Fred Farr, Carroll Cloar, John Sloan, Maurice Becker, Stanley William Hayter, Yves Tanguy, Bohuslav Horak, Robert Broner, Margaret Lowenbraun, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Karl Schrag (1912-1995) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.
General:
Tape 2 is mostly blank.
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 25 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.schrag70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schrag70

Bissiere, Roger

Collection Creator:
World House Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 94
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1961
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The World House Galleries records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
World House Galleries records, 1927-1991, bulk 1953-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
World House Galleries records
World House Galleries records / Series 2: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-worlhoug-ref116

Untitled

Maker:
Bissiere, Roger  Search this
Measurements:
plate: 29.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 11 5/8 in x 7 11/16 in
sheet: 38 cm x 29 cm; 14 15/16 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Date made:
1962
ID Number:
GA.21946
Catalog number:
21946
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-cec7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_786553

Bois De Automne

Maker:
Bissiere, Roger  Search this
Object Name:
Print
ID Number:
GA.20961
Catalog number:
20961
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c263-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_785006

Paysage

Artist:
Roger Bissière, French, b. Villeréal, 1886–1964  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
28 7/8 X 36 1/8 IN. (73.3 X 91.3 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1960)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.523
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Abstract Expressionisn (Intl.)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py291d7925d-6442-48ce-89b1-e684a730334f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.523

Color Aquatint

Artist:
Roger Bissière, French, b. Villeréal, 1886–1964  Search this
Medium:
Color aquatint on paper
Dimensions:
25 7/8 x 20 1/2 in. (65.7 x 52.1 cm)
Type:
Print
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.365
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Abstract Expressionisn (Intl.)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2d9a7ffd9-a1e0-4b04-8a9c-714920014bf1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.365

Bissière, 1886-1964 : Paris, Musée d'art moderne de la ville, 24 septembre-16 novembre 1986 : Dijon, Musée des beaux-arts, 4 décembre 1986-1 février 1987 : Calais, Musée des beaux-arts, 14 février-4 mai 1987

Author:
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris  Search this
Musée des beaux-arts de Dijon  Search this
Musée des beaux-arts de Calais  Search this
Subject:
Bissière, Roger 1888-1964 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615133

Roger Bissiere : paintings from 1919-1959 : [exhibition] January 17-February 25, 1961, World House Galleries

Author:
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
World House Galleries  Search this
Subject:
Bissière, Roger 1888-1964 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1961
[1961?]
Call number:
ND553.B557 A4 1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643277

Bazaine, Bissière, Manessier, Nicholson, Vieira da Silva, de Staël : [exposition juin-juillet 1958] / Galerie Beyeler

Author:
Galerie Beyeler  Search this
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
Bazaine, Jean 1904-2001  Search this
Manessier, Alfred 1911-1993  Search this
Nicholson, Ben 1894-1982  Search this
Vieira da Silva 1908-1992  Search this
Staël, Nicolas de 1914-1955  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : 16 ill. (5 col.) ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1958
[1958]
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Call number:
ND548 .G26 1958
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646049

Bissière 1947 : Musée de l'Abbaye Saint-Croix, Les Sables d'Olonne, 28 juin-14 septembre 1997

Author:
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
Subject:
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
Physical description:
131 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
[1997]
Call number:
N6853.B48 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_651838

Bissière

Author:
Fouchet, Max Pol  Search this
Subject:
Bissière, Roger 1886-1964  Search this
Physical description:
43 p. 12 mounted col. illus. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1955
1955]
Call number:
N40.1.B6232 F7
N40.1.B6232F7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_324792

Roger Bissiere, 1888- [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_20564

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