Archives of American Art

Robert Gordy interview

Collection ID:
Gordy, Robert, 1933-
Kahan, Mitchell Douglas, 1951-
1986 Feb. 15
Physical Description:
39 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Robert Gordy conducted by Mitchell Kahan. Gordy speaks of changes in his painting style over the previous five years; printmaking media he worked in; materials he experimented with; the influence of his interest in African art; views of women in his work; humor in his work; the New Orleans environment and its effect on him; and artists who have influenced him.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Gordy (1933-1986) was a painter from New Orleans, La.

Reproduction Note
Item is a transcript.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Mitchell D. Kahan.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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