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Religious visionaries

Author:
Sparrow, Simon 1925-  Search this
Kox, Norbert H. 1945-  Search this
Le Ravin, Mary 1905-  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
John Michael Kohler Arts Center  Search this
Subject:
Sparrow, Simon 1925-  Search this
Kox, Norbert H. 1945-  Search this
Le Ravin, Mary 1905-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 26 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Christian art and symbolism  Search this
Art brut  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S7337 C9 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_419099

Oral history interview with Carolyn Mazloomi

Interviewee:
Mazloomi, Carolyn  Search this
Interviewer:
Cubbs, Joanne  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
Women of Colour Quilters Network  Search this
Adkins, Minnie, 1934-  Search this
Benberry, Cuesta  Search this
Cargo, Robert T.  Search this
Connell, Martha Stamm  Search this
Freeman, Roland L., 1936-  Search this
Hill, Lauryn  Search this
Johnson, Nkosi, 1989-2001  Search this
Miller, Edjohnetta  Search this
Sisto, Penny  Search this
Wilson, Marie  Search this
Extent:
16 Items (Sound recording: 16 sound files (4 hr., 33 min.), digital, wav)
56 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 September 17-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Carolyn Mazloomi conducted 2002 September 17 and 30, by Joanne Cubbs, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in West Chester, Ohio. Mazloomi speaks of growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a family of self-taught artists; the positive influence of her aunt and teacher Dr. Carter; the generation of African American quilt-makers who followed a gap in quilt-making post-slavery; she describes her previous career as an aeronautical engineer and her transition to quilt-making; how she identifies herself as a craftsperson, not an artist; her experience with Baltimore album and Appalachian quilts; learning to quilt; the Women of Color Quilter's Network and its economic and social development programs; her book, "Spirits of the Cloth"; the positive and negative aspects of travel; the false generalizations of African American quilts in academic circles; the importance of gender, race, and ethnicity in her work; her connection to "praise songs"; she discusses functional vs. nonfunctional quilts; the market for "hand-crafted" quilts; agents and galleries; she describes her working environment; adopting the use of a sewing machine in her work; the importance of community; her technique; her accomplishment of placing African-American quilts in the Renwick Gallery; the influence of magazines, including "Raw Vision;" her aversion to commissions; expanding her use of materials and technology; her exhibitions; her role as an advocate and dealer; finding inspiration in black and white linocuts and her use of color in quilts; and making a connection with her audience. Mazloomi also recalls Marie Wilson, Cuesta Benberry, Edjohnetta Miller, Roland Freeman, Robert Cargo, Martha Connell, Penny Sisto, Minnie Adkins, Nkosi Johnson, and Lauryn Hill.
Biographical / Historical:
Carolyn Mazloomi (1948- ) is a quilt maker from West Chester, Ohio.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 16 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 33 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Quiltmakers -- Ohio  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Quilting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Quilting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Baltimore album quilts  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mazloo02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mazloo02
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dorothy Gill Barnes

Creator:
Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Interviewer:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 May 2-7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Dorothy Gill Barnes conducted 2003 May 2-7, by Joanne Cubbs, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home, in Worthington, Ohio, as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Barnes speaks of her childhood in Iowa; studying art at Coe College, Minneapolis School of Art, University of Iowa, and Cranbrook Academy of Art; her experiences teaching art in a junior high school, college, and at workshops; the role of her family in her artistic career; she describes shows in the 1970s that inspired her interest in basketry, including the Lausanne Biennale, the Miniature Textile Exhibition in London and "In Praise of Hands" at the Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, 1974; the benefits of craft schools in arts education; her travels in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, France, China, and Honduras; collaborations and apprenticeships; her involvement in "Weave a Real Peace," a community aspiring to "improve the world through textiles"; women and ethnicity as inspiration; her reverence for nature and her knowledge and respect for trees; her working environment in her studio and in the woods; the elements of play and experimentation in her work; her use of dendroglyphs; the role of universities in the craft movement; critiques from various audiences and in periodicals; the value of a photo archive; she explains how the material and traditions in basketry influence her art; the difficulty and beauty of working with organic materials; the evolution of her work; her exhibition history; her political and social activities; her involvement in national and local organizations; the importance of timing as part of her artistic process; her use of power tools and collaborators; and she concludes with a statement about the National Basketry Organization. She recalls John Schulze, Audrey Flack, Osma Gallinger Tod, Jane Sauer, Ed Rossbach, Pat Hickman, Lillian Elliot, David and Judy Drew, Jack Lenor Larsen, Jiro Yonezawa, Elsabe Dixon, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Dorothy Gill Barnes (1927- ) is a basket maker of Worthington, Ohio. Joanne Cubbs (1955- ) is a writer and curator.
General:
Originally recorded 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 38 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Basket makers -- Ohio  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.barnes03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-barnes03
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Carolyn Mazloomi, 2002 September 17-30

Interviewee:
Mazloomi, Carolyn, 1948-  Search this
Mazloomi, Carolyn, 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Subject:
Adkins, Minnie  Search this
Benberry, Cuesta  Search this
Cargo, Robert T.  Search this
Connell, Martha Stamm  Search this
Freeman, Roland L.  Search this
Hill, Lauryn  Search this
Johnson, Nkosi  Search this
Miller, Edjohnetta  Search this
Sisto, Penny  Search this
Wilson, Marie  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Women of Colour Quilters Network  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Quilting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Quilting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Baltimore album quilts  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11504
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)240143
AAA_collcode_mazloo02
Theme:
African American
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_240143
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Dorothy Gill Barnes, 2003 May 2-7

