French drawings from European collections : the former Armand Gobiet collection : [exhibition] Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, November 11-December 22, 1979, Rutgers University Art Gallery, January 19-March 2, 1980, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, April 13-May 25, 1980 / preface by Marcel Roethlisberger ; entry inf...
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95 Pages (Transcript)
1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William C. Palmer conducted 1980 Aug. 5-1981 Aug. 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Palmer speaks of his training at the Art Students League during the 1920s; his study of fresco painting in France; his exhibitions at Midtown Galleries since 1932; his WPA murals in New York City and Washington, D.C.; and his directorship of the School of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, N.Y. He also discusses his painting style.
Biographical / Historical:
William C. Palmer (1906-1987) was a painter, mural painter, and educator from Iowa and New York.
Originally recorded 2 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 57 min.
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.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, List Visual Arts Center
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Museum of Art
Museé d'art et d'histoire du Judiasme
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Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by The Jacques and Yulla Lipchitz Foundation, Inc.