Oral history interview with Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.adams83
Creators:
Adams, Mark, 1925-2006
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Van Hoesen, Beth, 1926-2010
Dates:
1983 August 31-1984 February 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
36 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mark Adams and Beth Van Hoesen conducted 1983 August 31-1984 February 24, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Adams and Van Hoesen speak of their backgrounds and art training; the figurative tradition in the Bay area; the importance of the model and the difference in Adams' and Van Hoesen's approaches to their subjects and to the nude. Van Hoesen discusses her series and book, "The Nude Man." Adams recalls Hans Hofmann.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mark Adams, painter and tapissier (San Francisco, California) Beth Van Hoesen, painter and printmaker (San Francisco, California)

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists' models -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Figurative art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nude in art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tapissiers -- California -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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