Interviewee:
Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-  Search this
Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12427
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)240196
AAA_collcode_barnes03
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_240196
Online Media:

The gift of Josephus Farmer / by Joanne Cubbs

Author:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Farmer, Josephus 1894-  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Art History Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Farmer, Josephus 1894- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Wood-carving--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Call number:
NK9798.F37 C96 1982
NK9798.F37C96 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402966

Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt / contributions by William Arnett [and others] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf

Author:
Arnett, William  Search this
Arnett, Paul  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Metcalf, E. W  Search this
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
Orlando Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Physical description:
223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 34 x 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Place:
Alabama
Gee's Bend
Date:
2006
Topic:
African American quilts  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Quilts--History  Search this
African American women  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .G44 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_818763

Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilts, and beyond / essays by Joanne Cubbs, Matt Arnett, and Dana Friis-Hansen ; edited by Paul Arnett and Eugene W. Metcalf Jr

Title:
Gee's Bend quilts, and beyond
Author:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Arnett, Matt  Search this
Friis-Hansen, Dana 1961-  Search this
Arnett, Paul  Search this
Metcalf, E. W  Search this
Austin Museum of Art  Search this
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Subject:
Bendolph, Mary Lee 1935-  Search this
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Physical description:
71 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Place:
Alabama
Gee's Bend
Date:
2006
Topic:
African American quiltmakers  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
Quilts  Search this
African American women  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Call number:
NK9198.B46 A4 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973445

Let it shine : self-taught art from the T. Marshall Hahn Collection / essays by Lynne E. Spriggs, Joanne Cubbs, Lynda Roscoe Hartigan ; catalogue by Susan Mitchell Crawley ; photography by Peter Harholdt

Author:
Spriggs, Lynne E. 1960-  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe  Search this
Crawley, Susan Mitchell  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hahn, T. Marshall (Thomas Marshall) 1926- Art collections  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Southern States
Georgia
Atlanta
Date:
2001
C2001
20th century
Topic:
Outsider art  Search this
Primitivism in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American art  Search this
Art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704827

Ceramic sculptures / Eugene Von Bruenchenhein ; essay by Joanne Cubbs ; forward [sic] by John Ollman

Author:
Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene 1910-1983  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Janet Fleisher Gallery (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Subject:
Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene 1910-1983  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 54 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
20th century
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.V77 A4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_766845

Thornton Dial in the 21st century / essays by Joanne Cubbs ... [et al.] ; curated and with essays by William Arnett ... [et al.]

Author:
Dial, Thornton  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Arnett, William  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Subject:
Dial, Thornton  Search this
Dial, Thornton Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
324 p. : col. ill. ; 32 x 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
C2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782184

Head into heart : the visionary art of Marylou Reifsnyder, 1922-1990 / essays by Joanne Cubbs and Cedrus Monte ; curated by Robert M. Ellis

Author:
Reifsnyder, Marylou  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Ellis, Robert M  Search this
Harwood Museum  Search this
Subject:
Reifsnyder, Marylou  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2001
C2001
Call number:
N40.1.R3527 H37 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_626394

African roots of Haitian art : a series of six programs March- April, 1981 and Haitian-African Art Exhibition, UWM Art History Gallery, Mitchell Hall 154, 3205 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee throughout the month of March / [the program notes ... written by Joanne Cubbs, Vicki Scogland, and Susan Brown]

Author:
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Scogland, Vicki  Search this
Brown, Susan  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Center for Twentieth Century Studies  Search this
Wisconsin Humanities Committee  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1981
[1981]
Topic:
Art, Haitian  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Call number:
N6606 .C96 1981
N6606.C96 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_367408

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, obsessive visionary

Author:
Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene 1910-1983  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
John Michael Kohler Arts Center  Search this
Subject:
Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene 1910-1983  Search this
Von Bruenchenhein, Eugene  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Criticism and interpretation
Date:
1988
Topic:
Fantasy in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.V927 J6
N40.1.V927J6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374115

"Great and mighty things" : outsider art from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection / edited by Ann Percy ; with Cara Zimmerman ; contributions by Francesco Clemente, Lynne Cooke, Joanne Cubbs, Bernard L. Herman, Ann Percy, Colin Rhodes, and Cara Zimmerman

Owning institution:
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Author:
Percy, Ann  Search this
Zimmerman, Cara  Search this
Clemente, Francesco 1952-  Search this
Cooke, Lynne  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Herman, Bernard L. 1951-  Search this
Rhodes, Colin  Search this
Subject:
Bonovitz, Sheldon M Art collections  Search this
Bonovitz, Jill (Jill F.) Art collections  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 269 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Outsider art--History  Search this
Outsider art--Private collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1006165

Hard truths : the art of Thornton Dial / edited by Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf ; essays by Joanne Cubbs, David C. Driskell, Greg Tate

Title:
Art of Thornton Dial
Author:
Dial, Thornton  Search this
Metcalf, Eugene  Search this
Cubbs, Joanne  Search this
Driskell, David C  Search this
Tate, Greg  Search this
Indianapolis Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Dial, Thornton  Search this
Physical description:
216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
Topic:
Outsider art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962585

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