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Oral history interview with Martha Mayer Erlebacher

Interviewee:
Erlebacher, Martha Mayer  Search this
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.  Search this
Names:
Pratt Institute  Search this
Erlebacher, Walter, 1933-1991  Search this
Paglia, Camille, 1947-  Search this
Schoelkopf, Robert J., 1927-1991  Search this
Extent:
155 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1990 December 7-1991 January 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Martha Mayer Erlebacher conducted 1990 December 7-1991 January 12, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Erlebacher discusses her family background and education including her studies at Pratt Institute in Industrial Design, meeting future husband Walter Erlebacher; working for the design firm Arthur Wagner Associates; receiving her advanced degree from Pratt; her early optical paintings and the gradual introduction of the figure; studying and teaching herself anatomy along with Walter Erlebacher in the mid 1960s; a 1966 Yaddo fellowship; moving to Philadelphia and her first one person show there in 1966; showing with Robert Schoelkopf; the development of themes and use of mythology in her art; interest in Renaissance painters; Camille Paglia's "Sexual Personae"; and portrait commissions and models.
Biographical / Historical:
Martha Mayer Erlebacher (1937- ) is a painter from Philadelphia, Pensylvania. Wife of sculptor Walter Erlebacher.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 41 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Women painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Figurative painting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.erleba90
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-erleba90

Sexual personae : art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson / Camille Paglia

Author:
Paglia, Camille 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 718 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
1990
19th century
Topic:
Literature, Modern--History and criticism  Search this
Decadence (Literary movement)  Search this
Paganism in literature  Search this
Sex in literature  Search this
Paganism in art  Search this
Romanticism  Search this
Sex in art  Search this
Arts  Search this
Call number:
PN751 .P34 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645927

Sexual personae. Art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson / Camille Paglia

Author:
Paglia, Camille 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 718 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
C1990
19th century
Topic:
Literature, Modern--History and criticism  Search this
Romanticism  Search this
Paganism in literature  Search this
Sex in literature  Search this
Decadence (Literary movement)  Search this
Decadence in literature  Search this
Arts  Search this
Paganism in art  Search this
Sex in art  Search this
Call number:
PN751.P34 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_405072

Sex, art, and American culture : essays / Camille Paglia

Author:
Paglia, Camille 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 337 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
1992
20th century
Topic:
Popular culture--History  Search this
Call number:
E169.12.P33 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_442572

Vamps & tramps : new essays / Camille Paglia

Author:
Paglia, Camille 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 532 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Popular culture--History  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
E169.12 .P334 1994X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_471747

Glittering images : a journey through art from Egypt to Star Wars / Camille Paglia

Author:
Paglia, Camille 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 202 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2013
21st century
Topic:
Art--History  Search this
Art and society--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1022599

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