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Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro, 1999 July 30-August 12

Interviewee:
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C., 1946-  Search this
Subject:
White, Minor  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Adams, Ansel  Search this
Tice, George A.  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Strand, Paul  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Szarkowski, John  Search this
Chappell, Walter  Search this
Singer, Robert T.  Search this
Bunnell, Peter C.  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Cosindas, Marie  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry  Search this
Ranney, Edward.  Search this
Scheinbaum, David  Search this
Russek, Janet  Search this
Clergue, Lucien.  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont  Search this
Westin, Bert  Search this
Clift, William  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews.  Search this
Photographers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews.  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11968
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)222723
AAA_collcode_caponi99
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_222723
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro

Interviewee:
Caponigro, Paul, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Names:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970  Search this
Bunnell, Peter C.  Search this
Chappell, Walter, 1925-  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Clergue, Lucien.  Search this
Clift, William  Search this
Cosindas, Marie, 1925-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Ranney, Edward.  Search this
Russek, Janet  Search this
Scheinbaum, David, 1951-  Search this
Singer, Robert T.  Search this
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976  Search this
Szarkowski, John  Search this
Tice, George A.  Search this
Uelsmann, Jerry, 1934-  Search this
Westin, Bert  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Extent:
87 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1999 July 30-August 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paul Caponigro conducted 1999 July 30-August 12, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, at Caponigro's home, in Cushing, Maine.
Caponigro describes his childhood, military career, and travels through the southwest and northern California, his association with Minor White, exhibitions, publications, employment, and marriage to wife Eleanor.
Caponigro discusses the significance of his Stonehenge series of photographs; others' interpretations of his work; further exhibitions; and the role that his family's move to Santa Fe, New Mexico, has played in the evolution of his work.
Further discussion of the photographic scene in Santa Fe and its connection to American modernist photographers such as Paul Strand and Ansel Adams; travels; Guggenheim grant; the 1991 fall from a rocky ledge that was a physical and spiritual watershed in his life; and his new home in Cushing, Maine.
He recalls George Tice, Ansel Adams, Minor White, Bert Westin, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Oliver Gagliani, Beniamino Bufano, Morris Graves, Walter Chappell, Jerry Uelsmann, Carl Chiarenza, William Clift, Marie Cosindas, Peter Bunnell, John Szarkowski, Robert Singer, Beaumont Newhall, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ed Ranney, David Scheinbaum, Janet Russek, Lucien Clergue, and many others.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Caponigro (1932- ) is a photographer and teacher from New England and New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 19 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:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photographers -- Maine -- Cushing -- Interviews.  Search this
Photographers -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.caponi99
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-caponi99

Polished to perfection Japanese cloisonné from the collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry Robert T. Singer ; with additional contributions by Donald K. Gerber and John R. Wilson

Title:
Japanese cloisonné from the collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry
Author:
Singer, Robert T  Search this
Contributor:
Gerber, Donald Keith  Search this
Wilson, John R  Search this
Author:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Sherry, Sueann E Art collections  Search this
Sherry, Sueann E Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
143 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Japan
United States
Date:
2017
Japan
United States
Topic:
Cloisonné  Search this
Cloisonné--Private collections  Search this
ART--Ceramics  Search this
Cloisonne  Search this
Cloisonne--Private collections  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117711

The life of animals in Japanese art / edited by Robert T. Singer, Kawai Masatomo ; with essays by Barbara R. Ambros, Tom Hare, Federico Marcon ; and contributions by Arakawa Masaaki [and 23 others]

Editor:
Singer, Robert T.  Search this
Kawai, Masatomo  Search this
Contributor:
Ambros, Barbara 1968-  Search this
Hare, Thomas Blenman 1952-  Search this
Marcon, Federico 1972-  Search this
Arakawa, Masaaki 1961-  Search this
Author:
Hare, Thomas Blenman 1952- Place for animals in Japanese letters  Search this
Host institution:
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Organizer:
Kokusai Kōryū Kikin  Search this
Publisher:
Princeton University Press  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 323 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Essays
Portraits
Illustrated works
Place:
Japan
Date:
2019
Topic:
Art, Japanese--Themes, motives  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals--Symbolic aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109894

Hirado porcelain of Japan from the Kurtzman Family Collection / Robert T. Singer and Hollis Goodall

Author:
Singer, Robert T  Search this
Goodall-Cristante, Hollis  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Kurzman, Allan Art collections  Search this
Kurzman, Maxine Art collections  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
55 p. : col. ill., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Japan
Hirado-shi
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Hirado porcelain  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Porcelain, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
NK4399.H57 S56 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_890628

Edo, art in Japan 1615-1868 / Robert T. Singer ; with John T. Carpenter ... [et al.]

Title:
Edo
Art in Japan 1615-1868
Author:
Singer, Robert T  Search this
Carpenter, John T  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
480 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
Edo period, 1600-1868
Topic:
Art, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
N7353.5 .S656 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_891529

Munakata Shikō : Japanese master of the modern print = Munakata Shikō ten / [exhibition organized by Munakata Yoshiaki and Robert T. Singer ; catalogue edited by Robert T. Singer and Kakeya Nobuho ; contributors to the catalogue, Kawai Masatomo ... [et al.] ; translated by Maya M. Hara, Ogata Mikako]

Title:
Munakata Shikō : Japanese master of the modern print = 棟方志功展 / [exhibition organized by Munakata Yoshiaki and Robert T. Singer ; catalogue edited by Robert T. Singer and Kakeya Nobuho ; contributors to the catalogue, Kawai Masatomo ... [et al.] ; translated by Maya M. Hara, Ogata Mikako]
Japanese master of the modern print
Munakata Shikō ten
棟方志功展
Munakata Shikō
棟方志功
Author:
Munakata, Shikō 1903-1975  Search this
Munakata, Yoshiaki  Search this
Singer, Robert T  Search this
Kakeya, Nobuho  Search this
Kawai, Masatomo  Search this
Munakata Hangakan  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Munakata, Shikō 1903-1975  Search this
Physical description:
227 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Japan
Date:
2002
Topic:
Printmakers  Search this
Prints, Japanese  Search this
Call number:
NE1325.M8 A4 2002b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_894705

Photography and beyond in Japan : space, time and memory / Robert Stearns ; with a foreword by Toshio Hara ; additional essays by Kohtaro Iizawa and Robert T. Singer

Title:
Space, time and memory
Author:
Stearns, Robert  Search this
Iizawa, Kōtarō 1954-  Search this
Singer, Robert T  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Hara Bijutsukan (Tokyo, Japan)  Search this
Hara Gendai Bijutsukan  Search this
JAC Project  Search this
Physical description:
184 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Japan
Date:
1995
C1995
20th century
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Call number:
TR105 .S78 1995
TR105 .S75 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_497314

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