Oral history interview with Lloyd Goodrich

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.goodri62
Creators:
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
Dates:
1962 June 13-1963 March 25
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
225 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Lloyd Goodrich conducted 1962 June 13-1963 March 25, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Goodrich speaks of his youth in Nutley, New Jersey; his family background; his father's influence; his friendship with Reginald Marsh; studying at the Art Students League under Kenneth Hayes Miller; attending the National Academy of Design; his interest in music and poetry; deciding upon a career in art; working as a writer, editor, and critic for "The Arts"; his travels for "The Arts"; critics he knew; his book on Thomas Eakins; his work with the Public Works of Art Project; political problems with government support of the arts in the 1930s through the 1950s; working as a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art; the problem of forgeries; the Whitney's relationship with other museums; and politics at the Whitney. He recalls Juliana Force, Forbes Watson, Alfred Stieglitz and Hamilton Easter Field.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lloyd Goodrich (1897-1987) was a museum director and art historian living in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3197 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. No audio exists. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Forgeries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Field, Hamilton Easter Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Miller, Kenneth Hayes, 1876-1952 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Design (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitney Museum of American Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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