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Oral history interview with Elaine Sturtevant, 2007 July 25-26

Interviewee:
Sturtevant, Elaine, 1930-  Search this
Sturtevant, Elaine, 1930-  Search this
Interviewer:
Hainley, Bruce  Search this
Subject:
Deleuze, Gilles  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Foucault, Michel  Search this
Givaudan, Claude  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Kiefer, Anselm  Search this
Kittleman, Udo  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph.  Search this
Maenz, Paul  Search this
Obrist, Hans Ulrich  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Reynolds, Anthony  Search this
Ropac, Thaddäus J.  Search this
Ruf, Beatrix  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Anthony Reynolds Gallery  Search this
Bianchini Gallery  Search this
Galerie J  Search this
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Salzburg, Austria)  Search this
Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Video art  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13622
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)271790
AAA_collcode_sturte07
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_271790

Oral history interview with Elaine Sturtevant

Interviewee:
Sturtevant, Elaine  Search this
Interviewer:
Hainley, Bruce  Search this
Lobel, Michael  Search this
Names:
Anthony Reynolds Gallery  Search this
Bianchini Gallery  Search this
Galerie J  Search this
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Salzburg, Austria)  Search this
Museum für Moderne Kunst (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)  Search this
Deleuze, Gilles, 1925-1995  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984  Search this
Givaudan, Claude  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kiefer, Anselm, 1945-  Search this
Kittleman, Udo  Search this
Kosuth, Joseph.  Search this
Maenz, Paul  Search this
Obrist, Hans Ulrich  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Reynolds, Anthony  Search this
Ropac, Thaddäus J.  Search this
Ruf, Beatrix  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Extent:
71 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2007 July 25-26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Elaine Sturtevant conducted 2007 July 25-26, by Bruce Hainley and Michael Lobel, for the Archives of American Art, at the Archives of American Art, in New York, New York.
Sturtevant speaks of her exhibitions, Raw Power at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris 2007; Cold Fear at the Anthony Reynolds Gallery in London, 2006; Brutal Truth at the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany, 2004; America America at Galerie J in Paris in 1966; Sturtevant at the Bianchini Gallery in New York in 1965; and others. She also talks about her work Hate Kill Falsity, 2006; the process of installing shows to present a totality of work instead of individual pieces; the concept of "copy" and its misattributions in her art; her interest in opening minds and engendering thinking; her master's degree in language and interest in the writings of Gilles Deleuze and Michel Foucault; possessing confidence in her work to continue creating amidst years of misunderstanding and criticism; Abstract Expressionism and Pop art as catalysts in developing the philosophical concept of her work; frustration at being asked personal questions about the artists she was associated with; the reception of her art in Europe; using video as a medium to articulate visibility; and welcoming different interpretations of her work. Sturtevant also recalls Thaddaeus Ropac, Anthony Reynolds, Udo Kittelmann, Anselm Kiefer, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf, Claude Givaudan, Claes Oldenburg; Marcel Duchamp, Paul Maenz, Joseph Kosuth, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Elaine Sturtevant (1924-2014) was a multi-media artist in Paris, France and New York, N.Y. Bruce Hainley is a writer from Los Angeles, California. Michael Lobel is an art historian from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 3 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.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Video art  Search this
Multimedia (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.sturte07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sturte07

Aspekte deutscher Kunst : 1964-1994 : eine Ausstellung der Salzburger Festspiele und der Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Paris, 1994 / herausgegeben von Thaddaeus Ropac = German art : an exhibition of the Salzburg Festival and the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Paris 1994 / edited by Thaddaeus Ropac

Title:
German art
Author:
Ropac, Thaddäus J  Search this
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Salzburg, Austria)  Search this
Salzburger Festspiele (1994)  Search this
Physical description:
288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Art, German  Search this
Call number:
N6868 .A783 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655364

The Muse? : transforming the image of woman in contemporary art : an exhibition of the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac and the Salzburg Festival 1995 / edited by Thaddaeus Ropac

Author:
Ropac, Thaddäus J  Search this
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Salzburg, Austria)  Search this
Salzburger Festspiele (1995)  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
C1995
20th century
Topic:
Women in art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N7630 .M87 1995a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_656983

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