Oral history interview with Sidney Goodman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.goodma90
Creators:
Goodman, Sidney
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1990 November 1
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
5 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
270 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Sidney Goodman conducted 1990 November 1, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Goodman discusses his family and early life in Philadelphia; his studies at the Philadelphia College of Art with Morris Berd, Jacob Landau, and Larry Day; military service; traveling to Europe and the art collections he visited; teaching at the PCA and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and his students; his 30 year relationship with the Terry Dintenfass Gallery; sales and exhibitions; and a lengthy discussion of his paintings, drawings and sculpture, including the importance of photography, the stylistic changes in his art, subject matter including his interest in portraiture, nudes and landscapes, and his most recent work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sidney Goodman (1936-2013) is a painter and sculptor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berd, Morris, 1914- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landau, Jacob, 1917- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Day, Larry, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia College of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Terry Dintenfass, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
https://www.aaa.si.edu/