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Oral history interview with Fred Martin, 1980 Aug. 27-Sept. 19

Interviewee:
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Interviewer:
St. John, Terry  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Collagists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12046
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212016
AAA_collcode_martin80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212016

Oral history interview with Fred Martin

Interviewee:
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Interviewer:
St. John, Terry  Search this
Names:
San Francisco Art Institute  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Extent:
202 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Aug. 27-Sept. 19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Fred Martin conducted 1980 Aug. 27-Sept. 19, by Terry St. John, for the Archives of American Art.
Martin speaks of his childhood and early artistic influences; his education at the University of California, Berkeley; his rebellion as a student; studying under Mark Rothko and Clyfford Still; teaching art in elementary and high schools; going to work for the Oakland Art Museum; his lack of an identifiable style and its negative impact on his early career; teaching at and becoming director of the San Francisco Art Institute; leaving there and teaching at the University of California, Berkeley; the influence of abstract expressionism on his work; his work in collage; his travels; the influence of "dynamic symmetry"; the current art market.
Biographical / Historical:
Fred Martin (1927- ) is a painter, teacher, and collagist from Oakland, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hrs., 9 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: Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Collagists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.martin80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw920704751-a0d1-4f44-9b7c-13c08d4dcaf9
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martin80
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jay DeFeo

Interviewee:
DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Gechtoff, Sonia, 1926-2018  Search this
Hopps, Walter  Search this
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Extent:
83 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (sound file (10 min. 21 sec.) Audio excerpt, digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1975 June 3-1976 January 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jay DeFeo conducted 1975 June 3-1976 January 23, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
The interviews took place at DeFeo's home, in Larkspur, California. DeFeo speaks of her family background; the influences of her teachers; her education at the University of California at Berkeley; her friendships with Sam Francis and Fred Martin; working in Italy; jewelry making; the San Francisco arts community in the 1950s; her exhibitions; and her painting, "The Rose". She recalls Bruce Conner, Sonia Gechtoff, and Walter Hopps.
Biographical / Historical:
Jay DeFeo (1929-1989) was a painter and photographer from the San Francisco Bay area, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav file. Duration is 6 hr., 7 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.
Occupation:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.defeo75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9831f9215-11fb-43eb-b927-bc49768ec4fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-defeo75
Online Media:

Fred Martin papers, 1949-1975

Creator:
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Subject:
Anderson, Jeremy  Search this
DeFeo, Jay  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Francis, Sam  Search this
Gechtoff, Sonia  Search this
Hedrick, Wally  Search this
Majdrakoff, Ivan  Search this
Park, David  Search this
Richardson, Sam  Search this
White, Joseph  Search this
Marks, Royal S.  Search this
Haddad, Samuel  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8048
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210219
AAA_collcode_martfred
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210219

Fred Martin papers

Creator:
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Anderson, Jeremy, 1921-1982  Search this
DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993  Search this
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994  Search this
Gechtoff, Sonia, 1926-2018  Search this
Haddad, Samuel, 1937-  Search this
Hedrick, Wally, 1928-2003  Search this
Majdrakoff, Ivan, 1927-  Search this
Marks, Royal S., 1929-  Search this
Park, David, 1911-1960  Search this
Richardson, Sam, 1934-  Search this
White, Joseph, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1949-1975
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Martin and Sam Haddad and Royal Marks of the Royal Marks Gallery, 1964-1972, and with many artists and people involved with the arts; manuscript, business and printed materials; catalogs and announcements; clippings; miscellany; two small works; 20 photographs, 1957-1966, of works by Martin, Jeremy Anderson, Jay Defeo, Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis, Sonia Gechtoff, Wally Hedrick, Ivan Majdrakoff, David Park, Sam Richardson, and Joseph White; and one photograph of Wally Hedrick with a painting.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator, collagist and art educator, San Francisco, Cal. Director of the College of the San Francisco Art Institute. Worked in oil, watercolor, Gouache and pencil.
Provenance:
Donated 1975 by Fred Martin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Collagists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.martfred
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6bbd9c8-74ba-46be-b08e-ce6dd647d7fe
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martfred

