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Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 7 in.)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Apr. 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1964 Apr. 23, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal in the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter and gallery director from Albuquerque, N.M.
General:
An interview of Kenneth Adams conducted by S. Loomis is also on this tape.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93fdaa5ec-00b7-4335-a60d-90fe77fecd04
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Platt, Susan Noyes, 1945-  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
50 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Aug. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raymond Jonson conducted 1980 Aug. 9, by Susan Platt, for the Archives of American Art.
Jonson speaks of his early work in theater design; the art scene in the 1920s; the inspiration of the Southwestern landscape; the importance of lighting in his work; the transition in his work from figurative to abstract; spirituality in his work; Santa Fe as an artistic community; arts critics; arts publications; and the social realist painters.
Biographical / Historical:
Raymond Jonson (1891-1982) was a painter from Albuquerque, N.M. During the Depression he painted murals for several New Deal art programs. He taught at the University of New Mexico where the Jonson Gallery was erected in his honor. It houses the most complete permanent collection of Jonson's work.
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 others.
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New Mexico  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jonson80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f0012ece-5a8a-48a3-b42e-a67659674e7d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jonson80
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson, 1980 Aug. 9

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Platt, Susan Noyes, 1945-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New Mexico  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11766
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213587
AAA_collcode_jonson80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213587

Oral history interview with Raymond Jonson, 1964 Apr. 23

Interviewee:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Gallery directors -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12574
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213594
AAA_collcode_jonson64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213594

Raymond Jonson papers, 1910-1964

Creator:
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Jonson, Raymond, 1891-1982  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Bisttram, Emil  Search this
Bloch, Albert  Search this
Cheney, Sheldon  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire  Search this
Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia)  Search this
Nordfeldt, Bror Julius Olsson  Search this
O'Hara, Eliot  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Pelton, Agnes  Search this
Wells, Cady  Search this
Xceron, Jean  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Jonson Gallery  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9289
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211484
AAA_collcode_jonsraym
Theme:
Diaries
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211484

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