Oral history interview with Andree Ruellan

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ruella90
Creators:
Ruellan, Andrée, 1905-2006
Kachur, Lewis
Dates:
1990 January 27-1991 July 22
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
285 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Andree Ruellan conducted 1990 Jan. 27-1991 July 22, by Lewis Kachur, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Ruellan discusses her studies in Europe; her life at Woodstock (artist colony, Woodstock, N.Y.); the 1930's; and the development of her work. She recalls Maurice Stern, William Hunt Diederich, Alexander Calder, Jules Pascin, Stuart Davis, John Taylor, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Carl Zigrosser, Elsie Driggs and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Andrée Ruellan (1905-2006) was a painter from New York.

Administration
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 administrators. Funding for this interview was provided by the John Sloan Memorial Foundation.

General
General
Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 2 min.

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Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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