Oral history interview with Irene Rice Pereira

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.pereir68
Creators:
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice), 1902-1971
Selvig, Forrest
Dates:
1968 August 26-27
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
123 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Irene Rice Pereira conducted 1968 August 26-27, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Pereira speaks of her family background and youth in Boston and Great Barrington, Massachusetts; the Art Students League; travels to Europe and Africa; her theories on light; the relationship between her poetry and her painting; the importance of dreams on her work; painting on glass; difficulties with the Museum of Modern Art; efforts to counter current art trends; abstract expressionism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Irene Rice Pereira (1902-1971) was a painter, writer, and educator in New York, New York.

Administration
Reproduction Note
Item is a transcript.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
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 others.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Patrons must use transcript.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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