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Oral history interview with Charles R. Strong, 1998 March 14-30

Interviewee:
Strong, Charles, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles R. Strong, 1998 March 14-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13343
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216447
AAA_collcode_strong98
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216447
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Oral history interview with Eleanor Dickinson

Interviewee:
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2000 October 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Eleanor Dickinson conducted 2000 October 25, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Dickinson's studio/home, in San Francisco, California.
Dickinson discusses her relationship to and use of the human figure in her art. She explains her "interest in the ecstatic"; her identification with her subjects; being completely involved with the personality of the model and the "performance" in the studio; how her finished works often look more like the artist than like the model; her 1975 show at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in which the life-class was moved into a museum gallery to share the experience with museum visitors; her view that the artist participates in the lives and actions of her subjects through empathy and the artist's role as a mirror to society, reflecting and recording who and what we are.
Biographical / Historical:
Eleanor Dickinson (1931-2017 ) was a painter, graphic, video artist and instructor in San Francisco, Calif. Teacher of life drawing at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, for many years, Dickinson was known for her figurative drawing and involvement with her students and models as individuals.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 48 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Graphic artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Video artists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Educators -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.dickin00
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fb6af5a1-90ff-4f4f-aff7-18591f61c642
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dickin00
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Charles R. Strong

Interviewee:
Strong, Charles, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1998 March 14-30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charles Strong conducted 1998 March 14 and 30, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Karlstrom's home, San Francisco, California.
Strong discusses his background and early years growing up in Greeley, Colorado; his interest in California and abstract expressionism leading him to enroll at San Francisco Art Institute; his experience at SFAI, including teachers, students, and the independence to develop his own direction; New York vs. San Francisco styles and the myth of west coast abstraction imitating New York; his reasons for staying in California; main influences in his art; his admiration for the Old Master artists; the resolution of the conflict between control and intuition on his own work; the differences between northern and southern California abstraction, and the central role of Bay Area abstraction in the west; and his early work. The interview concludes with Strong's accounts of his approach and goals, his imagery, and his ongoing desires to get at what he sees as the "essence" of Abstract Expressionism.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Strong (1938- ) is a curator, painter, and graphic artist of San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 49 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 is provided by The Martin Foundation.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.strong98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw957e6613d-6930-4b7c-bc23-40bd8de2f7c7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-strong98
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Enrique Chagoya, 2001 July 25-August 6

Interviewee:
Chagoya, Enrique, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Enrique Chagoya, 2001 July 25-August 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Indian art -- Central America  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12495
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)227825
AAA_collcode_chagoy01
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_227825
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Enrique Chagoya

Interviewee:
Chagoya, Enrique  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
95 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2001 July 25-August 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Enrique Chagoya conducted July 25-August 6, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
The interview takes place at Chagoya's home in South San Francisco (sessions 1,2) and at Karlstrom's San Francisco office (session 3). Chagoya's wife, Kara Maria, joins in for the final portion of the interview. Chagoya discusses activities in Mexico and the U.S.; his involvement with the Galeria de la Raza and the Chicano Movement; his work, including books that are based on Pre-Columbian codices; his application of "reverse anthropology," the history of the Americas and Europe, as if Mexico conquered Europe; Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera; the legacy of Mexican muralism and the union of art and ideology; the nature of his own interest in Pre-Columbian imagery; his sabbatical year in Paris; collaborations with his wife Kara Maria, including issues of self-projection into works of art; artistic responsibility; creation of hybrid cultures; the separation of his art from other Chicano art; and identity as a Mexican. Chagoya's wife, painter Kara Maria, discusses her training at UC Berkeley, meeting Chagoya; their evolving relationship as artists; his role as mentor; and her separate artistic identity.
Biographical / Historical:
Enrique Chagoya (1953-) is a Mexican born American painter, graphic artist, and educator in San Francisco, California. Kara Maria (1968-) is Chagoya's wife.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 43 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Indian art -- Central America  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chagoy01
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d178d14b-1353-47a6-80c5-b8d1bdc65cc5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chagoy01
Online Media:

