Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Philip Pearlstein

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pearls72
Creators:
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 June 8-Aug. 10
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
98 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Philip Pearlstein conducted 1972 June 8-Aug. 10, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Pearlstein discusses his artistic interest in figurative painting, his working practices, his education, his relationship with various New York galleries and artists, and Photo Realism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Philip Pearlstein (1924- ) is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 8 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 43 min.

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