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Oral history interview with Rachel Rosenthal, 1989 September 2-3

Interviewee:
Rosenthal, Rachel, 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Roth, Moira, 1933-2021  Search this
Subject:
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rachel Rosenthal, 1989 September 2-3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Artists and the theater  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women performance artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13200
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215584
AAA_collcode_rosent89
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215584
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Rachel Rosenthal

Interviewee:
Rosenthal, Rachel, 1926-  Search this
Interviewer:
Roth, Moira  Search this
Creator:
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
120 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 September 2-3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Rachel Rosenthal conducted 1989 September 2-3, by Moira Roth, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project, in Los Angeles, Calif. Rosenthal recounts growing up in Paris; her family; their flight from Paris in 1940; living in Brazil; moving to New York in 1941; her choice to go into theatre; involvement with Robert Rauschenberg, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, and Jasper Johns; dancing with Cunninham's Jr. Co.; early work in sculpture; moving to Los Angeles in 1955; working at the Pasadena Playhouse; the start of the Circle Workshop; King Moody and Instant Theatre; return to visual art in 1971; the 1972 Cal Arts conference on women artists; involvement with Womanspace and the feminist movement; interest in performance and its conceptual aspects; performance pieces; workshops; the founding of DBD; and her most recent performance and tours. She recalls Josine Ianco-Starrels, Barbara Smith, Betye Saar, June Wayne, Judy Chicago, and Mimi Jacobs. Also included is a 2 p. addendum prepared by Rosenthal, 1993, which briefly summarizes events in her life since the interview.
Biographical / Historical:
Rachel Rosenthal (1926- ) is a performance artist from California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 26 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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Margery and Harry Kahn Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund of New York.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Performance artists -- California  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Artists and the theater  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women performance artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rosent89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9049b595b-36fc-4934-b3ae-12ab4ab8cabd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rosent89
Online Media:

Artists and the avant-garde theater in Paris, 1887-1900 : the Martin and Liane W. Atlas collection / Patricia Eckert Boyer

Author:
Boyer, Patricia Eckert  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Atlas, Martin 1914- Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Atlas, Liane W Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
179 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Paris
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1998
19th century
Topic:
Theater programs--Exhibitions  Search this
Printed ephemera--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Artists and the theater--Exhibitions  Search this
Experimental theater--Illustrations--Exhibitions  Search this
Theater programs--Private collections--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NC1002.P7 B68 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545896

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