Oral history interview with Wayne Thiebaud
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.thieba01
Creators:
Thiebaud, Wayne
Larsen, Susan C.
Dates:
2001 May 17-18
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
71 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Wayne Thiebaud conducted 2001 May 17-18, by Susan Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in New York.
Scope and Contents
Thiebaud discusses his childhood in Long Beach, California and his evolving interest in art; his long time friendship with sculptor Robert Mallary who encouraged Thiebaud to become a painter; his career as an artist and teacher; and the creations of his paintings of food, objects arranged in display counters and paintings of contemporary people in plain abstracted space. Thiebaud recalls Richard Diebenkorn, William Wiley, and Roy de Forest.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Wayne Thiebaud (1920- ) is a painter and art teacher from Sacramento, California.

Administration
Sponsor
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 1 hr., 53 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Painters -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Mallary, Robert, 1917-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diebenkorn, Richard, 1922-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Forest, Roy, 1930-2007 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wiley, William T., 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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