Oral history interview with Emily Hofstatter
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Hofstatter, Emily
Karlstrom, Paul J.
2000 May 31
Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
Sound recording (60 min.)
19 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Emily Hofstatter conducted 2000 May 31, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Hofstatter's home, Burbank, Calif.
Scope and Contents
Hofstatter discusses her interest in becoming an artist's model; posing at the request of Sam Clayberger whose exhibition she attended with a friend; her motivation as seeking the experience of being an "art object," and participating in the art historical tradition of the nude; reaction of her friends; effect of posing on her; feminist issues of her generation; and the power dynamic between men and women.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emily Hofstattar was an artist's model from Burbank, Calif.

Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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 administrators. Funding for this interview provided by Bente and Gerald E. Buck Collection.

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Repository Contact
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