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Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom, 2012 October 18-2013 January 31

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Baldessari, John  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gorney, Jay  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Knowles, Alison  Search this
Kappe, Ray  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Mullican, Matt  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric  Search this
Paik, Nam June  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Sontag, Susan  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie  Search this
Wheeler, Doug  Search this
Wilde, Oscar  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and travel
Holland -- description and travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16106
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)362118
AAA_collcode_bloom12
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_362118
Online Media:

Playbill for Blue

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Created by:
Roundabout Theatre Company, American, founded 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Phylicia Rashad, American, born 1948  Search this
Hill Harper, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ce246f67-5381-4d2e-ab8b-5621c3eb5171
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.12
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Playbill for Hair

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Burks, American, 1939 - 2008  Search this
Sally Eaton, American, born 1946  Search this
Charles O. Lynch, 1940 - 2008  Search this
Heather MacRae, American, born 1946  Search this
Melba Moore, American, born 1945  Search this
Shelley Plimpton, American, born 1947  Search this
Erik Robinson  Search this
Bert Sommer, American, 1949 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd570cb75b1-b41c-4eea-9577-dbce8676db6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.40
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The Serpentine

Artist:
Henri Matisse, French, b. Le Cateau-Cambrésis, 1869–1954  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
22 1/8 × 11 3/8 × 7 1/2 in. (56 × 28.8 × 19.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
(1909/cast by 1948)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Accession Number:
72.197
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2f7016eb2-f85d-4957-acae-0d23cad6fb12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_72.197

Four Black Men

Artist:
Leon Golub, American, b. Chicago, Illinois, 1922–2004  Search this
Medium:
Oil on linen
Dimensions:
121 3/8 x 190 1/4 in. (308.3 x 483.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1985
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Thomas M. Evans, Jerome L. Greene, Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and Sydney and Frances Lewis Purchase Fund, 1985
Accession Number:
85.8
See more items in:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School:
Social Realism
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/py2e1d54f28-2968-4074-aa62-77ccfd6ade9e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_85.8

Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Bennington College -- Students  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
California Institute of the Arts -- Students  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Fischl, Eric, 1948-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983  Search this
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Kappe, Ray, 1927-  Search this
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Knowles, Alison, 1933-  Search this
Mullican, Matt, 1951-  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric, 1939-1998  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio, 1914-  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen, 1944-  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David, 1952-  Search this
Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney, 1925-  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie, 1952-  Search this
Wheeler, Doug, 1939-  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 12 min.), digital, wav)
132 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Date:
2012 October 18-2013 January 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Barbara Bloom conducted 2012 October-2013 January 31, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Bloom's home and studio, in New York, New York.
Bloom speaks of growing up in Brentwood, California; her first experience with art; her childhood and exposure to creativity; the influence of art and philosophy; going to museums as a kid; living in Monte Factor and then Los Angeles; her creative process, influences, and life as an artist; art mentors and art lessons with Cathy Herman; traveling with her family; her mom being an actress; attending Bennington College in Vermont, the 1960s, the and collage aesthetic; attending CalArt; the changes in art education at the university level; drugs use; Fluxus; John Cage and attending 4'33; living in Europe and specifically Netherlands, Germany, and Holland; books and love of reading; her daughter; the post-studio era; film and meta-movies; making "The Diamond Lane;" images and objects' connection to meanings; The Gaze; undressing the wall; Homage to Jean Seberg, Godard, Berlin; East Germany; being agnostic and Jewish; Venice Biennale; collectors; cycle of shows; MFA programs; The Tip of the Iceberg; surgeries; hospital visit, personal training, and recovery; The Seven Deadly Sins; her father; Tellus Magazine; Judaism; fabrications and drawings; archives; relationship between the artist and the viewer; her husband; 010011.net; recent show; and As It Were, So To Speak. Bloom also recalls Monte and Betty Factor, Ed Kienholz, Ron Kappe, Robbie Robe, Ray Kappe, Matt Mullican, Eric Orr, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Total: digital recordings; Claire Steinman, Rosemarie Trockel, Ash Grove, James Lee Byars, Frances Rey, Sidney Tillim, Norman O. Brown, Paul Cotton, Paul Brock, Buckminster Fuller, John Baldessari, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, Serge Tcherepnin, Simone Forte, Charlemagne Palestine, La Monte Young, David Salle, Eric Fischl, Marcel Broodthaers, Susan Sontag, Tim Maul, Caroline Tisdale, Marcel Duchamp, Laura Mulvey, John Berger, Oscar Wilde, Ed Ruscha, Isabella Kacprzak, Octavio Paz, Leo Castelli, Allen Ruppersberg, Jay Gorney, Claudia Gould, Susan Bronstein, Donald Judd, Robert DuGrenier, Pistoletto, Anthony Coleman, Mel Bochner, and Ken Saylor.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Bloom (1951- ) is a photographer, designer, and installation artist in New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is an artist and professor in New York, New York.
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:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.bloom12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bloom12

