Oral history interview with Alice Denney

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dennalic
Creators:
Denney, Alice
Hopps, Walter
Dates:
1976 May 13
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
sound cassettes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Alice Denney conducted by Walter Hopps for the National Museum of American Art. Denney speaks of her organization of two Washington, D.C. art happenings: the "Pop Festival," held in conjunction with an exhibition, "The Popular Image," sponsored by the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, April 18 - May 1, 1966; and the "Now Festival," April 26 - May 1, 1966.
Scope and Contents
She recalls Robert Rauschenberg's performance pieces including PELICAN (1963), LINOLEUM (1966), SPRING TRAINING (1965), and MAP ROOM (1965).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Alice Denney is an arts administrator and curator in Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Museum of American Art, 1985

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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