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Oral history interview with Susan Rothenberg

Interviewee:
Rothenberg, Susan, 1945-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Nadelman, Cynthia  Search this
Names:
Graves, Nancy Stevenson, 1940-1995  Search this
Johnson, Miani Guthrie, 1948-  Search this
Jonas, Joan, 1936-  Search this
Saret, Alan, 1944-  Search this
Trakas, George, 1944-  Search this
Extent:
126 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1987 May 22-June 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Susan Rothenberg conducted 1987 May 22-1987 June 2, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.
Rothenberg speaks of her early life; her art training, starting out as a sculpture student in college; her arrival in New York, the art scene there in the 1960s and the 1970s; experimental painting techniques; the development of her "Horses" and "Mondrian" series. She recalls Joan Jonas, Alan Saret, George Trakas, Nancy Graves, and Miani Johnson.
Biographical / Historical:
Susan Rothenberg (1945-2020) was a figurative painter in New York, N.Y. and Galisteo, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 10 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:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rothen87
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothen87

Site-specific sculpture exhibition and symposium, 1987 : Alice Aycock, Michael McCafferty, George Trakas

Author:
Kangas, Matthew  Search this
Western Gallery (Western Washington University)  Search this
Subject:
Aycock, Alice  Search this
McCafferty, Michael  Search this
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 22 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NB212 .A93 1987
N40.1.A963 W47 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601906

George Trakas : constructions, wall pieces, drawings / [essay by] Sally Yard

Author:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Yard, Sally  Search this
Subject:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Drawing, Canadian  Search this
Call number:
NB249.T65 Y3 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640310

George Trakas, columnar pass : projects for PCA, Philadelphia College of Art, Marche 14-March 30, 1977

Author:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
Subject:
Trakas, George 1944- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
C1977
Call number:
NB249.T65 A4 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645016

George Trakas, log mass--mass curve : University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, January 25-March 14, 1980 / Hugh M. Davies and Sally E. Yard

Author:
Davies, Hugh Marlais 1948-  Search this
Yard, Sally  Search this
University of Massachusetts at Amherst University Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Trakas, George 1944- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
68 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
C1980
Call number:
NB249.T65 A4 1980
N40.1.T76D2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_650820

Sitings : Alice Aycock/Richard Fleischner/Mary Miss/George Trakas / Hugh M. Davies, Ronald J. Onorato ; edited by Sally Yard

Author:
Davies, Hugh Marlais 1948-  Search this
Onorato, Ronald J  Search this
Yard, Sally  Search this
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art  Search this
Dallas Museum of Art  Search this
High Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Fleischner, Richard 1944-  Search this
Miss, Mary 1944-  Search this
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
149 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
C1986
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Outdoor sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NB212 .D255 1986
NB212.D255 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_288032

George Trakas, Montreal : [exhibition] 24 mai-17 juin, 1979 / le Musée des beaux-arts de Montreal ; [coordinée par Norman Thériault]

Author:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Montreal Museum of Fine Art  Search this
Subject:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : ill. ; 35 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
C1979
Call number:
NB249.T76 M811
N40.1.T76M8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_130952

Pacific Union, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Mixed media outdoor site installation
Type:
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art 700 Prospect Street La Jolla California 92037 Accession Number: 88.35
Date:
1986-1988
Topic:
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Coast  Search this
Landscape--Park  Search this
Waterscape--Sea--Pacific Ocean  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02660056
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_300320

Source Route, (sculpture)

Title:
Untitled, (sculpture)
Gulch, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Concrete, steel, and wood
Type:
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Emory University Art History Department Carlos Hall Atlanta Georgia 30322
Located Emory University Baker Woodland, near Carlos Museum Atlanta Georgia 30322
Date:
1979
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87980055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302958

Bay View Station, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Fir, steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Temporary
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Western Washington University Western Gallery Rear of College of Fine and Performing Arts Bellingham Washington 98225
Date:
1987
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 66360013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_304706

Sullivan's Passage, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Granite, concrete, and Cor-Ten steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Omaha Opportunities and Industrialization Center 2724 North 24th Street Main entrance Omaha Nebraska 68110
Date:
1980. Dedicated Oct. 1980
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS NE000008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_317017

Leon's Bridge, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Concrete and steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Omaha Opportunities and Industrialization Center 2724 North 24th Street North side Omaha Nebraska 68110
Date:
1978. Dedicated Oct. 1980
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Architecture--Bridge  Search this
Control number:
IAS NE000009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_317018

Berth Haven, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Steel, textured deck plate, timber
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of Commerce National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration 7600 Sand Point Way NE Seattle Washington 98115
Located NOAA Western Regional Center Sand Point Way NE & 67th Street Seattle Washington
Date:
1982-1983
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS WA000548
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_336429

Isle of View, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Stone, wood, and steel
Type:
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Massachusetts University Museum of Contemporary Art Fine Arts Center, 151 Presidents Drive Amherst Massachusetts 01003 Accession Number: 1985.27
Located University of Massachusetts Amherst Massachusetts
Date:
1981-1985
Topic:
Landscape--Island  Search this
Control number:
IAS 74960055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_360082

Shack, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Trakas, George 1944-  Search this
Medium:
Glass, copper, steel, and stone construction
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10028
Date:
1971
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Control number:
IAS 35880054
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_29193

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