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Oral history interview with Ida Kohlmeyer

Interviewee:
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Glade, Luba B.  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-  Search this
Trivigno, Pat, 1922-  Search this
White , Ruth  Search this
Extent:
177 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1989 May 17-20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ida Kohlmeyer conducted 1989 May 17-20, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art.
Kohlmeyer discusses how she became an artist, her training, her marriage, the New Orleans art scene, her teaching and students, her work in sculpture, and the "Clusters and Circus" series. She recalls Pat Trivigno, Mark Rothko, Hans Hofmann, Clyfford Still, James Johnson Sweeney, Luba Glade, and Ruth White.
Biographical / Historical:
Ida Kohlmeyer (1912-1997) was a painter from New Orleans, La.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr.
Provenance:
This interview is 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. Funding for this interview provided by the Lannan Foundation.
Restrictions:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Occupation:
Painters -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Educators -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Sculptors -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kohlme89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw997d588d5-2290-41c3-b7da-8e0f728e1576
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kohlme89
Online Media:

Mississippi Art Colony records

Creator:
Mississippi Art Colony  Search this
Names:
Allison Wells Art Colony  Search this
Barnes, Halcyone D.  Search this
Baruzzi, Peter  Search this
Beattie, George  Search this
Bucci, Andrew A., 1922-  Search this
Conway, Fred, 1900-  Search this
Dawson, Bess  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Faiers, Edward Spencer, 1908-  Search this
Gelinas, Bob  Search this
Holmes, Ruth Atkinson  Search this
Hudson, Ralph M.  Search this
Hull, Marie  Search this
Kohlmeyer, Ida, 1912-1997  Search this
Mitchell, Fred, 1923-  Search this
Sella, Alvin, 1924-  Search this
Trivigno, Pat, 1922-  Search this
Wolfe, Karl, 1904-  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Zoellner, Richard  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1954-1991
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbooks, an administrative file, and printed material.
Scrapbooks, 1958-1987, contain newspaper clippings, many focusing on the art work of colony members, especially Halcyone D. Barnes, Bess Dawson, Marie Hull and Ruth Atkinson Holmes, photographs of the faculty and students, including one of Fred Mitchell, letters, including one from Ida Kohlmeyer to Bill Broome, Colony President, 1974, and exhibition checklists. A file, 1963-1992, contains brochures, registration lists, board meeting minutes, and newsletters from Spring and Fall workshops. School catalogs, 1954-1964, provide historical information and biographical sketches of faculty members George Beattie, Peter Baruzzi, Andrew Bucci, Fred Conway, Lamar Dodd, Edward S. Faiers, Bob Gelinas, Ralph M. Hudson, Alvin Sella, Pat Trivigno, Karl Wolfe, Karl Zerbe and Richard Zoellner. Also found are magazine articles, 1980, 1988, and a book, Allison's Wells, The Last Mississippi Spa, by Hosford Latimer Fontaine (1981), containing many illustrations by Colony members (only title p. and illustrations were microfilmed).
Biographical / Historical:
Art colony; Utica, Miss. Founded 1948. Originally named Allison Wells Art Colony and located in Allison's Wells, Miss. Moved to Stafford Springs, Miss., 1963 and renamed the Mississippi Art Colony. Moved to Laurel, Miss. in 1970 and to Camp Henry Jacobs in Utica, Miss. in 1973.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1992 by Lallah Perry, member and archivist of the colony.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Artists -- Mississippi  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Mississippi  Search this
Function:
Artist colonies -- Mississippi
Identifier:
AAA.missart
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98e48e8a7-726b-4eb1-869d-2114f11a5ce4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-missart

Pat Trivigno : the search for inner form

Title:
Search for inner form
Author:
Trivigno, Pat 1922-  Search this
Glade, Luba B  Search this
New Orleans Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Trivigno, Pat 1922- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
Call number:
N40.1.T8125 N49 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_507166

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