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Danny Kaye

Artist:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Danny Kaye, 18 Jan 1913 - 3 Mar 1987  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 29.7 x 25.8 cm (11 11/16 x 10 3/16")
Sheet: 35.3 x 27.8 cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1949
Topic:
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Equipment\Ladder  Search this
Danny Kaye: Male  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Popular  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Entertainer  Search this
Danny Kaye: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Danny Kaye: Oscar  Search this
Danny Kaye: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Arnold Newman
Object number:
NPG.91.89.66
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Arnold Newman
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a202a442-b67c-4603-89f9-7054ad204400
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.89.66
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Marlene Dietrich

Artist:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Marlene Dietrich, 27 Dec 1901 - 6 May 1992  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 30.5cm x 23.8 cm (12" x 9 3/8")
Sheet: 35.4cm x 27.7 cm (13 15/16" x 10 7/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1945
Topic:
Architecture\Window  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Interior\Domestic  Search this
Home Furnishings\Mirror  Search this
Marlene Dietrich: Female  Search this
Marlene Dietrich: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Marlene Dietrich: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Marlene Dietrich: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
Marlene Dietrich: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Arnold Newman
Object number:
NPG.91.89.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Arnold Newman
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4974d8935-68c8-496e-976a-b0d94c5d5209
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.89.67
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Arthur Miller

Artist:
Arnold A. Newman, 3 Mar 1918 - 6 Jun 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Arthur Miller, 17 Oct 1915 - 10 Feb 2005  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 32.1 x 23.1cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/8")
Sheet: 35.2 x 27.8cm (13 7/8 x 10 15/16")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1946
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Piano  Search this
Architecture\Doorway  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical  Search this
Equipment\Rope  Search this
Arthur Miller: Male  Search this
Arthur Miller: Literature\Writer  Search this
Arthur Miller: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Arthur Miller: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Arthur Miller: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Arthur Miller: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.89.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Arnold Newman
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43a57c482-c855-4d71-91ac-a3004436ea37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.89.8
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Playbill for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Edited by:
Judy Samuelson  Search this
Subject of:
Anna Deavere Smith, American, born 1950  Search this
George Costello Wolfe, American, born 1954  Search this
Cort Theatre, American, founded 1912  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 3/8 × 5 7/16 × 1/8 in. (21.2 × 13.8 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 8 3/8 × 10 11/16 × 3/4 in. (21.2 × 27.1 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Justice  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57f7188d5-f979-4816-b77a-88a67a066e71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.12
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Revealing Ancestral Central America , Part 2

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-09-12T19:02:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_SfV5TX0ZGxI

Revealing Ancestral Central America, Part 3

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-09-13T08:59:13.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_dLSkMuIeKgY

Revealing Ancestral Central America, Part 1

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-09-12T19:02:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_v1V09SXynCU

Revealing Ancestral Central America, Part 4

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-09-12T19:02:44.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_wNbERLsezuI

John, Edwin & Junius Booth

Artist:
Jeremiah Gurney, 12 Oct 1812 - 21 Apr 1895  Search this
Sitter:
John Wilkes Booth, 26 Aug 1838 - 26 Apr 1865  Search this
Edwin Thomas Booth, 13 Nov 1833 - 7 Jun 1893  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth, 22 Dec 1821 - 16 Sep 1883  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 20 × 14.4 cm (7 7/8 × 5 11/16")
Mount: 26.4 × 19.8 cm (10 3/8 × 7 13/16")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
November 1864
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Toga  Search this
John Wilkes Booth: Male  Search this
John Wilkes Booth: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Wilkes Booth: Law and Law Enforcement\Criminal\Assassin  Search this
Edwin Thomas Booth: Male  Search this
Edwin Thomas Booth: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Edwin Thomas Booth: Performing Arts\Theater Manager  Search this
Edwin Thomas Booth: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth: Male  Search this
Junius Brutus Booth: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.163
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b968df1c-569e-4b79-92e1-2fb9d7f327bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.163

