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Oral history interview with Helen Frankenthaler

Interviewee:
Frankenthaler, Helen, 1928-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Rose, Barbara  Search this
Names:
Bennington College  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Feeley, Paul, 1910-1966  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Helen Frankenthaler conducted 1968, by Barbara Rose, for the Archives of American Art.
Frankenthaler speaks of studying art at Bennington College with Paul Feeley; the influence of Picasso and Kandinsky on her work; Clement Greenberg and his relationship with Frankenthaler and other artists; studying with Hans Hofmann and Rufino Tamayo; her childhood; meeting Robert Motherwell; the New York School; and Jackson Pollock, his paintings, technique, and influence on her. She also describes her technique, painting on the floor, titles, and color versus drawing. Frankenthaler recalls Grace Hartigan, Friedel Dzubas, Willem de Kooning, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Frankenthaler (1928- 2011) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
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:
Sound quality is very poor.
Topic:
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.franke69
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-franke69

Watson/de Nagy & Company gallery records

Creator:
Watson/de Nagy & Company (Gallery: Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Names:
Tibor de Nagy Gallery Texas Inc  Search this
Bannard, Walter Darby, 1934-  Search this
Boxer, Stanley  Search this
Caro, Anthony, 1924-  Search this
De Nagy, Tibor, 1908-1993  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Goodnough, Robert, 1917-  Search this
Greenleaf, Kenneth Lee, 1945-  Search this
Hughto, Darryl, 1943-  Search this
Moses, Forrest, 1934-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Staley, Earl, 1938-  Search this
Watson, Marvin  Search this
Watson, Marvin  Search this
Willour, Clint  Search this
Extent:
14 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1972-1984
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; business records; photographs; and gallery files.
REELS 1437-1442: Correspondence and business records include priced lists for works of art, and tax records, 1972-1979. Correspondents include: Ken Greenleaf, Walter Darby, Robert Goodnough, Anthony Caro, and Forrest Moses.
REELS 1484-1488: Artists' files, 1972-1979, containing biographical information; business correspondence; priced lists of works of art; and printed matter.
Artists include Jane Allensworth, John Altoon, Walter Bannard, Nell Blaine, David Bolduc, Frank Bowling, Ken Bowman, Stanley Boxer, Lawrence Brown, Anthony Caro, Dan Christensen, Robert Cole, Stephanie K. Cole, Pat Colville, Rochella Cooper, E. E. Cummings,Bruce Cunningham, Gene Davis, Thomas Downing, Friedel Dzubas, Frank Faulkner, Chuck Forsman, Paul Fournier, Sherron L. Francis, Jane Freilicher, Erik Gamble, Maurice Golubov, Robert Goodnough, K. M. Graham, Ken Greenleaf, Red Grooms, David Hare, Tom Holland, Sandria Hu, Andrew Hudson, Darryl Hughto, Richard Johnson, Otis Jones, Wayne Kimball, Joyce Kozloff, Leonard Lehrer, Robert Levers, Mary McLeary, Vincent Mariani, Forrest Moses, Robert Motherwell, Stephen Mueller, Lowell Nesbitt, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, Basilios Poulos, Janis Provisor, Archie Rand, Harold Reddicliffe, Peter Reginato, Dan Rizzie, Tony Robbin, Reginald Rowe, Laura Russell, Tom Sayre, Sam Scott, Paul Sloggett, Daniel Solomon, Michael Steiner, Robert Tiemann, Sidney Tillum, Horatio Torres, Robert Utterback, Neil Welliver, Mark Williams, Dadi Wirz, and Ben Woitena. Also included are ex-artists Wayne Amedee,David Budd, Rosemarie Castoro, Robert Dash, Carl Gliko, Jacqueline Gourevitch, Gilah Hirsch, Ian Hornak, Rafael Mahdavi, and Larry Poons.
REEL 1489: Photographs of artists and art work from the artists' files, 1972-1979.
REELS 3366-3367: Gallery files on artist Earl Staley containing correspondence, 1980-1984, of Marvin Watson and Clint Willour of Watson/de Nagy & Company with Staley, the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Western States Arts Foundation, Santa Fe, and others; illustrated postcards, 1981-1983, from Staley to Watson; a checklist of Staley's exhibition FIVE TEXANS IN VENICE, 1984; lists of Staley's paintings; clippings and magazine articles; exhibition announcements and photocopies of catalogs; and newsletters and press releases. [Microfilm label: Earl Staley papers.]
Biographical / Historical:
Art gallery; Houston, Tex. Prior to ca. 1976, Watson/de Nagy & Company was known as Tibor de Nagy Gallery Texas, Inc. - a branch of Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York. After 1985 it was known as the Watson Gallery.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1979 & 1984 by Marvin Watson, owner of the gallery. Microfilmed as part of Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Houston
Identifier:
AAA.watsnagy
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-watsnagy

