Oral history interview with Irving Norman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.norman88
Creators:
Norman, Irving, 1906-1989
Bell, Michael S., 1946-
Bay Area Video Coalition (San Francisco, Calif.)
Dates:
1988 Mar. 5
1988 Mar. 5
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 videocassettes (u-matic)
(circa 112 min.)
sd., col.
3/4 in.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Irving Norman conducted 1988 Mar. 5, by Michael Bell, for the Archives of American Art in conjunction with the Bay Area Video Coalition, at the artist's home and studio in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Scope and Contents
Norman discusses his life and his artwork, including the many different places he has lived and other artists who influenced him. Footage includes Norman's works (some silent and some with Norman's commentary) and detailed footage of his studio.

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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 6 U-matic video cassettes. Duration is circa 112 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bay Area Video Coalition (San Francisco, Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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