Oral history interview with Charles Garabedian

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.garabe03
Creators:
Garabedian, Charles
Ayres, Anne, 1936-
Dates:
2003 Aug. 21-22
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Sound cassettes
Sound recording, master (3 hrs., 50 min.)
analog
57 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Charles Garabedian conducted 2003 Aug. 21 and 22, by Anne Ayres, for the Archives of American Art, in Garbedian's studio, in Santa Monica, Calif.
Scope and Contents
Garabedian discusses his early childhood in Detroit, Mich.; his Armenian roots; the Depression years in San Gabriel, Calif. and East Los Angeles; a tour of duty in the United States Army in North Africa during WWII; early college experiences; and his late start as a painter. He recalls Ed Moses, Howard Warshaw and William Brice; experiences at Ceeje Gallery and artists Ed Carrillo and Roberto Chavez, as well as the exhibition "Six Painters of the Rear Guard". Garabedian also describes his artistic style.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Garabedian (1923-) is a painter from Santa Monica, Calif.

Administration
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.

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Carrillo, Eduardo, 1937-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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