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Oral history interview with John Stephan

Interviewee:
Stephan, John Walter, 1906-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Betty Parsons Gallery  Search this
Fairleigh Dickinson University -- Faculty  Search this
Hunter College  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Bennett, Rainey  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Breinin, Raymond, 1910-  Search this
Bulliet, C. J. (Clarence Joseph), 1883-1952  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Calas, Nicolas  Search this
Constant, George  Search this
Coryllis, Peter  Search this
Cunningham, Inez  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Denby, Bill  Search this
Ernst, Max, 1891-1976  Search this
Fabian, John  Search this
Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951  Search this
Gendel, Milton  Search this
Goossen, E. C.  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898-1979  Search this
Harrison, Caleb  Search this
Johnson, Ben  Search this
Jones, Jack  Search this
Kiesler, Frederick  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Knopf, Alfred  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Levy, Julien  Search this
MacLeish, Norman, 1898-1949  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Miller, Edgar, 1899-1993  Search this
Millman, Edward, 1907-1964  Search this
Moran, Connie, 1898-  Search this
Motherwell, Robert  Search this
Nathanson, Winn  Search this
Newman, Barnett, 1905-1970  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso, 1916-1990  Search this
Ott, Peterpaul, 1895-1992  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Porter, Fairfield  Search this
Praz, Mario, 1896-1982  Search this
Robinson, Increase, 1890-1981  Search this
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Sebartes, Jaime  Search this
Shapiro, Myra  Search this
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976  Search this
Stephan, Dart  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Torres, Jesús  Search this
Walgreen, Ruth  Search this
Watson, Dudley Crafts, 1885-  Search this
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Weisenborn, Rudolph, b. 1881  Search this
Wheeler, Monroe, 1899-  Search this
Wilhelm, Jerry  Search this
Zadkine, Ossip  Search this
de Diego, Juan  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (6 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav)
100 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1986 May 20-1987 May 7
Scope and Contents:
Interview of John Walter Stephan, conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, at Newport, Rhode Island, on May 20, 1986 and May 7, 1987.
Stephan speaks of Chicago childhood and adolescence; life during the Depression; the Art Institute of Chicago; the 1930s Chicago leftist movement; the WPA and PWAP; The Tiger's Eye art magazine; Rome artistic and literary society; the New York School of artists; Betty Parsons Gallery; the Surrealists; teaching at Fairleigh Dickenson University; Hunter College; and his critiques of Pop and contemporary artists. Stephan also recalls Ruth Walgreen, Dart Stephan, Rainey Bennett, Clyfford Still, Juan de Diego, Caleb Harrison, Aaron Bohrod, Dudley Crafts Watson, Jack Jones, George Constant, Connie Moran, CJ Bulliet, Rudolph Weisenborn, Inez Cunningham, Eva Watson-Schütze, Jesus Torres, Edgar Miller, Katherine Kuh, Increase Robinson, Peterpaul Ott, Mitchell Siporin, Raymond Breinin, Holger Cahill, John Fabian, Eddie Millman, Winn Nathanson, Fairfield Porter, Norman MacLeish, Ossip Zadkine, Betty Parsons, Alfonso Ossorio, Max Ernst, Julien Levy, Peggy Guggenheim, Bill de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline, Barney Newman, Nicolas Calas, Bob Motherwell, Monroe Wheeler, Myra Shapiro, Clement Greenberg, Harold Rosenberg, Alfred Knopf, Robert Flaherty, Jaime Sebartés, Frederick Kiesler, Robert Matta, Mario Praz, Bill Denby, Ben Johnson, Milton Gendel, Walter Auerbach, Jerry Wilhelm, Eugene Goossens, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
John Walter Stephan (1906-1995) was a painter.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 54 min.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Great Depression  Search this
New York school of art  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.stepha86
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99597ee0d-a705-446d-af03-ff9fce4f051e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-stepha86
Online Media:

James Johnson Sweeney, Chicago, Ill. letter to Eva Watson-Schütze, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-1986  Search this
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Arp, Jean  Search this
Brancusi, Constantin  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Hélion, Jean  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Watson-Schütze, Eva  Search this
Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
11 June 1934
Citation:
James Johnson Sweeney. James Johnson Sweeney, Chicago, Ill. letter to Eva Watson-Schütze, New York, N.Y., 11 June 1934. The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago records, 1917-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17652
See more items in:
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago records, 1917-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17652

Violet Oakley

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1900
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Violet Oakley, ca. 1900. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5422
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5422

Jessie Wilcox Smith

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Jessie Willcox  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1895
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Jessie Wilcox Smith, circa 1895. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5430
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5430

Jessie Willcox Smith

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Smith, Jessie Willcox  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1895
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Jessie Willcox Smith, circa 1895. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5474
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5474

Violet Oakley

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1900
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Violet Oakley, ca. 1900. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5489
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5489

Violet Oakley

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1900
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Violet Oakley, ca. 1900. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5490
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5490

Violet Oakley

Photographer:
Watson-Schütze, Eva, 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Oakley, Violet  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1900
Citation:
Eva Watson-Schütze. Violet Oakley, ca. 1900. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5491
See more items in:
Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5491

Drusilla Balduf, (painting)

Painter:
Watson-Schutze, Eva 1867-1935  Search this
Subject:
Balduf, Drusilla  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Woodstock Artists Association 28 Tinker Street Woodstock New York 12498
Date:
1920s
Topic:
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Portrait female--Profile  Search this
Control number:
IAP 64000095
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_478670

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