Friedel Dzubas interviews, 1982 Aug. 5 and 17

Creator:
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Millard, Charles  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10656
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214242
AAA_collcode_dzubfrie
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214242

Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002672
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132124

Orlando (Dawn) [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1962
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002673
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132125

Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002674
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132126

Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002675
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132127

Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002676
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132128

Round Abstract [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002677
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132129

Magic [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1961
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002678
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132130

Monk [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1960
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002679
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132131

Temptation [painting] / (photographed by Walter Rosenblum)

Artist:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Photographer:
Rosenblum, Walter 1919-2006  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Robert Elkon Gallery  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Image number:
ROS R0002680
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_132132

Friedel Dzubas interviews

Creator:
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Millard, Charles  Search this
Extent:
4 Sound cassettes
113 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 Aug. 5 and 17
Scope and Contents:
Interviews of Friedel Dzubas conducted by Charles Millard at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., and at Dzubas's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Ithaca, New York. Died 1994.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Charles Millard.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Ithaca -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.dzubfrie
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dzubfrie

Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994

Collection Creator:
Rosenblum, Walter, 1919-2006  Search this
Extent:
9 Photographs
Container:
Binder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Researcher may use study prints on file in the Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Advance appointments are required. Original negatives are stored off-site in cold storage and are not accessible to the public.
Collection Rights:
Copyright to photographs from the Walter Rosenblum Collection is held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Walter Rosenblum Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
See more items in:
Walter Rosenblum photographs
Walter Rosenblum photographs / Series 1: Photographs of artists' works
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-photo-ros-ref183

Presentation of Painting "Trough" by Friedel Dzubas to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG)

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Solinger, Janet W  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Resident Associates Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
10 x 8;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1975
November 11, 1975
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000371 [96-1374]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396553

Friedel Dzubas lecture "Pop art, what?"

Creator:
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1964 February 3
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15367
See more items in:
Barbara Rose papers, 1962-circa 1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15367

Interview with Friedel Dzubas

Creator:
Dzubas, Friedel, 1915-1994  Search this
Millard, Charles  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1982 August
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19366
See more items in:
Friedel Dzubas interviews, 1982 Aug. 5 and 17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19366

Friedel Dzubas / Charles W. Millard

Author:
Millard, Charles W  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Physical description:
91 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Government publications
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
Call number:
N40.1.D998 M6
N40.1.D998M6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_187846

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library audio archive collection, 1969-2004 [sound recording]

