Oral history interview with Milton Resnick
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.resnic88
Creators:
Resnick, Milton, 1917-2004
Nadelman, Cynthia
Dates:
1988 July 13-Oct. 11
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
172 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Milton Resnick conducted 1988 July 13-Oct. 11, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art. Resnick speaks of his life in Russia, New York, and Paris, his views on light and dark in painting; the development of his two paintings, NIGHT and DAY; his watercolors; his distrust of ideas; the influence of Soutine and Monet on him. He recalls Willem and Elaine de Kooning, the Club, Harold Rosenberg, Thomas B. Hess, Pat Passlof, Hans Hofmann, Lionel Abel, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Milton Resnick (1917-2004) is a painter from New York, N.Y.

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 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 46 min.

Digital Content

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Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Abel, Lionel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Kooning, Elaine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hess, Thomas B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passlof, Pat, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Club (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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