Oral history interview with John Opper

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.opper68
Creators:
Opper, John
Sandler, Irving, 1925-
Dates:
1968 Sept. 9-1969 Jan 3
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
129 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of John Opper conducted 1968 Sept. 9-1969 Jan 3, by Irving Sandler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Opper (1908-1994) was a painter from Amagansett, N.Y.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 17 min.
General
Location of the first of the three tapes is unknown.

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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