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Documentary on Clementine Hunter, 1985

Creator:
Hunter, Clementine  Search this
Hunter, Clementine  Search this
Subject:
Gasperi, Richard  Search this
Fagaly, William A.  Search this
Whitehead, Thomas  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
African American  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7219
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209356
AAA_collcode_huntclem
Theme:
Women
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209356

Magic of David Butler / director, writer, producer, Rancy Boyd-Snee, c1985

Creator:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy  Search this
Boyd-Snee, Rancy  Search this
Subject:
Butler, David  Search this
Boyd-Snee, Rancy  Search this
Fagaly, William A.  Search this
Gasperi, Richard  Search this
Spitzer, Nicholas R.  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7217
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209354
AAA_collcode_boydranc
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209354

Documentary on Clementine Hunter

Creator:
Hunter, Clementine  Search this
Names:
Fagaly, William A.  Search this
Gasperi, Richard  Search this
Whitehead, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (videocassettes (80 min.), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videocassettes
Video recordings
Interviews
Date:
1985
Scope and Contents:
Unedited video footage produced by Didi Barret of the Museum of American Folk Art with the assistance of Richard Gasperi of the Gasperi Folk Art Gallery, New Orleans, La. Footage includes views of Hunter's murals in the "African House" at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches, La., with comments by Hunter's friends Thomas Whitehead and Mildred Bailey; an interview of Hunter conducted by Whitehead on April 21, 1985; views of 27 sketches from Hunter's 1945 sketchbook with comments by art dealer Richard Gasperi; and a tour of the New Orleans Museum of Art's exhibition, "A New Orleans Salute to Clementine Hunter's Centennial," narrated by curator William Fagaly.
Biographical / Historical:
Clementine Hunter (1886 or 1887-1988) was an African American folk artist in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Richard Gasperi, owner of the Gasperi Folk Art Gallery in New Orleans
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Folk artists -- Louisiana  Search this
Self-taught artists -- Louisiana  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American painters  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.huntclem
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f2129d35-9712-4695-ad0b-7fb149d9c2fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntclem

Magic of David Butler / director, writer, producer, Rancy Boyd-Snee

Creator:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy  Search this
Names:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy  Search this
Butler, David, 1898-  Search this
Fagaly, William A.  Search this
Gasperi, Richard  Search this
Spitzer, Nicholas R.  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Master: 1 videocassette (14 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in; reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in)
Reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Date:
c1985
Scope and Contents:
A documentary about David Butler written, edited and produced by Rancy Boyd-Snee in 1985. Boyd-Snee discusses the similarities between African figural and black American sculpture; Butler's methods and materials; his imagery; and how his life changed as a result of media exposure. The video also includes comments by Nick Spitzer of the Louisiana Folklife Program, Butler's dealer Richard Gasperi, and William Fagaly, chief curator at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Rancy Boyd-Snee.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Rancy Boyd-Snee. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.boydranc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9881f046d-e6fb-46df-9064-ec6b3f30636a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-boydranc

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