Les sept dormants sept livres en hommage aux 7 moines de Tibhirine [gravures,] Rachid Koraïchi ; [textes,] John Berger,Michel Butor, Hélène Cixous, Sylvie Germain, Nancy Huston, Alberto Manguel et Leila Sebbar

Author:
Koraïchi, Rachid 1947-  Search this
Author:
Berger, John  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
483 pages color illustrations 29 cm
Type:
Books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books (books)
Artists' books
Place:
Algeria
Tibehirine
Algérie
Tibéhirine
Date:
2004
Topic:
Monks  Search this
Victims of terrorism  Search this
Livres d'artistes  Search this
Moines  Search this
Victimes du terrorisme  Search this
Artists' books  Search this
Call number:
N7433.4.K67 S47 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785864

Broadside Transfers [sound recording]

Performer:
Collier, Jimmy  Search this
Andersen, Eric  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Paxton, Tom 1937-  Search this
Chandler, Len  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Elliott, Jack 1931-  Search this
Sky, Patrick  Search this
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Kirkpatrick, Frederick Douglass  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
African American  Search this
Creek Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Virginia
California
North Carolina
Louisiana
Arkansas
Topic:
Storytelling  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0699-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_352712

Forest / Jitka Hanzlová ; with an essay by John Berger

Author:
Hanzlová, Jitka 1958-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Museum Folkwang Essen  Search this
Subject:
Hanzlová, Jitka 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
[6] p., [42] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 34 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .H36 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800701

Contemporary trends in photography : Eileen Berger, John Gintoff, Frank Leone..

Type:
Books
Date:
1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_709629

Yuri Kuper / [texte de John Berger]

Author:
Kuper, Yuri 1940-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Galerie Jan Krugier  Search this
Subject:
Kuper, Yuri 1940-  Search this
Physical description:
1 portforlio ([64] p.) : ill. (some col.). ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1983
[1983]
Call number:
N6797.K8 A4 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_611360

Understanding forests / John J. Berger

Author:
Berger, John J  Search this
Sierra Club  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 188 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Forests and forestry  Search this
Forest ecology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_612510

The look of things; essays. Edited and with an introd. by Nikos Stangos

Author:
Berger, John  Search this
Physical description:
251 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
1972
[1974, c1971]
Call number:
AC8 .B4737 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646399

Silence please! : stories after the works of Juan Muñoz / [art], Juan Muñoz ; [introduction], Louise Neri ; [curator], James Lingwood ; [stories, John Berger ... [et al.]]

Title:
Stories after the works of Juan Muñoz
Author:
Muñoz, Juan 1953-2001  Search this
Neri, Louise  Search this
Lingwood, James 1959-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Irish Museum of Modern Art (Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
Subject:
Muñoz, Juan 1953-2001 Themes, motives  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
C1996
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Spanish--Themes, motives  Search this
Literature, Modern--Themes, motives  Search this
Art and literature  Search this
Ut pictura poesis (Aesthetics)  Search this
Call number:
NB813.M86 S55 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_647302

Ways of seeing; a book made by John Berger [and others]

Author:
Berger, John  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
[1973, c1972]
Topic:
Visual perception  Search this
Art--Technique  Search this
Call number:
N7430.5 .W39 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_649161

The sense of sight : writings / by John Berger ; edited and with an introduction by Lloyd Spencer

Author:
Berger, John  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 299 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
C1985
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N7445.2 .B47 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_654546

Fernand Lungren : a biography / by John A. Berger; foreword by Stewart Edward White

Author:
Berger, John A  Search this
Subject:
Lungren, Fernand 1857-1932  Search this
Physical description:
x, 347 p. plates (part col.) port. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
Call number:
N40.1.L95517 B47 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676927

Miquel Barceló : 18 March - 25 April 1998

Author:
Barceló, Miquel 1957-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Timothy Taylor Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Barceló, Miquel 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
[24] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
Call number:
N7113.B353 A4 1998b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_682281

Arturo Di Stefano / [with contributions by] John Berger, Michael Hofmann, Christopher Lloyd

Author:
Di Stefano, Arturo 1955-  Search this
Hofmann, Michael 1957-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Lloyd, Christopher 1945-  Search this
Subject:
Di Stefano, Arturo 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
120 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
Call number:
ND497.D47 B47 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_687003

In flagrante / Chris Killip ; with an essay by John Berger & Sylvia Grant

Author:
Killip, Christopher  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Grant, Sylvia  Search this
Subject:
Killip, Christopher  Search this
Physical description:
96 p. : chiefly ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1988
20th century
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
TR647.K51 I54 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549796

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