Oral history interview with Herman Cherry
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cherry89
Creators:
Cherry, Herman
Tully, Judd
Dates:
1989 May 8-1992 March 19
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
154 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Herman Cherry conducted 1989 May 8-1992 March 19, by Judd Tully for the Archives of American Art. Cherry discusses his childhood; studies in California and New York; involvement with The Club, and his friendships with various artists including Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Thomas Hart Benton, Philip Guston, Fletcher Martin, Reuben Kadish, Lorser Feitelson, David Smith, Willem de Kooning and Clyfford Still.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Herman Cherry (1909-1992) was a painter from New York, New York.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Lannan Foundation. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Lannan Foundation.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 47 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Club (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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