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Oral history interview with Byron Randall, 1964 May 12

Interviewee:
Randall, Byron, 1918-1999  Search this
Randall, Byron, 1918-1999  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-  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
Painters -- California -- Tomales -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12541
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213731
AAA_collcode_randal64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213731

Oral history interview with Karen Carson, 2003 December 4

Interviewee:
Carson, Karen, 1943-  Search this
Carson, Karen, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ayres, Anne, 1936-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Tomales -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12175
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246675
AAA_collcode_carson03
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_246675
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Byron Randall

Creator:
Randall, Byron, 1918-1999  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
32 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Byron Randall conducted on 1964 May 12, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Byron Randall (1918-1999) was a painter from Tomales, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 29 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- California -- Tomales -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.randal64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-randal64

Oral history interview with Karen Carson

Creator:
Carson, Karen, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Ayres, Anne, 1936-  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 December 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Karen Carson conducted 2003 December 4, by Anne Ayres, for the Archives of American Art, in Carson's studio in Venice, California.
Carson discusses her most recent works on paper and fabric; her early "Zipper" pieces; her early 1970s "Bed" series; her background and her parents' support of her art interests; the influence of Norwegian decorative folk art on her work; feminism and feminist art and her exclusion from various large feminist exhibitions of the 1990s; living in New York contrasting with Los Angeles; the evolution of her painting style from the "Tondos" to the more recent use of vinyl banners and light boxes; her teaching philosophy; the difference between regionalism and provincialism; her friendship with writer Dave Hickey; and other topics.
Biographical / Historical:
Karen Carson (1943- ) is a painter from Venice, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- Tomales -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.carson03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-carson03

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