Chinatown Market-San Francisco

Graphic artist:
Barton, Loren  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 26.7 cm x 34.2 cm; 10 1/2 in x 13 7/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Etching
Other Terms:
Print; Etching
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
post 1900
1900-1975
ID Number:
GA.13351
Catalog number:
13351
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c2a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_780820

The Bamboo Gate

Graphic artist:
Hyde, Helen  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 26 cm x 19.4 cm; 10 1/4 in x 7 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Other Terms:
Print; Intaglio; Etching
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Bertha Jaques
ID Number:
GA.13192.1
Catalog number:
13192.1
Accession number:
69819
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c507-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_782387

The Family Umbrella

Graphic artist:
Hyde, Helen  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 27.3 cm x 19.3 cm; 10 3/4 in x 7 5/8 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Woodcut
Other Terms:
Print; Relief; Wood Cut
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1915
ID Number:
GA.13280
Catalog number:
13280
Accession number:
69905
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-c433-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_784457

The Bamboo Gate

Graphic artist:
Hyde, Helen  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.8 cm x 12.6 cm; 7 in x 4 15/16 in
Object Name:
Plate
plate, printing
Object Type:
plate
Other Terms:
Plate; Etching
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated Place:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Bertha Jaques
ID Number:
GA.13192
Catalog number:
13192
Accession number:
69819
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-e5bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_794071

map of San Francisco, California

Graphic artist:
Heliotype Printing Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.7 cm x 24 cm; 12 3/32 in x 9 7/16 in
Object Name:
Print
print
map
Other Terms:
Print; Collotype
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Associated Place:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
ca 1872-1886
ID Number:
GA.04480
Catalog number:
04480
Accession number:
23155
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-12af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_796125

Picture postcard, "Garden of Mission Santa Barbara, Cal."

Graphic artist:
Mitchell, Edward H.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Other Terms:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
Alice N. and Peter R. Levin
ID Number:
GA.24880.016
Catalog number:
24880.016
Accession number:
1978.0801
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-1835-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_809271

Picture postcard, "Mission La Purísima Concepción, California - 1787"

Graphic artist:
Eno, I. L.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Other Terms:
postcard; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Diego
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1914
ID Number:
1986.0639.0317
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
1986.639.0317
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-85d0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826603

Picture postcard, "Mission San Franciso Solano de Sonoma, California - 1823"

Graphic artist:
Eno, I. L.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
postcard
print
Object Type:
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Other Terms:
print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Diego
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1914
ID Number:
1986.0639.0322
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
1986.639.0322
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-85d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826608

Picture postcard, "Mission Santa Clara de Asis, California - 1777"

Graphic artist:
Eno, I. L.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 14 cm; 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
postcard
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Photomechanical Relief Processes
Other Terms:
postcard; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Diego
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1914
ID Number:
1986.0639.0323
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
1986.0639.0323
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
California Mission Postcards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-85d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826609

1996 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, West Façade Festive Court

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0350
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0350
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-4c28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826636

1972 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, The Press Building.

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0351
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0351
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-4c29-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826637

1986 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, Palace of Education and Social Economy, Reflected in Fine Arts Lagoon.

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0357
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0357
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-643b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826643

1980 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, Glass Dome of Horitcultural Palace.

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0358
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0358
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-643c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826644

1976 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, Palace of Mines and Palace of Transportation, Fronting on the Marina.

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0359
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0359
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-643d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826645

1973 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, Palace of Fine Arts.

Graphic artist:
Cardinell-Vincent Co.  Search this
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Halftone
Other Terms:
Print; Halftone
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Associated place:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1915
ID Number:
1986.0639.0360
Accession number:
1986.0639
Catalog number:
86.639.0360
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-8701-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_826646

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