Phillip Barcio interview of Gerald Williams

Collection ID:
Barcio, Phillip
Physical Description:
1 Sound recording
digital, mp3

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An audio recording of an interview with co-founder of AfriCOBRA, Gerald Williams, conducted by Phillip Barcio on August 2-3, 2017 as part of his research on Williams and the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s for the Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago, Ill. The interview was also used as a basis for an article by Barcio on Williams appearing in Hyperallergic 2017 November 13 and a Wikipedia page on Gerald Williams.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Phillip Barcio is an art journalist, fiction writer and filmmaker in Evanston, Ill. Gerald Williams (born 1941) is an artist from Chicago, Ill.. Williams, along with Jeff Donaldson, Wadsworth Jarrell, Jae Jarrell and Barbara J. Jones, formed the nucleus of the artists' group AfriCOBRA, or African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2017 by Phillip Barcio.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of archival electronic records requires advanced notice and an appointment for use in AAA's Washington, D.C. or New York Research Centers.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, Gerald, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
AFRICOBRA (Group of artists) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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