Oral history interview with Marcia Tucker

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tucker78
Creators:
Tucker, Marcia
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1978 August 11-September 8
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
218 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Marcia Tucker conducted 1978 August 11-September 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Ms. Tucker speaks of many aspects of her life. She starts with the incredible poverty she has experienced at times as a young girl and a married woman. She recalls her work with women's organizations and tells us she was in at the start of the women's movement in the USA. She talks about the people she has met, her time in France, her work as a curator at the Whitney and starting the New Museum.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marcia Tucker (1940-2006) art historian and curator of New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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.

General
General
Sound quality of the first tape is poor.
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 20 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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