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Oral history interview with Philip Cecil Malicoat

Interviewee:
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages (Transcipt)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1975 Oct. 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Philip C. Malicoat conducted 1975 Oct. 31, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Malicoat discusses his work for the Federal Art Project among other topics.
Biographical / Historical:
Philip Malicoat (1908-1981) was a painter in Provincetown, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 3 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.malico75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw950b002b2-1866-44db-b4e8-941811b4491a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-malico75
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper

Interviewee:
Halper, Helen Marjorie Windust, 1908-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
H.C. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
H.C.E. Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Bohm, Max, 1868-1923  Search this
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav, 1892-1984  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd, 1861-1940  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording: (ca. 90 min.), analog.)
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1994 Sept. 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Helen Marjorie Windust Halper conducted 1994 Sept. 27, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Halper talks about her mother and father; childhood summers spent on the northwestern French coast where she got to know Max Bohm and his family; being in France during World War I; and time spent living in England. She discusses going to New York, in 1920, with her brother, and attending the Veltin School for Girls and the Dalton School; going to Provincetown, in 1925, with her mother; and Charles Hawthorne and his teaching methods.
She tells about studying color and abstraction with Vaclav Vytlacil at the Art Students League; drawing classes with Thomas Hart Benton; and extreme poverty of Edwin Dickinson and other Provincetown artists. She recounts meeting Nathan Halper in the 1930s and their marriage following World War II, his becoming an art dealer; and the success of his H.C. and H.C.E. Gallery during the 1950s and 1960s. Halper recalls several Provincetown artists, among them Frederick Waugh, Philip Malicoat, and Hans Hofmann.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Marjorie Windust Halper (1908- 1996) is a painter of Provincetown, Mass. Helen Halper is married to the art dealer Nathan Halper.
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:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire audio recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.halper94
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw926e009d2-5aef-4c19-a04a-fa4c9d3d7858
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halper94
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Philip Cecil Malicoat

Interviewee:
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Extent:
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Aug. 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Philip Malicoat conducted 1965 Aug. 30, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Philip Cecil Malicoat (1908-1981) was a painter from Provincetown, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 5 min.
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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.malico65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw941c68aaa-2d97-410d-9e01-4bc64c411088
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-malico65
Online Media:

Philip Cecil Malicoat letters from Edwin Dickinson

Creator:
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Names:
Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978  Search this
Extent:
200 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1927-1966
Scope and Contents:
200 letters to Malicoat from Edwin Dickinson, 1927-1966.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Provincetown, Massachusetts. Malicoat studied drawing with Edwin Dickinson. Was a member of the Provincetown Art Association.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1968 by Philip Malicoat.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.maliphil
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98c4bb8c8-373d-4680-b691-b28cd5d7ba9b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-maliphil

Josephine and Salvatore Del Deo collection relating to Provincetown artists

Collector:
Del Deo, Josephine Couch  Search this
Del Deo, Salvatore, 1928-  Search this
Names:
Front Street Gallery (Provincetown, Mass.)  Search this
Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center  Search this
Geiger, Caroline  Search this
Hensche, Henry, 1901-  Search this
Knaths, Karl, 1891-1971  Search this
Malicoat, Philip, 1908-1981  Search this
Margo, Boris, 1902-1995  Search this
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Parr, James Wingate, 1923-1969  Search this
Severini, Gino, 1883-1966  Search this
Shackelford, Shelby  Search this
Tworkov, Jack  Search this
Winslow, J. Madaline  Search this
Photographer:
Yater, George, 1910-1993  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Place:
Provincetown (Mass.)
Date:
[ca. 1929-1970]
Scope and Contents:
Material collected or kept by the Del Deo's relating to Provincetown art and artists, including Ross Moffet, Karl Knaths, James Wingate Parr, J. Madaline Winslow, Front Street Gallery, and the Provincetown Fine Arts Center (FAWC).
Material pertaining to painter Ross Moffett includes photographs of his family and its farm in Iowa; photographs of Moffett's paintings and drawings; photographs of Moffett's work taken by George Yater; material pertaining to Moffett's lecture "Three Dimensional Organization in Painting"; translations from a publication by Gino Severini; and drawings of Moffett by Shelby Shackelford.
Knaths material consists of two sketchbooks, one with occassional notes (1929) and one, ca. 1952; the sketches are figure and landscape compositions in Knath's characteristic cubist style. Parr material consists of a small album containing clippings, photographs of work, telegrams, and letters (undated and 1946); Winslow material is a letter to Caroline H. Geiger (1938).
Also found are records of the cooperative Front Street Gallery, in which Sal Del Deo was a member for its one-season existence, including information on the "Freedom Riders Exhibition" to benefit the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); 7 reel-to-reel tape recordings made by Del Deo at the first three sessions of the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center (FAWC), 1968-1970, including lectures or seminars by Jack Tworkov, Henry Hensche, Karl Knaths, Philip Malicoat, Boris Margo, and Ross Moffett.
Biographical / Historical:
Collectors; Provincetown, Mass. Josephine is the author of Figures in a Landscape : the Life and Times of the American Painter, RossMoffett, 1888-1971. Sal (b. 1928) is a painter and former vice-president of the Fine Arts Work Center.
Provenance:
Donated 1996, 1998 and 2000 by Jo & Sal Del Deo. They received the Moffett material Moffett's widow and used by Del Deo in preparation for her biography on Moffett. The Parr album was received from Robert Cummings, an old friend of Parr's, who had received it from Parr's parents. The Knaths sketchbooks were given by his widow, Helen, to the Del Deos. The Winslow letter was given to Josephine Del Deo by Janice Crouch who had a connection with Geiger or her family, either as a relation or a friend.
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:
Reel-to-reel recordings of FAWC lectures and discussions: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Salvatore Del Deo. 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:
Artists -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Massachusetts
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.deldeo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw984642cd0-5ea7-44f3-8805-cd7445c2794d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-deldeo

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