Oral history interview with Jack Perlmutter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.perlmu79
Creators:
Perlmutter, Jack, 1920-2006
Haifley, Julia Link
Dates:
1979 Aug. 20-Sept. 11
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
51 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jack Perlmutter conducted 1979 Aug. 20-Sept. 11, by Julia Link Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Perlmutter speaks of his impressions of the art scene in Washington, D.C. during the 1950s and 1960s; the influence of urban life on his work; alternative ways of selling artworks; and his teaching activities at the Corcoran School of Art and elsewhere.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jack Perlmutter (1920-2006) was a painter and printmaker from Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 26 min.

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Painters -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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