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Women Artists in Revolution records, 1970-1978

Creator:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean  Search this
Art Workers Coalition  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9361
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211557
AAA_collcode_womearti
Theme:
Women
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211557

Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis, 1971

Interviewee:
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Subject:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13002
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214188
AAA_collcode_castan71
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214188

Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis

Creator:
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006  Search this
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Interviewer:
Holmes, Doloris  Search this
Names:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Muriel Castanis conducted in 1971, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project. Castanis speaks of the problems confronting women artists, the attempts by the group WAR (Women Artists in Revolution) to address these problems, consciousness-raising among women artists, art as a vehicle for social change, her development as an artist, and her work with fabric.
Biographical / Historical:
Muriel Castanis (1926-2006) was a sculptor in New York, New York.
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: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.castan71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castan71

Women Artists in Revolution records

Creator:
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Art Workers Coalition  Search this
Skiles, Jacqueline Dean, 1937-  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1970-1978
Scope and Contents:
Material relating to first and second editions of, DOCUMENTARY HERSTORY OF WOMEN ARTISTS IN REVOLUTION, a compilation of correspondence, publicity, manifestos and other material documenting the history of W.A.R., a women's caucus of the Art Worker's Coalition; an address by Jacqueline Skiles, " The Women Artists Movement." presented August 28, 1972, at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association; letters ordering the publication; notes; bank statements, request slips and purchase orders, receipts and invoices; first and second edition copies of HESTORY; flyers; and printed miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Art organization; New York, N.Y. Caucus of the Art Worker's Coalition.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 & 1979 by Jacqueline Skiles, founder of the organization.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.womearti
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-womearti

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