Michel Oren interviews with artists

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.orenmich
Creators:
Oren, Michel
Dates:
1979-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
91 Pages
Transcripts
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Transcripts of interviews conducted by Michel Oren of printmaker Dick Higgins, and painters Gordon Onslow Ford, Ed Ruda and William T. Williams.
Scope and Contents
The Higgins interview (11 p.), done by telephone Sept. 30. 1979, relates to his association with the collaborative art group Fluxus during the 1960s. Onslow-Ford (32 p.), interviewed at his home in Inverness, Calif., Dec. 23, 1991, discusses his Surrealist circle in New York and living in Mexico. Williams (33 p.), interviewed in New York, Mar. 11, 1988, recalls his association with the collaborative art group Smokehouse, which included Williams, Guy Ciarcia, Billy Rose and Mel Edwards, ca. 1968-1970. Ruda (15 p.), interviewed in his New York studio March 11, 1988, discusses the artists' cooperative Park Place in New York, N.Y. (1963-1967), minimalism, and recalls artists Peter Forakis, Tony Magar, Frank Stella, Leo Vallador, Mark DiSuvero, Forrest Myers, David Novros, David Bourdon, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Oren conducted the interviews for research material on his planned book concerning artists' groups.

Administration
Reproduction Note
All photocopies.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988-1992 by Michel Oren.

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.
Conditions Governing Use
Onslow-Ford interview: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained in writing from Gordon Onslow-Ford.
Conditions Governing Use
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that they may own.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fluxus (Group of artists) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smokehouse (Group of artists) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ruda, Edwin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Williams, William T., 1942- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Onslow-Ford, Gordon Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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