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Oral history interview with Susan Rothenberg

Interviewee:
Rothenberg, Susan, 1945-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Nadelman, Cynthia  Search this
Names:
Graves, Nancy Stevenson, 1940-1995  Search this
Johnson, Miani Guthrie, 1948-  Search this
Jonas, Joan, 1936-  Search this
Saret, Alan, 1944-  Search this
Trakas, George, 1944-  Search this
Extent:
126 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1987 May 22-June 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Susan Rothenberg conducted 1987 May 22-1987 June 2, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.
Rothenberg speaks of her early life; her art training, starting out as a sculpture student in college; her arrival in New York, the art scene there in the 1960s and the 1970s; experimental painting techniques; the development of her "Horses" and "Mondrian" series. She recalls Joan Jonas, Alan Saret, George Trakas, Nancy Graves, and Miani Johnson.
Biographical / Historical:
Susan Rothenberg (1945-2020) was a figurative painter in New York, N.Y. and Galisteo, N.M.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 10 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rothen87
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothen87

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