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Sol Wilson papers, 1919-1975

Creator:
Wilson, Sol, 1896-1974  Search this
Subject:
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Burliuk, David  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Babcock Galleries  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9380
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211577
AAA_collcode_wilssol
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211577

Judson Smith papers, 1887-1975

Creator:
Smith, Judson Dejonge, 1880-1962  Search this
Subject:
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Gies, Joseph  Search this
Knight, Frederic C.  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
McFee, Henry Lee  Search this
Montminy, Pierre  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Rosen, Charles  Search this
Tomlin, Bradley Walker  Search this
Wheelock, Warren  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Carlson, John F.  Search this
Colman, Anne  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew  Search this
Diebenkorn, Richard  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine  Search this
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8661
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210841
AAA_collcode_smitjuds
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210841

Oral history interview with Mordi Gassner

Interviewee:
Gassner, Mordi, 1899-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Pennington, Estill Curtis  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (sound files Sound recording, digital, wav file)
24 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 Apr. 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Mordi Gassner conducted 1982 Apr. 16, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.
Gassner speaks of growing up in Brooklyn, NY; attending Parsons Design School (then called New York School of Fine and Applied Art); opening a studio and designing signs for the Strand Theater; walking from El Paso, Texas to Phoenix to improve his eye condition; beginning work in Hollywood and working on set designs for Douglas Fairbanks and Cecille DeMille; moving back to New York to teach art in a Big Brother program; creating his mural, Mural Monument to Modern Culture; receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship and spending two years in Florence before returning to New York during the Depression; being invited to work back in Hollywood for Disney Studios and with Ernest Schoedsack only to have the films cancel production; his one-man show at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; his involvement with the Artists' Union and the American Artists' Congress; creating Op art during World War I, and later designing visual aids for the armed services during World War II; becoming the art director of ABC [American Broadcasting Corporation]; working later at the Metropolitan Opera as a scenic painter; moving to Drakes Branch, Virginia after his retirement.
Biographical / Historical:
Mordi Gassner (1899-1995) was a muralist, designer, educator of New York, N.Y. and Drake's Branch, Va.
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:
Art teachers -- Virginia -- Drake's Branch -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Designers -- Virginia -- Drake's Branch -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Virginia -- Drake's Branch -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gassne82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gassne82

Oral history interview with Ray Strong, 1993 September 14

Interviewee:
Strong, Ray Stanford, 1905-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Dixon, Maynard  Search this
Swinnerton, Jimmy  Search this
Van Sloun, Frank J.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11668
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215458
AAA_collcode_strong93
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215458
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Abraham Rattner, 1968 May-June

Interviewee:
Rattner, Abraham, 1893-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
Roberts, Colette Jacqueline, 1910-1971  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215748
AAA_collcode_rattne68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215748

Oral history interview with John Spencer, 1994 September 1

Interviewee:
Spencer, John, 1911-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Subject:
Cornwell, Dean  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Topic:
Art, American -- California, Southern  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11771
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215798
AAA_collcode_spence94
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215798
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jirayr Zorthian, 1997 January 28-July 9

Interviewee:
Zorthian, Jirayr, 1912-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12635
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216033
AAA_collcode_zorthi97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216033
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Michael Spafford and Elizabeth Sandvig, 1992 September 2-4

Interviewee:
Spafford, Michael, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Washington (State)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12402
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216423
AAA_collcode_spaffo92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216423
Online Media:

Oral history interview with John Valadez, 1996 November 25-1997 May 12

Interviewee:
Valadez, John, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rangel, Jeffrey J.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13565
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216424
AAA_collcode_valade96
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216424

Oral history interview with Milford Zornes, 1999 July 18-September 5

Interviewee:
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008  Search this
Interviewer:
Anderson, Susan M. (Susan Mary)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12820
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)222975
AAA_collcode_zornes99
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_222975
Online Media:

Oral history interview with David Novros, 2008 Oct. 22-27

Interviewee:
Novros, David, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brennan, Michael, 1965-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15634
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)281973
AAA_collcode_novros08
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_281973
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1992 Apr. 15

Interviewee:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen  Search this
Subject:
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art and war  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12170
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216469
AAA_collcode_kadish92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216469
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1964 Oct. 22

Interviewee:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12286
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216470
AAA_collcode_kadish64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216470
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27

Interviewee:
Hamlin, Edith, 1902-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Cravath, Dorothy, 1901-1974  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12280
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215779
AAA_collcode_hamlin64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215779

Oral history interview with Campbell Grant, 1965 June 4

Interviewee:
Grant, Campbell, 1909-  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11746
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216473
AAA_collcode_grant65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216473

Oral history interview with Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg, 1965 Mar. 17

Interviewee:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- California  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13018
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216590
AAA_collcode_feitel65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216590
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Herman Cherry, 1989 May 8-1992 March 19

Interviewee:
Cherry, Herman, 1909-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Tully, Judd  Search this
Subject:
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11623
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215551
AAA_collcode_cherry89
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215551

Oral history interview with Barbara Carrasco, 1999 April 13-26

Interviewee:
Carrasco, Barbara, 1955-  Search this
Interviewer:
Rangel, Jeffrey J.  Search this
Subject:
Almaraz, Carlos  Search this
Chavez, Cesar  Search this
Gamboa, Harry  Search this
Lomas Garza, Carmen  Search this
Valadez, John  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
University of California, San Francisco. School of Fine Arts  Search this
Asco (Group of artists)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Hispanic American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Mexican American artists -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American women artists -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5447
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216606
AAA_collcode_carras99
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216606
Online Media:

Oral history interview with RYAN! Feddersen

Interviewee:
Feddersen, RYAN!, 1984-  Search this
Interviewer:
Evans, Lara  Search this
Names:
Pandemic Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((21 min.), digital, mp4)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
2020 September 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview with RYAN! Feddersen conducted 2020 September 10, by Lara Evans, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Feddersen's home in Tacoma, Washington.
Biographical / Historical:
RYAN! Feddersen (1984 -) is a site-specific installation artist and muralist in Tacoma, Washington. Feddersen is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation from the Okanogan and Arrow Lakes bands. She uses traditional plateau storytelling to interrogate official histories. Workflow
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 interview is open for research.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- Washington (State) -- Tacoma  Search this
Installation artists -- Washington (State) -- Tacoma  Search this
Topic:
Pandemics  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Native American artists  Search this
Black Lives Matter movement  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease) and the arts  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Economic aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.fedder20
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedder20
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Tom Van Sant

Interviewee:
Van Sant, Tom  Search this
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo  Search this
Extent:
50 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2008 August 14-September 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Tom Van Sant conducted 2008 August 14 and 2008 September 10, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art at Van Sant's home and studio, in Santa Monica, California.
Biographical / Historical:
Tom Van Sant (1931- ) is a painter, sculptor, and muralist living and working in Santa Monica, California. He was educated and taught at Otis College of Art and Design and is the founder of The GeoSphere Project.
General:
Originally recorded as 7 wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 57 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:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- California  Search this
Sculptors -- California  Search this
Painters -- California  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.vansan08
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-vansan08

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