Oral history interview with Frank Stella

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stella69
Creators:
Stella, Frank
Tillim, Sidney, 1925-
Dates:
1969
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
32 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Frank Stella conducted in 1969, by Sidney Tillim, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Stella speaks of his expectations and ambitions regarding his painting career; the development of his artistic ability as a child; his early tendencies to rebel against convention in art; the influence of other abstract expressionists, particularly Kenneth Noland; his education at Princeton; studying under William Seitz; and the present status of figurative painting. He recalls Walter Darby Bannard and Michael Fried.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frank Stella (1936- ) is a painter from New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Item is a transcript.
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of original tape unknown.
Author
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 others.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Abstract expressionism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bannard, Walter Darby, 1934- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fried, Michael Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seitz, William Chapin Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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