"Bill Bojangles" Robinson and Carl Van Vechten

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson, 26 May 1878 - 25 Nov 1949  Search this
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.7 × 13.8 cm (3 7/16 × 5 7/16")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Personal Attribute\Teeth  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Male  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Music  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Humanities and Social Sciences\Critic\Theater  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Male  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Luther "Bill Bojangles" Robinson: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Tap  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.149
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Carl Van Vechten Trust
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c64561ff-26ba-471b-894b-85cefe58473d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.149
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Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson, 1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23

Interviewee:
Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006  Search this
Johnson, Buffie, 1912-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Putzel, Howard  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Smith, Tony  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211993
AAA_collcode_johnso77
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211993

Oral history interview with Buffie Johnson

Interviewee:
Johnson, Buffie  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
140 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Buffie Johnson conducted 1977 Nov. 22-1978 Jan. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Johnson speaks of her childhood in New York City and Ducksbury, Mass.; her early encouragement in art; life in Paris and the European scene before World War II. She discusses gettting established as a painter, selling her early work, the change in her painting toward abstraction, her friendship with gallery owner Howard Putzel, painting a mural for a movie theater, her inspirations for painting and her interest in the women's movement. She recalls Tony Smith, Hans Hofmann, Stanley William Hayter, Mark Rothko, and Jackson Pollock.
Biographical / Historical:
Buffie Johnson (1912-2006) was a painter and muralist from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Abstract -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.johnso77
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-johnso77
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Oral history interview with Maurine Hiatt Roberts, 1984 August 29-31

Interviewee:
Roberts, Maurine Hiatt, 1897 or 8-1986  Search this
Roberts, Maurine Hiatt, 1897 or 8-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Shores, Kenneth, 1928-  Search this
Subject:
Contemporary Crafts Gallery (Portland, Or.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Handicraft -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Artisans -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12926
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212446
AAA_collcode_robert84
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212446
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Oral history interview with Joyce J. Scott, 2009 July 22

Interviewee:
Scott, Joyce J. (Joyce Jane), 1948-  Search this
Scott, Joyce J. (Joyce Jane), 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silberman, Robert B. (Robert Bruce),, 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Performance artists -- Maryland -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Maryland -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15711
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)283571
AAA_collcode_scott09
Theme:
Women
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_283571
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Olive Rush papers, 1879-1967

Creator:
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Rush, Olive, 1873-1966  Search this
Subject:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Diaries
Photographs
Topic:
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
American Indians in art  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Muralists -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Illustrators -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9223
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211418
AAA_collcode_rusholiv
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211418
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Cassatt, Robert and Minnie

Collection Creator:
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909-1914
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
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:
Mary Cassatt letters, 1882-1926. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Mary Cassatt letters
Mary Cassatt letters / Series 1: Mary Cassatt Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cassmarl-ref25
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Augustin Daly's Stock Company

Artist:
Napoleon Sarony, 9 Mar 1821 - 9 Nov 1896  Search this
Sitter:
John Augustin Daly, 20 Jul 1838 - 7 Jun 1899  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 9.3 × 16.2 cm (3 11/16 × 6 3/8")
Mount: 10.8 × 16.5 cm (4 1/4 × 6 1/2")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1884
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material  Search this
Home Furnishings\Lighting Devices\Lamp  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
John Augustin Daly: Male  Search this
John Augustin Daly: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
John Augustin Daly: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.67
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4559f3484-27f4-46c3-9530-83f5a2ea8405
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.67

Anna Held and Florenz Ziegfeld

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Anna Held, 03 Mar 1877 - 12 Aug 1918  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld, 21 Mar 1867 - 22 Jul 1932  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 19.8 × 24.6 cm (7 13/16 × 9 11/16")
Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1900
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace\Pearl  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Flowers  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Container\Vase  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Home Furnishings\Dishes\Plate  Search this
Home Furnishings\Flatware  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Autograph  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Anna Held: Female  Search this
Anna Held: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Anna Held: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Male  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Performing Arts\Producer\Impresario  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.102
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c8628439-298e-49e9-b84f-f8b9d5f1abfd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.102