Author:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library  Search this
Subject:
Nevelson, Louise 1899-1988  Search this
Picasso, Pablo 1881-1973  Search this
Kiesler, Frederick  Search this
Rothko, Mark 1903-1970  Search this
Arakawa, Shūsaku 1936-2010  Search this
Neutra, Dion  Search this
Schindler, R. M (Rudolph M.) 1887-1953  Search this
Sommer, Frederick 1905-1999  Search this
Soleri, Paolo 1919-2013  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya 1907-1981  Search this
De Looper, Willem  Search this
Lozowick, Louis 1892-1973  Search this
Levine, David 1926-2009  Search this
Sert, José Luis 1902-1983  Search this
Soyer, Raphael 1899-1987  Search this
Eakins, Thomas 1844-1916  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart 1889-1975  Search this
Nadelman, Elie 1882-1946  Search this
Gillespie, Gregory  Search this
Noland, Kenneth 1924-2010  Search this
Louis, Morris 1912-1962  Search this
Richter, Hans 1888-1976  Search this
Appel, Karel 1921-2006  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente 1883-1949  Search this
Rivera, Diego 1886-1957  Search this
Warhol, Andy 1928-1987  Search this
Cavallon, Giorgio 1904-1989  Search this
Di Suvero, Mark 1933-  Search this
Moore, Henry 1898-1986  Search this
Steinberg, Saul  Search this
Estes, Richard 1932-  Search this
Botero, Fernando 1932-  Search this
Canaday, John 1907-1985  Search this
Calder, Alexander 1898-1976  Search this
Maurer, Alfred Henry 1868-1932  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
González, Julio 1876-1942  Search this
Snelson, Kenneth 1927-2016-  Search this
Rivers, Larry 1925-2002  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H  Search this
Harrison, Newton 1932-  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram 1913-2003  Search this
Grooms, Red  Search this
Burliuk, David 1882-1967  Search this
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Bunshaft, Gordon 1909-1990  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Clemente, Francesco 1952-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Acconci, Vito 1940-  Search this
Haring, Keith  Search this
Holzer, Jenny 1950-  Search this
Salle, David 1952-  Search this
Neel, Alice 1900-1984  Search this
Nakian, Reuben 1897-1986  Search this
Bacon, Francis 1909-1992  Search this
Freud, Lucian  Search this
Giacometti, Alberto 1901-1966  Search this
Abrams, Dennis 1960-  Search this
Nasgaard, Roald  Search this
Buren, Daniel  Search this
Chin, Mel 1951-  Search this
Sonnier, Keith 1941-  Search this
Conwill, Houston 1947-  Search this
Kabakov, Ilʹia Iosifovich 1933-  Search this
Ireland, David 1930-2009  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan 1928-2010  Search this
Marclay, Christian  Search this
Baldessari, John 1931-  Search this
Weiner, Lawrence  Search this
Piper, Adrian 1948-  Search this
Polke, Sigmar  Search this
Puryear, Martin 1941-  Search this
Struth, Thomas 1954-  Search this
Torres-García, Joaquín 1874-1949  Search this
Lam, Wifredo  Search this
Matta 1912-2002  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph  Search this
Leirner, Jac 1961-  Search this
Saar, Alison  Search this
Rothenberg, Susan 1945-  Search this
Dubuffet, Jean 1901-1985  Search this
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Murray, Elizabeth 1940-2007  Search this
Gilbert & George  Search this
Physical description:
306 audio files : digital
Type:
Sound recordings
Sources
Interviews
Broadcasts
Lectures
Symposia
Ceremonies
Date:
1969
1969-2004
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, Modern--History  Search this
Painting, Modern--History  Search this
Sculpture, Modern--History  Search this
Architecture, Modern--History  Search this
Artists  Search this
Emigration and immigration in art  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Country music  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Earthworks (Art)  Search this
Visual perception  Search this
Conceptual art  Search this
Call number:
N6447 .H584
Restrictions & Rights:
Full access copies are available through the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library, Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Information on who to contact for full access is available on the Hirshhorm Museum and Sculpture Gardern Library Audio Archive website.
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_956845

Janet Solinger and Abram Lerner

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Solinger, Janet W  Search this
Dzubas, Friedel 1915-1994  Search this
Resident Associates Program  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
November 11, 1975
Topic:
Painting  Search this
Women  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Standard number:
96-1374
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8418

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