Oral history interview with Yvonne Jacquette

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jacque10
Creators:
Jacquette, Yvonne
McElhinney, James, 1952-
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 Oct. 19-21
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Items
Sound recording, master: 3 sound files (2 hr., 55 min.)
digital, wav file
91 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Yvonne Jacquette conducted 2010 Oct. 19 and 21, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Jacquette's home and studio, in New York, N.Y.
Scope and Contents
Jacquette talks about a current competition for art in a Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) subway station at 34th Street and 11th Avenue in New York City; mosaics and fresco; materials and methods; other MTA commissions; her late husband Rudy Burckhardt; teaching at Moore College of Art in Philadephia, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the University of Pennsylvania, and Parsons School of Design; flying over proposed subjects to get an aerial view; spending summers in Maine; other artists in Maine; her interest in painters who "developed spiritually"; travel to Japan with Burckhardt; collaborating with Burckhardt on the film, "Night Fantasies," (1990); acceptance of women artists; galleries; women artists she admires, and other topics. She recalls Robert Kushner, Edwin Denby, Alex Katz, Mimi Gross, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Yvonne Jacquette (1934-) is a painter and printmaker in New York, N.Y. James McElhinney is an artist and educator in 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 administrators.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
System Details
Recorded on Edirol R-09HR; two SD memory cards.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mosaics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Equipment and supplies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Artists -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burckhardt, Rudy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Denby, Edwin Hooper, 1873- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grooms, Mimi Gross Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Katz, Alex, 1927- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kushner, Robert, 1949- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moore College of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New York (State).. Metropolitan Transportation Authority.Arts for Transit Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parsons School of Design -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Pennsylvania -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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