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Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich, 2012 September 25 and October 9

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Beethoven, Ludwig van  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis  Search this
Braque, Georges  Search this
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kelly, Robert  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich  Search this
Lhote, André  Search this
Maggi, Marco  Search this
Martin, Agnes  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo  Search this
Mondrian, Piet  Search this
Pavia, Philip  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William  Search this
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- description and travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- description and travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16067
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338396
AAA_collcode_rabino12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338396
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Raquel Rabinovich

Interviewee:
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Hispanic American Arts Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Station Hill Press  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827  Search this
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986  Search this
Braque, Georges, 1882-1963  Search this
Cézanne, Paul, 1839-1906  Search this
Del Giocondo, Lisa, 1479-  Search this
Denes, Agnes  Search this
Farina, Ernesto, 1912-  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kelly, Robert, 1956-  Search this
Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924  Search this
Lhote, André, 1885-1962  Search this
Maggi, Marco, 1957-  Search this
Martin, Agnes, 1912-2004  Search this
Mondolfo, Rodolfo, 1877-1976  Search this
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944  Search this
Pavia, Philip, 1915-2005  Search this
Perón, Juan Domingo, 1895-1974  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Rockburne, Dorothea  Search this
Schwabsky, Barry  Search this
Stein, Charles, 1944-  Search this
Strauss, David Levi  Search this
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660  Search this
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Zimmer, William, 1946-2007  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
64 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Argentina -- Description and Travel
Denmark -- Copenhagen -- Description and Travel
Egypt -- description and travel
France -- Paris -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
Nepal -- Description and Travel
New York (N.Y.) -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Date:
2012 September 25 and October 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Raquel Rabinovich conducted 2012 September 25 and October 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Rabinovich's home, in Rhinebeck, New York.
Rabinovich speaks of growing up in Argentina; becoming aware of art; reproductions and books; European art; her Jewish heritage; her parents moving to Argentina before World War I; Jewish persecution; her parents' background; living in Cordoba; speaking Spanish and Yiddish growing up; quiet reflections; church; art exposure; traveling and moving to Paris; the influence of Ernesto Farina; Peron's dictatorship and rebellion; attending medical school and the call of art; political activities and spending time in jail; meeting Jose and moving to Scotland; Paris and exposure to artwork; teachings of Andre Lhote; her early works; abstraction; painting; the Mona Lisa; darkness and light; "The Dark is Light Enough"; exposure to literature and poetry; living in Copenhagen; meeting Jorge Luis Borges; the Book of Sand; her siblings; her children and her relationship to them; staying up to date with current events; libraries and a lack of books growing up; meditation; texture and the monochromatic works; interest in Jasper Johns' work; meeting Jasper Johns; living in New York; trip to Machu Picchu and spending the night outdoors; "Cloister, Crossing, Passageway 1.32"; glassworks and transparency; exhibiting artwork; her divorce; Rodolfo Mondolfo; environment and exposure; quiet contemplation; spending time with artwork; commissioned work near High Falls; "River Library"; libraries as places of knowledge; minimalism; the 1980s; her daughter's wedding and her relationship with Jose; stones; traveling to Nepal, Thailand, India, and Egypt; temples; Buddhism; "Chhodrtens"; garbhagrihas; NEA fellowship and residency in Paris; "Thrones for the Gods"; INTAR Gallery; "Gateless Gates"; artifacts; Pabhavikas sculpture; Charles Stein; Linda Weintraub; George Quasha; Station Hill Press; "Enfolded Darkness" and "Light Unworn". Rabinovich also recalls Baron Hughes, Beethoven, Lenin, Diego Velazquez, Andre Lhote, Mondrian, Picasso, Braque, David Levi Straus, Robert Kelly, Cezanne, Philip Pavia, Agnes Martin, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry Schwabsky, Bill Zimmer, Agnes Denes, Louisa Valenzuela, Julia Herzberg, and Marco Maggi.
Biographical / Historical:
Raquel Rabinovich (1929- ) is a painter and sculptor in Rhinebeck, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Political activists  Search this
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Minimal art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Function:
Libraries
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rabino12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rabino12

Gary Hill [videorecording] : sites recited / produced by the Long Beach Museum of Art in collaboration with Gary Hill ; directors, Carole Ann Klonarides, Joseph Leonardi ; text, George Quasha, Charles Stein

Title:
Sites recited
Author:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Klonarides, Carole Ann  Search this
Leonardi, Joe  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Stein, Charles 1944-  Search this
Long Beach Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + catalog (27 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.)
Type:
Videorecordings
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Long Beach
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
video 000907
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835326

Gary Hill : language willing / text by George Quasha

Author:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Boise Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
61 p. : col. ill. ; 18 x 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H63953 Q37g 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720558

Gary Hill, Bruce Nauman : international new media art / Jörg Zutter, editor ; [essays by] George Quasha, Lynne Cooke

Title:
International new media art
Author:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce 1941-  Search this
Zutter, Jörg  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Cooke, Lynne  Search this
National Gallery of Australia  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce 1941-  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.H533 A4 2002b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_780371

Raquel Rabinovich : the dark is the source of light / texts by Linda Weintraub, George Quasha

Title:
Dark is the source of light
Author:
Weintraub, Linda  Search this
Rabinovich, Raquel 1929-  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Subject:
Rabinovich, Raquel 1929-  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Call number:
N40.1.R05 W45 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_622783

Gary Hill / Josée Bélisle ; avec une contribution de George Quasha et Charles Stein

Author:
Bélisle, Josée  Search this
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Quasha, George  Search this
Stein, Charles 1944-  Search this
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal  Search this
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal Direction de l'éducation et de la documentation  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : ill. (some col.); 23 x 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Expositions
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Video art  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6537.H533 A4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_623814

Viewer / text by George Quasha and Charles Stein

Author:
Quasha, George  Search this
Hill, Gary 1951-  Search this
Stein, Charles 1944-  Search this
Barbara Gladstone Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
91 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
C1997
Call number:
N40.1.H63953 Q37 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_687318

An art of limina : Gary Hill's works and writings / George Quasha & Charles Stein ; foreword by Lynne Cooke

Title:
Gary Hill's works and writings
Author:
Quasha, George  Search this
Stein, Charles 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Hill, Gary 1951- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
639 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Video installations (Art)  Search this
Video art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_925432

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