Oral history interview with Joel Shapiro and Ellen Phelan
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.shapir09
Creators:
Shapiro, Joel
Phelan, Ellen, 1943-
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2009 March 3
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
55 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Joel Shapiro and Ellen Phelan conducted 2009 March 3, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Shapiro's and Phelan's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Joel Shapiro (1941- ) is a sculptor and Ellen Phelan (1943- ), Shapiro's wife, is a painter; they live and work in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview provided by the Brown Foundation. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.

Digital Content

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Keywords
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Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women painters Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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