Oral history interview with Janet I. Fish
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fish88
Creators:
Fish, Janet, 1938-
Shikler, Barbara
Dates:
1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
173 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Janet Fish conducted 1988 Jan. 30-Mar. 2, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art. Fish discusses her family background, her education at Yale Art School, her techniques, the evolution of her work, feminism, and discrimination in the art world. She recalls Richard Serra, Chuck Close, Jill Kornblee, Alex Katz, and Esteban Vicente.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Janet I. Fish (1938-) is a painter from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Sponsor
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
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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.

Digital Content

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feminism and art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Close, Chuck, 1940- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Katz, Alex, 1927- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kornblee, Jill Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Serra, Richard, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vicente, Esteban, 1903-2001 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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