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Oral history interview with Henry Pearson

Interviewee:
Pearson, Henry, 1914-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Mar. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Henry Pearson conducted 1965 Mar. 9, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Pearson (1914-2006) was a painter from Kinston, N.C.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 18 min.
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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pearso65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw979ac0b22-63ac-41f1-ae5d-53446ab8024c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pearso65
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Oral history interview with John Franklin Koenig

Interviewee:
Koenig, John Franklin, 1924-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1976 June 24-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Franklin Koenig conducted 1976 June 24-30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
John Franklin Koenig (1924-2008) was a painter in Paris, France.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 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:
Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- France -- Paris -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.koenig76
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw956193375-cec9-4f74-b1a8-b4845a099751
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-koenig76
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Oral history interview with Ivan Le Lorraine Albright

Interviewee:
Albright, Ivan, 1897-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
86 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 February 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ivan Le Lorraine Albright conducted 1972 February 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Albright speaks of his family background and early association with art and artists; his interest in architecture; his education including the Chicago Art Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; and his medical drawings for the Army in World War I. He discusses his theories on color, light, motion, form, and illustration in relation to his works, including "Flesh," "Ida," "The Door," "The Window," "The Cornfield," "Room 203," and "Showcase Doll."
Biographical / Historical:
Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (1897-1983) was a painter from New York, New York and Chicago, Illinois.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 43 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.albrig72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ad785aa2-b3d1-459f-8099-643a58edce57
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-albrig72
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Oral history interview with Karl Knaths

Interviewee:
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound tape reels (Sound recordings: master (1 hr., 15 min.), 5 in.)
35 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1962 Aug. 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Karl Knaths conducted 1962 Aug. 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Karl Knaths (1891-1971) was a painter rom Provincetown, Mass.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.knaths62
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9618cb597-4ad9-4594-a39d-5bf21e6a906c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-knaths62
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Irving Marantz

Interviewee:
Marantz, Irving, 1912-1972  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound file (50 min.), digital, wav)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 August 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Irving Marantz conducted 1968 August 31, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Irving Marantz (1912-1972) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.
Sound quality is extremely poor.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marant68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92f39619f-84c3-4f4e-8984-55e9fb4b726f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marant68
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Merlin F. Pollock

Interviewee:
Pollock, Merlin F., 1905-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Federal Art Project (Ill.)  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
65 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1979 July 30 and 1980 July 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Merlin F. Pollock conducted 1979 July 30 and 1980 July 30, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Pollock speaks of his training at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Fontainebleau, France; his work as instructor of mural painting at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1935-1943; his paintings of Alaska commissioned by the government in 1937 and his work as supervisor of mural painting for the Illinois WPA, 1940-1943. He also discusses Chicago artists and his own murals for the government.
Biographical / Historical:
Merlin F. Pollock (1905-1996) was a painter and teacher, Chicago, Ill.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 40 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Arts administrators -- Illinois -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.polloc79
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9575671b2-e860-4548-9444-36970ff8faf7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-polloc79
Online Media:

Albert Hickman monologue

Creator:
Hickman, Albert E. (Albert Earl), 1915-1990  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape (Sound recording: 1 sound tape, 7 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tapes
Sound recordings
Date:
[ca. 1960]
Scope and Contents:
A monologue by Albert Hickman.
Biographical / Historical:
Albert Hickman (1915-1990) was a painter from Houston, Tex
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.hickalbf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9efe74fa2-32df-42da-b76e-8a582cd9adb4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hickalbf

Oral history interview with Rafael Ferrer

Interviewee:
Ferrer, Rafael  Search this
Interviewer:
Veloric, Cynthia  Search this
Names:
Nancy Hoffman Gallery  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art -- Faculty  Search this
Syracuse University -- Students  Search this
Granell, Eugenio Fernández, 1912-  Search this
Lewis, Frances  Search this
Lewis, Sydney  Search this
Extent:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
157 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1990 Sept. 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Rafael Ferrer conducted 1990 Sept. 19, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Ferrer speaks about his childhood in Puerto Rico; his education in Catholic school and military school; his interest in music including his professional work as a drummer in Latin jazz bands both in Puerto Rico and New York City; studies at Syracuse University and the University of Puerto Rico; his interest in painting; meeting the surrealist Eugenio Granell and Granell's influence, including Ferrer's involvement in the 1950's with surrealists in Puerto Rico and Europe, and a discussion of his feelings on Dada and surrealism; the shift toward conceptual and process art in the 1960's; moving to Philadelphia in the 1960's, teaching at the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) and exhibiting at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; installations and exhibits in New York City in the late 1960's and 1970's, including his twenty year association with the Nancy Hoffman Gallery; the deflected fountain piece at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the transition to handmade art works and then to painting and figurative works partially inspired by Alex Katz; collectors Sydney and Frances Lewis; and several commissions.
Biographical / Historical:
Rafael Ferrer (1933-) is a painter and conceptual artist from Puerto Rico and Philadelphia, Pa.
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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Conceptual artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Conceptual artists -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Figurative art  Search this
Art and music  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ferrer90
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9477dc9e3-e5b1-4861-80c3-98cd8f6fc103
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ferrer90
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ross E. Moffett

Interviewee:
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
12 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1962 Aug. 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ross E. Moffett conducted 1962 Aug. 27, by Dorothy Seckler, on for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Ross Moffett (1888-1971) was a painter in Provincetown, Mass.
General:
Sound quality is poor.
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moffet62
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9dedf216e-f438-4b3b-a5eb-e675f04f1fad
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moffet62
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Allen Leepa

Interviewee:
Leepa, Allen, 1919-2009  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1977 Nov. 18-1978 Nov. 29
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Allen Leepa conducted 1977 Nov. 18-1978 Nov. 29, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Leepa discusses the New York art scene of the 1930s and 1940s, the Works Progress Administration, his connections with Abstract Artists of America, working in Michigan and Paris, and his relationship with Abraham Rattner, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Allen Leepa (1919-2009) was a painter and educator from New York, N.Y., Michigan, and Florida.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 55 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:
Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Educators -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.leepa77
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c199de7d-0174-4f35-a4a1-825daefd3eb6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-leepa77
Online Media:

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