Oral history interview with Audrey Sabol

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sabol87
Creators:
Sabol, Audrey, 1922-
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1987 June 10
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
48 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Audrey Sabol conducted 1987 June 10, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Sabol speaks of her education; her assocation with the Arts Council of the Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association; how the council was organized and how it operated. She discusses some of the individual artists involved with the exhibits, including Richard Serra. She continues by discussing her tenure on the board of the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania and Ti-Grace Atkinson, its first director; projects completed by the Beautiful Bag Co. such as Roy Lichtenstein dishes and a Robert Indiana love ring; and an unsuccessful attempt to do an exhibition on billboards for which a Roy Lichtenstein billboard was completed. She concludes by discussing her own collecting, and her observations on the Philadelphia art scene.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Audrey Sabol (1922- ) is an art administrator from Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 26 min.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Pop art -- Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Atkinson, Ti-Grace Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indiana, Robert, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Serra, Richard, 1939- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Beautiful Bag Co. (Philadelphia,Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
YM/YWHA. Arts Council Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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