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Panel discussion on the state of the art world moderated by Vivienne Thaul Wechter for the Today's world radio series

Creator:
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul  Search this
Wechter, Vivienne Thaul  Search this
Subject:
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Krashes, Barbara  Search this
Solomon, Joe  Search this
Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1973 March 11
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11946
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WFUV radio interviews relating to art, 1969-1973
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11946

Oral history interview with Aaron Siskind, 1982 September 28-October 2

Interviewee:
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991  Search this
Siskind, Aaron, 1903-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara  Search this
Subject:
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Solomon, Joe  Search this
Still, Clyfford  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Strand, Paul  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13045
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215646
AAA_collcode_siskin82
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215646
Online Media:

Sd-So

Collection Creator:
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 41
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1967
Scope and Contents:
Forms for the following artists: Seabrooke, Georgette; Seegert, Helen; Sehlmeyer, Caroline; Seibert, Leonard; Seltzer, Leo; Semons, Lillian; Serlin, Louis; Sever, Alfredo; Shack (Schack), William; Shahn, Tillie G.; Shampanier, Abram; Sharp, John; Shearwood, William P.; Sherlock, Genevieve M.; Shiren, Alvin; Shirley, Margot; Shoulberg, Harry; Shulgold, William; Shulman, Morris; Shutz, Viola; Silvay, Van; Silver, N.; Silverman, Gisella; Sklar, Sarah; Skolfield, Raymond; Slifkin, Abraham; Sloan, Howard A.; Small, Gerard; Smith, Inez; Smith, Judson; Snader, Arthus; Snipper, Martin; Soini, William; Soles, William; Solomon, Joe; Soroka, Albert; Sorter, David; South, John; Sovensky, Isidor
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and electronic media with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. The Artists' Questionanaires require permission from each artist before publishing, quoting, or reproducing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Artists' questionnaires: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from the individual artist. The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Francis V. O'Connor papers, 1920-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Francis V. O'Connor papers
Francis V. O'Connor papers / Series 1: NCFA Library / 1.3: GSA Artists' Employment History Records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-oconfran-ref57

Oral history interview with Aaron Siskind

Interviewee:
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Interviewer:
Shikler, Barbara  Search this
Creator:
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Solomon, Joe  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976  Search this
Extent:
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 September 28-October 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Aaron Siskind conducted 1982 September 28-October 2, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Siskind recalls his childhood in New York and his early interest in poetry and later photography. He describes the evolution of his own work, the role of various influences upon his work, and the meanings that can be assigned to his work. He discusses the abstract expressionist elements of his photographs and recalls his involvement with painters, including Mark Rothko. He speaks of photographing Rothko's paintings, and describes Rothko's personality. He recalls Barney Newman, Adolph Gottlieb, Paul Strand, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Joe Solomon, Robert Motherwell, Clyfford Still, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Aaron Siskind (1903-1991) was a photographer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 7 min.
Provenance:
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.
Others interviewed on the project (by various interviewers) include: Sonia Allen, Sally Avery, Ben-Zion, Bernard Braddon, Ernest Briggs, Rhys Caparn, Elaine de Kooning, Herbert Ferber, Esther Gottlieb, Juliette Hays, Sidney Janis, Buffie Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Louis Kaufman, Jack Kufeld, Katharine Kuh, Stanley Kunitz, Joseph Liss, Dorothy Miller, Betty Parsons, Wallace Putnam, Rebecca Reis, Maurice Roth, Sidney Schectman, Joseph Solman, Hedda Sterne, Jack Tworkov, Esteban Vicente and Ed Weinstein. Each has been cataloged separately.
Restrictions:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.siskin82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-siskin82

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