Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with David Driskell

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.driske09
Creators:
Driskell, David C.
Mills, Cynthia, 1947-2014
Dates:
2009 March 18-April 7
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
73 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of David C. Driskell conducted 2009 March 18-April 7, by Cynthia Mills, for the Archives of American Art, at Driskell's home, in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
David C. Driskell (1931-2020) was a painter, curator, and educator in Washington, D.C. Cynthia Mills (1947-2014) was an art historian in Washington, D.C.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded as 7 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 7 min.


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