Oral history interview with Rosalind Fox Solomon
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.solomo16
Creators:
Solomon, Rosalind, 1930-
Yablonsky, Linda, 1948-
Dates:
2016 October 29 and 31
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
140 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Rosalind Fox Solomon conducted 2016 October 29 and 31, by Linda Yablonsky, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Solomon's home and studio in New York, New York.
Scope and Contents
Solomon speaks of her childhood in Highland Park, Illinois; moving to Chattanooga, Tennessee with her first husband in 1953; beginning to take photographs in the late-1960s; formative international travels; moving to Greenwich Village in 1984 after her divorce; her body of photographic and audiovisual work and exhibitions; meeting and photographing people living with HIV/AIDS; taking photographs internationally; being an outsider in the 1980s New York art world; and changes in her work routine from the 1980s to the present. Solomon also recalls Charles Counts, Lisette Model, Henrietta Brockman, Jane Livingston, Weston Neff, John Szarkowski, Father Bill McNichols, Tom Sokolowski, Vince Aletti, Sarah Meister, Arthur Ollman, Peter Galassi, Roxana Marcoci, Peter Eleey, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Interviewee Rosalind Fox Solomon (1930- ) is a fine art photographer in New York, New York. Interviewer Linda Yablonsky (1948- ) is a writer in New York, New York.

Administration
Sponsor
Funded by the Keith Haring Foundation.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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 as 2 digital, wav sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 30 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
System Details
Recorded on Tascam DR-100MKII R000326

Related Materials
Rosalid Solomon Papers are held by the Center for Creative Photography in Tuscon, Arizona.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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