Oral history interview with Robert Grosvenor

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.grosve72
Creators:
Grosvenor, Robert, 1937-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 Aug. 9
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
54 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Robert Grosvenor conducted 1972 Aug. 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Grosvenor speaks of his early life and education in Newport, R.I.; studying in Europe; his first formal art instruction in Dijon, France; the art and architecture scene in Paris; his U.S. Army service; meeting Mark di Suvero, and his influence; his one-man show at the Dwan Gallery; materials; and the impermanence of his pieces. He recalls Richard Bellamy, Virginia Dwan, and William Congdon.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Grosvenor (1937-) is a sculptor from New York N.Y.

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 others.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.
Conditions Governing Access
Use requires an appointment.

Keywords
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Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art students -- France -- Paris Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bellamy, Richard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congdon, William, 1912-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Di Suvero, Mark, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dwan, Virginia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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