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Oral history interview with Sande Webster, 1990 March 13-28

Interviewee:
Webster, Sande, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Subject:
Sande Webster Gallery  Search this
Wallnuts Gallery  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Sande Webster, 1990 March 13-28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Recherché (Group)  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11473
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213407
AAA_collcode_webste90
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213407

Oral history interview with Sande Webster

Interviewee:
Webster, Sande  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Names:
Sande Webster Gallery  Search this
Wallnuts Gallery  Search this
Extent:
139 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1990 March 13-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sande Webster conducted 1990 March 13-28, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Webster speaks of her background and education; her experiences working at the Berg Art Gallery, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania; opening the Wallnuts Gallery in Philadelphia, in 1969, with Meryl Aberman, Sari Robinson, and Denis Webster; the evolution of the gallery from its early years handling crafts, photographs, paintings and sculptures, and framing; changes in the gallery's exhibition philosophy over the years; the departure of the other partners which led to the change in name of the gallery to the Sande Webster Gallery; the opportunities for artists of color in Philadelphia, particularly through her gallery, and she describes the history and evolution of Recherché, a group of African-American artists who exhibit together to gain greater visibility for black artists, the commercial and critical response to the group, and to each of its members. She discusses the commercial and critical response to the group and each of its members. She comments upon the Philadelphia gallery scene and changes over the past twenty years.
Biographical / Historical:
Sande Webster (1932- ) is an art dealer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs.
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:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Recherché (Group)  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.webste90
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw971a89e29-6334-4311-aecc-09c286429a79
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-webste90
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