Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.castan71
Creators:
Castanis, Muriel, 1926-2006
Holmes, Doloris
Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
Muriel Castanis (1926-2006) was a sculptor in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Item is a transcript.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women Artists in Revolution (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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