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Oral history interview with Millard Sheets, 1986 October-1988 July

Interviewee:
Sheets, Millard Owen, 1907-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Modra, Theodore B.  Search this
Chamberlin, F. Tolles (Frank Tolles)  Search this
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Millard Sheets, 1986 October-1988 July. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Watercolorists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12825
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213761
AAA_collcode_sheets86
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213761
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker, 2008 July 29

Interviewee:
Longenecker, Martha W., 1920-  Search this
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo, 1954-  Search this
Subject:
Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker, 2008 July 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15904
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296472
AAA_collcode_longen08
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_296472
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Millard Sheets

Interviewee:
Sheets, Millard, 1907-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Chamberlin, F. Tolles (Frank Tolles), 1873-1961  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell, 1893-1963  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Modra, Theodore B., 1873-1930  Search this
Extent:
167 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1986 October-1988 July
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Millard Sheets conducted 1986 October-1988 July, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Sheets speaks of his childhood and early education; attending Chouinard Art Institute and being influenced by instructor F. Tolles Chamberlin; teaching at Scripps College Foundation of Art from 1931 to 1955; the beginnings of the California Watercolor Society; his painting career; his thoughts on Southern California Modernism; the growth and development of California art; artists including Lorser Feitelson and Rico Lebrun; designing forty buildings for Howard Ahmanson from the 1950s through the 1970s; his relationships with art critics; his involvement with architecture and design; and his philosophy as an art teacher. He recalls Theodore Modra and Dalzell Hatfield.
Biographical / Historical:
Millard Sheets (1907-1989) was a painter, educator, designer, and mural painter from California.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 16 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 13 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Watercolorists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.sheets86
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99b040f34-68ec-4a79-b405-0e9a667037b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sheets86
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker

Interviewee:
Longenecker, Martha  Search this
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound files (3 hr., 12 min.), digital, wav file)
52 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2008 July 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Martha Longenecker conducted 2008 July 29, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Longenecker's home and studio, in La Jolla, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Martha Longenecker (1920- 2013) was an artist and founder of Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art in La Jolla, California. Jo Lauria (1954- ) is an independent curator and arts writer in Sherman Oaks, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 SD memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 12 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.
Topic:
Ceramicists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.longen08
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw906fe314c-ecf6-4c4a-87f8-bc13b80659e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-longen08
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ben Messick

Interviewee:
Messick, Benjamin Newton, 1901-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ben Messick conducted 1965 June 1, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Ben Messick (1901-1981) was a painter and educator in California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.
Provenance:
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
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.messic65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw928d748ea-a7e4-4138-9e8a-a88924c83911
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-messic65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Karl Benjamin, 1981 September 10-12

Interviewee:
Benjamin, Karl, 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Weiss, William L.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Karl Benjamin, 1981 September 10-12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12508
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213225
AAA_collcode_benjam81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213225

Oral history interviews with Flavio Emanuel Cabral, 1965 April 3-May 3

Interviewee:
Cabral, Flavio Emanuel, 1918-  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interviews with Flavio Emanuel Cabral, 1965 April 3-May 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11870
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213353
AAA_collcode_cabral65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213353
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ben Messick, 1965 June 1

Interviewee:
Messick, Benjamin Newton, 1901-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ben Messick, 1965 June 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12424
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213664
AAA_collcode_messic65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213664

Oral history interview with Robert Corrigan, 1972

Interviewee:
Corrigan, Robert Willoughby, 1927-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Schwartz, Barry N.  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Corrigan, 1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12756
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212594
AAA_collcode_corrig72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212594

Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10

Interviewee:
Kaprow, Allan, 1927-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow, 1968 Sept. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12558
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212765
AAA_collcode_kaprow68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212765

Oral history interview with Karl Benjamin

Interviewee:
Benjamin, Karl  Search this
Interviewer:
Weiss, William L.  Search this
Extent:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 September 10-12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Karl Benjamin conducted 1981 September 10-12, by William Weiss, for the Archives of American Art.
Benjamin speaks of his background and education; the development of his work; artists and galleries he was associated with in Los Angeles; his personal philosophy of painting and teaching.
Biographical / Historical:
Karl Benjamin (1925- ) is a painter from Claremont, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 30 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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.
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.benjam81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw937ae1645-3279-4e6e-b99b-d2284b57517f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-benjam81
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Allan Kaprow

Interviewee:
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, master: (2 hours 30 min.), 7 in.)
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 Sept. 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Allan Kaprow conducted 1968 Sept. 10, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Allan Kaprow (1927-2006) was a painter and educator from Pasadena, Calif.
General:
Sound quality is poor.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kaprow68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw953cf31db-9a29-4d57-bb71-a59ad5bcfc8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kaprow68
Online Media:

Oral history interviews with Flavio Emanuel Cabral

Creator:
Cabral, Flavio, 1918-  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 April 3-May 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Flavio Emanuel Cabral conducted by Betty Hoag on 1965 April 3-May 3 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Flavio Emanuel Cabral (1918- ) is a painter and educator in Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 35 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.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cabral65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95e860532-3229-49fa-8589-0fdde61f67f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cabral65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert Corrigan

Interviewee:
Corrigan, Robert Willoughby, 1927-  Search this
Interviewer:
Schwartz, Barry N.  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Robert Corrigan conducted in 1972, by Barry Schwartz, at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" Oral History Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Corrigan (1927-1993) was an arts administrator and educator in Valencia, California.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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:
Patrons must use transcript.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.corrig72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b56424a3-ec27-434e-a69c-28c2d1f0e8d2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-corrig72

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