Oral history interview with Joyce J. Scott

Interviewee:
Scott, Joyce, 1948-  Search this
Interviewer:
Silberman, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 1950-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 July 22
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joyce J. Scott conducted 2009 July 22, by Robert Silberman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Scott's home and studio, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Scott talks about her childhood in Baltimore; childhood visits to the Baltimore Museum of Art and Walters Art Gallery; her parents' lives growing up in the segregated South; her artist mother, who was her first bead-teacher; craft traditions in her family, including pottery and quilting; quilting as storytelling, "diaries" for preliterate people; improvisational craft; Three Generation Quilt; Fifty .; undergraduate studies at Maryland Institute College of Art; travels after graduation in Mexico, Central , and South America; graduate studies in craft in Mexico; decision at age 23 to become a studio artist, and partnership with her mother; theater work with Robert Sherman and in New York and in Baltimore; theater work with Kay Lawal in Thunder Thigh Revue; studies at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, where she learned traditional Navajo weaving, and learned the peyote stitch for beadwork, a seminal technique for her career; her book Fearless Beadwork: Improvisational Peyote Stitch: handwriting & drawings from hell. Rochester, NY: Visual Studies Workshop, 1994; working in different mediums; What You Mean Jungle Music? [1988]; working for recognition of beadwork as a sculptural medium; politics, social commentary, and humor in her work; series Day after Rape; her working processes; Rodney King's Head Was Squashed Like a Watermelon; working in monoprints; working in glass (flameworking, lampworking), including at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Tacoma [WA] Museum of Glass, UrbanGlass, New York, NY, Haystack Mountain; retrospective exhibition, "Joyce Scott Kickin' It With the Old Masters" at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 2000; series Africa in Unexpected Places; installation work, including in "Images Concealed," San Francisco, 1995, and Believe I've Been Sanctified, Charleston, SC, 1991; small-scale work; influence of her upbringing in the Pentecostal church; Buddha Gives Basketball to the Ghetto [1991] and the importance of spirituality in her work; travels in South America, Africa, and Europe; the complementarity of performance/theater work and visual art; performance pieces: Generic Interference, Genetic Engineering, Virtual Reality, and Walk a Mile in My Drawers; Lips mosaic at Reagan National Airport, Washington, D.C.; teaching workshops at Haystack, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, the Oregon School of Arts and Craft, Portland; artist-in-residency at Pilchuck; gallery affiliations, and usefulness of the gallery system, which allows her to work as a studio artist; the importance of galleries as a free venue open to ordinary people; luxuriating in beauty. She recalls Betty Woodman, Dr. Leslie King-Hammond, Lowery Sims, Fritz Dreisbach, Anthony Corradetti, Antony Gormley, Ann Hamilton, David Hammons, Mary Jane Jacob, Cesar Pelli, Susan Cummins, and Helen Drutt English.
Biographical / Historical:
Joyce J. Scott (1948- ) is a visual and performance artist and educator who lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 11 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.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Performance artists -- Maryland -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Maryland -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.scott09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-scott09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Maurine Hiatt Roberts

Interviewee:
Roberts, Maurine Hiatt, 1897 or 1898-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shores, Kenneth, 1928-  Search this
Names:
Contemporary Crafts Gallery (Portland, Or.)  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1984 August 29-31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Maurine Hiatt Roberts conducted 1984 August 29-31, by Ken Shores, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project, at the artist's home, in Portland, Or.
Roberts speaks of her background; her childhood in Kansas; her early influences and interests including theater design and costumes; her education; the founding of the Contemporary Crafts Gallery; the influence of Lydia Herrick Hodge; the Northwest art community; various exhibits and workshops she participated in; her dedication to education and promotion of art and craft; and teaching weaving and other activities.
Biographical / Historical:
Maurine Hiatt Roberts (b. 1897 or 8) was a painter, illustrator, and teacher from Portland, Or.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Handicraft -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Artisans -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.robert84
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-robert84
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