Oral history interview with Susan Rothenberg
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rothen87
Creators:
Rothenberg, Susan, 1945-2020
Nadelman, Cynthia
Dates:
1987 May 22-June 2
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
126 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Susan Rothenberg conducted 1987 May 22-1987 June 2, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Rothenberg speaks of her early life; her art training, starting out as a sculpture student in college; her arrival in New York, the art scene there in the 1960s and the 1970s; experimental painting techniques; the development of her "Horses" and "Mondrian" series. She recalls Joan Jonas, Alan Saret, George Trakas, Nancy Graves, and Miani Johnson.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Susan Rothenberg (1945-2020) was a figurative painter in New York, N.Y. and Galisteo, N.M.

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 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 10 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Graves, Nancy Stevenson, 1940-1995 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Johnson, Miani Guthrie, 1948- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jonas, Joan, 1936- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saret, Alan, 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trakas, George, 1944- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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