Oral history interview with Grace Hartigan
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Hartigan, Grace
Haifley, Julia Link
1979 May 10
Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
60 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Grace Hartigan conducted 1979 May 10, by Julia Link Haifley, at the artist's studio, in Baltimore, Md., for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hartigan speaks of her childhood and school experiences; her first marriage, painting classes with Isaac Lane Muse; the New York scene in the 1940s and 1950s; friendships with Pollock, Kline, De Kooning, Rothko, Guston, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Grace Hartigan (1922-, painter of Baltimore, Md.

Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available online.
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' 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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

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Repository Contact
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