Wally Goodman and William Stanton Picher papers

Creator:
Goodman, Wally, 1922-2008  Search this
Picher, William Stanton, d. 1981  Search this
Names:
Butterfield & Butterfield  Search this
Christo, 1935-  Search this
Garver, Thomas H.  Search this
Martin, Fred, 1927-  Search this
Nicholson, Natasha, 1945-  Search this
Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010  Search this
Paris, Harold, 1925-1979  Search this
Pasquini, Philip L.  Search this
Raffael, Joseph, 1933-  Search this
Ramos, Mel, 1935-2018  Search this
Wiley, William T., 1937-2021  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1982
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Wally Goodman and William Stanton Picher measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1940-1982. Included are correspondence, printed material, subject file concerning Christo's "Running Fence" project, business records, art works, notes, and photographs.
Correspondence (1966-1981) concerns Goodman's and Picher's collecting activities and friendships with artists, including letters from Fred Martin, Nathan Oliveira, Joseph Raffael, Mel Ramos, and William T. Wiley and a greeting card decorated with an Oliveira print (1940). The "Running Fence" file contains correspondence, including 2 letters from Christo, summaries of the project, receipts, clippings, and photographs.
Business records include loan requests from museums (1966-1981), bills of sale (1950-1982), insurance and appraisal lists of works and their values (1967-1981), conservation reports (1970-1976), and files concerning the "Mexican Masters Suite", Christo print documentation (1970-1972), and appraisers Butterfield and Butterfield (1979-1981).
Original art work includes rubber stamp designs by Phil Pasquini, a booklet made by Lout Sue, an illustrated booklet by William T. Wiley (1975) and 2 collages by Harold Paris (1976). Among the printed material are reproductions of works collected, clippings (1966-1981), and exhibition catalogs (1967-1981). Photographs are of the wedding of Tom Garver and Natasha Nicholson at Goodman and Picher's home.
Also included are records documenting Goodman's and Picher's Asian Collection, consisting of a few letters (1964-1971), bills of sale (1948-1978), receipts and photographs of works, loan forms (1969-1979), 2 appraisal forms (1971), "non-American" receipts, miscellaneous financial material, and notes (1946-1971), clippings (1969-1979), and photographs and slides of works.
Biographical / Historical:
Wally Goodman (1922-2008) and William Stanton Picher were art collectors in San Francisco, California.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Patrick Duffy and Wally Goodman.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Wally Goodman.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, Asian -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Rubber stamps  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.goodwalt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ded90411-6073-42e5-bd71-f96a9ea46369
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-goodwalt

The art of Fred Martin : a retrospective, 1948-2003

Author:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Oakland Museum of California  Search this
Subject:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Call number:
ND237.M248 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_760017

Painting, drawing and sewing by Jean and Fred Martin, 1981-1984 : [exhibition] / drawings and text by Fred Martin

Author:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Martin, Jean  Search this
Quay Gallery (San Francisco, Calif. : 1979- )  Search this
Subject:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Martin, Jean d. 1983 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
23 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1984
Call number:
N6537.M39 A4 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_636399

Dames : assemblage found objects, Jerry Ross Barrish, January 21, 2002 - June 24, 2002

Title:
Assemblage found objects
Jerry Ross Barrish
Author:
Barrish, Jerry R  Search this
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
South Dakota Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Barrish, Jerry R  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2002
Topic:
Assemblage (Art)  Search this
Call number:
NB237.B3655 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_695023

Northern California art of the sixties : De Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara / by Georgianna M. Lagoria ; with an essay by Fred Martin

Author:
Lagoria, Georgianna M  Search this
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
De Saisset Museum  Search this
Physical description:
56, [1] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California, Northern
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6530.C22C345 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_308116

Fred Martin; paintings, collages, drawings, prints

Author:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Foley, Suzanne  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Martin, Fred 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. illus. 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
C1973]
Call number:
N6537.M39 F64X
N40.1.M367 F6
N40.1.M367F6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_40835

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