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Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Bennington College -- Students  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
California Institute of the Arts -- Students  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Fischl, Eric, 1948-  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983  Search this
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Kappe, Ray, 1927-  Search this
Kienholz, Edward, 1927-  Search this
Knowles, Alison, 1933-  Search this
Mullican, Matt, 1951-  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric, 1939-1998  Search this
Paik, Nam June, 1932-  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio, 1914-  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen, 1944-  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David, 1952-  Search this
Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney, 1925-  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie, 1952-  Search this
Wheeler, Doug, 1939-  Search this
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 12 min.), digital, wav)
132 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Date:
2012 October 18-2013 January 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Barbara Bloom conducted 2012 October-2013 January 31, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Bloom's home and studio, in New York, New York.
Bloom speaks of growing up in Brentwood, California; her first experience with art; her childhood and exposure to creativity; the influence of art and philosophy; going to museums as a kid; living in Monte Factor and then Los Angeles; her creative process, influences, and life as an artist; art mentors and art lessons with Cathy Herman; traveling with her family; her mom being an actress; attending Bennington College in Vermont, the 1960s, the and collage aesthetic; attending CalArt; the changes in art education at the university level; drugs use; Fluxus; John Cage and attending 4'33; living in Europe and specifically Netherlands, Germany, and Holland; books and love of reading; her daughter; the post-studio era; film and meta-movies; making "The Diamond Lane;" images and objects' connection to meanings; The Gaze; undressing the wall; Homage to Jean Seberg, Godard, Berlin; East Germany; being agnostic and Jewish; Venice Biennale; collectors; cycle of shows; MFA programs; The Tip of the Iceberg; surgeries; hospital visit, personal training, and recovery; The Seven Deadly Sins; her father; Tellus Magazine; Judaism; fabrications and drawings; archives; relationship between the artist and the viewer; her husband; 010011.net; recent show; and As It Were, So To Speak. Bloom also recalls Monte and Betty Factor, Ed Kienholz, Ron Kappe, Robbie Robe, Ray Kappe, Matt Mullican, Eric Orr, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Total: digital recordings; Claire Steinman, Rosemarie Trockel, Ash Grove, James Lee Byars, Frances Rey, Sidney Tillim, Norman O. Brown, Paul Cotton, Paul Brock, Buckminster Fuller, John Baldessari, Nam June Paik, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, Serge Tcherepnin, Simone Forte, Charlemagne Palestine, La Monte Young, David Salle, Eric Fischl, Marcel Broodthaers, Susan Sontag, Tim Maul, Caroline Tisdale, Marcel Duchamp, Laura Mulvey, John Berger, Oscar Wilde, Ed Ruscha, Isabella Kacprzak, Octavio Paz, Leo Castelli, Allen Ruppersberg, Jay Gorney, Claudia Gould, Susan Bronstein, Donald Judd, Robert DuGrenier, Pistoletto, Anthony Coleman, Mel Bochner, and Ken Saylor.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Bloom (1951- ) is a photographer, designer, and installation artist in New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is an artist and professor in New York, New York.
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.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.bloom12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bloom12

Oral history interview with Barbara Bloom, 2012 October 18-2013 January 31

Interviewee:
Bloom, Barbara, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Baldessari, John  Search this
Berger, John  Search this
Brock, Paul  Search this
Broodthaers, Marcel  Search this
Byars, James Lee  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Cotton, Paul  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Fischl, Eric  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gorney, Jay  Search this
Gould, Claudia, (Art museum curator)  Search this
Higgins, Dick  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
Knowles, Alison  Search this
Kappe, Ray  Search this
Kienholz, Edward  Search this
Mullican, Matt  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Orr, Eric  Search this
Paik, Nam June  Search this
Palestine, Charlemagne  Search this
Paz, Octavio  Search this
Ruppersberg, Allen  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Sontag, Susan  Search this
Tcherepnin, Serge  Search this
Tillim, Sidney  Search this
Trockel, Rosemarie  Search this
Wheeler, Doug  Search this
Wilde, Oscar  Search this
Young, La Monte  Search this
Bennington College  Search this
California Institute of the Arts  Search this
Biennale di Venezia  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Germany (East) -- Description and travel
Holland -- description and travel
Netherlands -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Fluxus (Group of artists)  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16106
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)362118
AAA_collcode_bloom12
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_362118
Online Media:

Xala, Ousmane Sembene 1976 : the carapace that failed / Laura Mulvey

Author:
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007 Xala  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1994
1991
Topic:
Motion pictures, Senegalese--Plots, themes, etc  Search this
Call number:
JV51 .C73 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1085210

Jimmie Durham / Dirk Snauwaert, Laura Mulvey, Mark Alice Durant, Kate Nesin

Author:
Snauwaert, Dirk  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Durant, Mark Alice  Search this
Nesin, Kate  Search this
Author:
Durham, Jimmie Works Selections  Search this
Subject:
Durham, Jimmie Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
238 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1072576

Sutapa Biswas

Title:
Birdsong
Author:
Biswas, Sutapa  Search this
Pollock, Griselda  Search this
Brett, Guy  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Baucom, Ian 1967-  Search this
Roth, Moira  Search this
Institute of International Visual Arts  Search this
Angel Row Gallery  Search this
Harewood House  Search this
Leeds (England) City Art Gallery  Search this
Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Biswas, Sutapa  Search this
Biswas, Sutapa Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Place:
Southwark Park (London, England)
Date:
2004
C2004
Call number:
N7310 .B573 A4 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_866218

Cindy Sherman / Régis Durand, Jean-Pierre Criqui, Laura Mulvey

Author:
Sherman, Cindy  Search this
Durand, Régis  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Criqui, Jean-Pierre  Search this
Musée du jeu de paume (France)  Search this
Kunsthaus Bregenz  Search this
Louisiana (Museum : Humlebæk, Denmark)  Search this
Martin-Gropius-Bau (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Sherman, Cindy  Search this
Physical description:
319 p. : ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .S468 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798141

Jimmie Durham / Laura Mulvey, Dirk Snauwaert, Mark Alice Durant

Author:
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Durham, Jimmie  Search this
Snauwaert, Dirk  Search this
Durant, Mark Alice  Search this
Subject:
Durham, Jimmie Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525759

Visual and other pleasures / Laura Mulvey

Author:
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 201 p., [12] p. of plates ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Women in motion pictures  Search this
Motion pictures--Political aspects  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_463599

Xala, Ousmane Sembene 1976 : the carapace that failed

Author:
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007 Xala  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Date:
1991
Topic:
Filmmakers  Search this
Call number:
NX1 .T445
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_494034

Mark Lewis / [edited by Mónica Portillo, Clément Minighetti]

Title:
Arrêt sur image
Author:
Lewis, Mark 1957-  Search this
Portillo, Mónica  Search this
Minighetti, Clément  Search this
Mulvey, Laura  Search this
Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean  Search this
Subject:
Lewis, Mark 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
103 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Experimental films  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_937635

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