Documentary on Clementine Hunter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.huntclem
Creators:
Hunter, Clementine
Dates:
1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Items
videocassettes (80 min.)
sd., col.
3/4 in.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Unedited video footage produced by Didi Barret of the Museum of American Folk Art with the assistance of Richard Gasperi of the Gasperi Folk Art Gallery, New Orleans, La. Footage includes views of Hunter's murals in the "African House" at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches, La., with comments by Hunter's friends Thomas Whitehead and Mildred Bailey; an interview of Hunter conducted by Whitehead on April 21, 1985; views of 27 sketches from Hunter's 1945 sketchbook with comments by art dealer Richard Gasperi; and a tour of the New Orleans Museum of Art's exhibition, "A New Orleans Salute to Clementine Hunter's Centennial," narrated by curator William Fagaly.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
African American folk artist; Natichitoches, La.; b. 1886 or 1887; d. 1988.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by Richard Gasperi, owner of the Gasperi Folk Art Gallery in New Orleans

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American painting -- Louisiana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Primitivism in art -- Louisiana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Louisiana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration, American -- Louisiana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gasperi, Richard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fagaly, William A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitehead, Thomas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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