Oral history interview with Susan Crile

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.crile72
Creators:
Crile, Susan, 1942-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 August 1-3
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
101 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Susan Crile conducted 1972 August 1-3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Crile speaks of her family background; having polio and problems with her eyesight; her education at Connecticut College, Bennington College, and New York University; art criticism; her teachers, including Lawrence Alloway, Paul Feeley, Jules Olitski, Tony Smith, and Esteban Vicente; Clement Greenberg's theories and relationships with artists; forming a discussion group with painters, poets, and musicians; working in pastel; her still lifes and "rug paintings"; color; and the artist's need for emotional support.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Susan Crile (1942-) is a painter from New York, New York.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 30 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use requires an appointment.
Conditions Governing Access
ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women printmakers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alloway, Lawrence, 1926-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feeley, Paul, 1910-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Olitski, Jules, 1922-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Tony, 1912-1980 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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