Oral history interview with David Hare

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hare68
Creators:
Hare, David, 1917-1992
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1968 Jan. 17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
83 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of David Hare conducted 1968 Jan. 17, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hare speaks of his background and education; his start in commercial and color photography; his early sculpture; his first exhibition in 1944 with Peggy Guggenheim; later shows with Sam Kootz and Julien Levy; materials and techniques; his philosophy; abstract expressionism versus surrealism. He discusses several contemporary artists, including Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Frank Stella and Jackson Pollock.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
David Hare (1917-1992) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Reproduction Note
Item is a transcript.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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.

Keywords
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Abstract expressionism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Surrealism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Guggenheim, Peggy, 1898- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levy, Julien Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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