Oral history interview with Ti-Grace Atkinson

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.atkins72
Creators:
Atkinson, Ti-Grace
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 May 7
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
57 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Ti-Grace Atkinson conducted 1972 May 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Atkinson speaks about attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania; founding the Institute of Contemporary Arts at the University of Pennsylvania; organizing a Clyfford Still exhibition and others; the Philadelphia Art scene; writing for "Art News"; and her involvement in the feminist movement.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ti-Grace Atkinson (1938-) is a museum curator. She is one of the founders of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.

Administration
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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Archives Reference Services for information.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of this interview, with permission, requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives of American Art reading rooms.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Feminism and art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum curators -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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