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Willem de Kooning, reconsidered, [sound recording] / co-sponsored by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Archives of American Art

Creator:
Willem de Kooning, Reconsidered (1993 : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)  Search this
Cateforis, David  Search this
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Ratcliff, Carter  Search this
Wolfe, Judith  Search this
Zilczer, Judith  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Names:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection (1993 : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound cassettes (90 min. each), analog.)
Container:
Item IM100RC.087
Item IM100RC.087
Item IM100RC.087
Item IM100RC.087
Type:
Archival materials
Audio [31027000062246]
Audio [31027000062253]
Audio [31027000062261]
Audio [31027000062279]
Sound recordings
Date:
1993
1993
Scope and Contents:
The proceedings of a scholarly symposium held in conjunction with the Hirshhorn Museum exhibition, "Willem de Kooning from the Hirshhorn Museum Collection," October 21, 1993-January 9, 1994.
Speakers include Judith Zilczer, Judith Wolfe, David Cateforis, Carter Ratcliff, and Stephen Polcari.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 5 min.
Funding note:
Funding for the digital preservation of this recording was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Collection Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.archiv57, Item AAA
See more items in:
Archives of American Art sound recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw916a81987-0bba-483b-bf84-52bfaa9cd5e8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archiv57-ref8

Woman, Sag Harbor

Artist:
Willem de Kooning, American, b. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1904–1997  Search this
Medium:
Oil and charcoal on wood
Dimensions:
80 x 36 in. (203.1 x 91.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1964
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.1209
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py253587c96-4222-4a61-8726-b6c69252f982
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.1209

Oral history interview with Lewis W. and Erica Beckh Rubenstein, 1993 February 23

Interviewee:
Rubenstein, Lewis W. (Lewis William), 1908-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Rubenstein, Erica Beckh, 1914-2014  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Rubenstein, Erica Beckh  Search this
Vassar College  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12718
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215330
AAA_collcode_rubens93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215330
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Lewis W. and Erica Beckh Rubenstein

Interviewee:
Rubenstein, Lewis W. (Lewis William), 1908-2003  Search this
Rubenstein, Erica Beckh, 1914-2014  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Vassar College -- Faculty -- Interviews  Search this
Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Rubenstein, Erica Beckh, 1914-2014  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes (1 hr. 45 min.), analog.)
50 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1993 February 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Lewis and Erica Rubenstein conducted 1993 February 23, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art.
Lewis Rubenstein discusses his early career as a fresco painter, including his training in Italy and friendship with Rico Lebrun. He talks specifically about commissioned murals at the Fogg Art Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and assisting Jose Clemente Orozco on "portable murals" for the Museum of Modern Art. He talks of his move away from realism and the themes that interested him in the 1950s and 1960s. He remembers spending summers in Provincetown and taking classes with Hans Hofmann, his work teaching studio art at Vassar College, and briefly about the visiting artists program he ran there. Erica Rubenstein talks about the significance of 1930s mural paintings, the WPA movement, and government support of the arts in general.
Biographical / Historical:
Lewis W. Rubentstein (1908-2003) was a painter, printmaker, and teacher and teacher at Vassar College. He lived in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Erica Beckh Rubenstein (1914-2014) was an art historian, whose Ph.D. thesis at Harvard, "Taxpayers Murals," related to New Deal murals.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 56 min.
Side B of Tape 1 is blank.
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:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- New York (State) -- Poughkeepsie -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rubens93
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ddbd1de0-8343-4628-80fa-01097bca15fd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rubens93
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1993 April 9

Interviewee:
Barnet, Will, 1911-  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12011
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215753
AAA_collcode_barnet93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215753
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller, 1992 May 1

Interviewee:
Weller, Allen Stuart, 1907-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Museum curators -- Illinois -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12690
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214835
AAA_collcode_weller92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214835
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Harold Lehman, 1997 Mar. 28

Interviewee:
Lehman, Harold, 1913-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Horr, Axel  Search this
Katz, Leo  Search this
Schwankovsky, Frederick John  Search this
Arenal, Luis  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Rosenberg, Harold  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Stanley, George M.  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Kadish, Reuben  Search this
Maikowski, Max  Search this
de Laffiere, Jean  Search this
Armiduke, Merle  Search this
McCoy, Stanley  Search this
Mahl, Carla  Search this
Serstadt, Louie  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Communism  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Social realism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12894
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216498
AAA_collcode_lehman97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216498
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1992 Apr. 15

Interviewee:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art and war  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12170
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216469
AAA_collcode_kadish92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216469
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Albert Landa, 1998 Feb. 26

Interviewee:
Landa, Albert W., 1927-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
New School Art Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12629
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)229605
AAA_collcode_landa98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_229605
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Paul Bodin, 1993 March 11

Interviewee:
Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Wechsler, James  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12198
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215324
AAA_collcode_bodin93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215324
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Oscar Collier, 1994 June 22

Interviewee:
Collier, Oscar, 1924-  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Baylor University  Search this
University of Iowa  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12294
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215687
AAA_collcode_collie94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215687
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Will Barnet

Interviewee:
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording, analog)
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1993 April 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Will Barnet conducted 1993 April 9, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art, in Barnet's studio, at 15 Gramercy Park, New York. Barnet talks about his education at the Boston Museum School and the Art Students League; art education after the Abstract Expressionists; the development of his own work between the 1930's and the 1970's; his involvement with the Indian Space movement; and his work with the Florsheim and Elizabeth Foundations and the Creative Artists Network.
Biographical / Historical:
Will Barnet (1911- ) is a painter and printmaker from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 min.
Sound quality is poor.
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 this interview was provided by the Horace N. Goldsmith Foundation.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.barnet93
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9222cd364-1503-43c7-b002-cef9adc4c480
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-barnet93
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Paul Bodin

Interviewee:
Bodin, Paul, 1910-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Creator:
Wechsler, James  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette ((66 min.), analog.)
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1993 March 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Paul Bodin and James Wechsler conducted 1993 March 11, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art.
Bodin recalls his career as a painter. He mentions his work as a technical illustrator as a means of support, his participation in the WPA, and his friendship with Milton Avery and Adolf Gottlieb. Examples of his work are examined with regard to a chronology of the themes and subjects that interested him. Also present during the interview was James Wechsler, a friend of Bodin.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Bodin (1910-1994) was a painter from New York, New York.
General:
Interviewee's voice is frail and hard to hear. Sound quality is poor.
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 6 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:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bodin93
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ba1fe32b-82dd-4c58-babd-32dd61060459
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bodin93
Online Media:

Review. "Siqueiros/Pollock"

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_130426

Review. "Gottlieb and Kline"

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_130427

Regional Reports

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1997
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108088

Regional Reports

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108090

Regional Reports

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1992
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108105

Regional Reports

Author:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1995
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_108111

Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller

Interviewee:
Weller, Allen S. (Allen Stuart), 1907-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Names:
College Art Association of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1992 May 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Allen Stuart Weller conducted 1992 May 1, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Weller discusses his early training and his teaching career; traveling to Europe in the 1920s; the first American art courses offered at Princeton; working with the army to preserve monuments during WWII; teaching modern art during the 1950s; and the beginnings of the College Art Association.
Biographical / Historical:
Allen Stuart Weller (1907-1997) was an art historian, educator, and director of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Illinois -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Museum curators -- Illinois -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.weller92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98bcd7282-78fe-4644-9e60-2f1369d82051
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weller92
Online Media:

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