A Finding Aid to the Carl Chiarenza Interviews of Artists, 1957-1981, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chiacarl
Creators:
Chiarenza, Carl
Dates:
1957-1981
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
Repository:
The interviews of artists by Carl Chiarenza measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1981. The interviews total 93 audio cassettes and are with photographer Aaron Siskind and various artists on the subject of Aaron Siskind.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The interviews of artists by Carl Chiarenza measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1981. The interviews are with photographer Aaron Siskind and with artists on the subject of Aaron Siskind. The collection consists of 93 audio cassette copies of interviews from original recordings made on audio reels. There are also partial transcripts for some of the interviews.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Carl Chiarenza (1935- ) is a photographer and art historian in Rochester, New York. He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1957, and he received a PhD from Harvard University in 1973. Chiarenza is Fanny Knapp Allen Professor Emeritus of Art History, and Artist-in-Residence, at the University of Rochester. Chiarenza has authored numerous essays on artists and the biography, Aaron Siskind: Pleasures and Terrors (1982).

Administration
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The interviews were donated by Carl Chiarenza in 1987.
Existence and Location of Copies
Some of the sound recordings in this collection have been digitized for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Existence and Location of Originals
Recordings and transcripts in this collection are duplicates. The originals are part of the Carl Chiarenza papers in the center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2020.

Using the Collection
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Preferred Citation
Carl Chiarenza interviews of artists, 1957-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- New York (State) -- Rochester Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- Rochester Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Siskind, Aaron Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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