Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Emma Amos

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.amos11
Creators:
Amos, Emma, 1937-2020
Jones, Patricia Spears, 1951-
Dates:
2011 November 19-26
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5 Items
Sound recording: 5 sound files (3 hr., 27 min.)
52 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Emma Amos conducted 2011 November 19-26, by Patricia Spears Jones, for the Archives of American Art, at Amos' studio, in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emma Amos (1937-2020) was a painter and printmaker in New York, New York. Patricia Spears Jones (1951- ) is a poet and writer in Brooklyn, New York.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 administrators.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 27 min.


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