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Oral history interview with Rudy Pozzatti, 1977 June 29-1978 Jan. 11

Interviewee:
Pozzatti, Rudy O., 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13188
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213077
AAA_collcode_pozzat77
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213077

Rudy Pozzatti papers, 1951-1982

Creator:
Pozzatti, Rudy O., 1925-  Search this
Subject:
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Harak, Rudolph de  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Place:
Soviet Union -- description and travel
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8947
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211134
AAA_collcode_pozzrudy
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211134

Rudy Pozzatti papers

Creator:
Pozzatti, Rudy, 1925-  Search this
Names:
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984  Search this
Harak, Rudolph de  Search this
Extent:
1.3 Linear feet ((partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Place:
Soviet Union -- description and travel
Date:
1951-1982
Scope and Contents:
Letters, a calendar and essay, sketchbooks (1957-1964), photographs (1963), printed material (1951-1982), 3 audio tapes, and a reel of motion picture film document the life and career of Rudy Pozzatti.
Reel 1618: Six annotated sketchbooks contain designs for the Lincoln, Neb., mural competition (1957), sketches and diary accounts of a trip to Russia (1961), sketches from a trip to Genoa and Rome, Italy, including work on a Japanese folding book (1963-1964), and annotated sketches from a Tamarind workshop (1963).
Unfilmed: Biographical material consists of 2 biographical sketches and a resume. Twenty letters (1952-1980) primarily concern Pozzatti's nomination as distinguished professor at Indiana University (1972). Notes and writings consist of a makeshift calendar designed by Pozzatti and Jimmy Ernst in Russia in 1961 and a 3-page essay "Homage to Rudy Pozzatti" by Elmer Schooley. One photograph shows Pozzatti as a member of the Pennell Selection Committee at the Library of Congress with Fritz Eichenberg. Another photograph shows the Arts Festival Committee examining Pozzatti's woodcut "Enchanted Flute" for the permanent collection of the University of Maine.
Unfilmed: Printed material includes clippings (1952-1986), exhibition announcements and catalogs (1951-1986), and lecture and workshop brochures (1963-1978). Three reel-to-reel audio tapes contain interviews with Pozzatti, including one with Rudolph de Harak conducted by Roger Gafke (1974), and one of a visiting artists discussion conducted by the University of Missouri (1974). A reel of 16 mm motion picture film records an interview with Pozzatti at the Fort Wayne Art Institute (1974).
Biographical / Historical:
Printmaker, painter, art instructor; Bloomington, Ind. Born in Telluride, Colo., Pozzatti received degrees from the University of Colorado in 1948 and 1950, and studied under Emilio Amero, Max Beckmann, and Ben Shahn. He taught printmaking at Indiana University from 1956-1972.
Provenance:
Material on reel 1618 lent for microfilming 1979; unmicrofilmed material donated 1980 and 1986 all by Rudy Pozzatti.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Indiana  Search this
Printmakers -- Indiana  Search this
Function:
Art festivals
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.pozzrudy
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9504361c9-3fd7-40a8-974e-197e745429aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pozzrudy

Oral history interview with Rudy Pozzatti

Interviewee:
Pozzatti, Rudy, 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis  Search this
Extent:
53 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1977 June 29-1978 Jan. 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Rudy Pozzatti conducted 1977 June 29-1978 Jan. 11, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Rudy Pozzatti (1925- ) is a printmaker and painter of Bloomington, Ind.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 42 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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pozzat77
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f092090b-bc0f-4318-84eb-cc5bd386180a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pozzat77
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