Query: Albers, Josef
Oral history interview with V. V. Rankine
Creators:
Rankine, V. V., 1920-2004
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1990 Mar. 2-22
Size:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rankin90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of V. V. Rankine conducted 1990 Mar. 2-22, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Discusses the early exhibitions, trustees, acquisitions and gifts, modern art, S. Dillon Ripley's efforts to persuade Hirshhorn to choose Washington, D.C., and the Smithsonian to house his collection; and life in Washington, D.C., including: the Jesus Raphael Soto retrospective and Elie Nadelman exhibition in 1975;George Heard Hamilton, an early trustee of the Hirshhorn; Lerner's thoughts on selling or deaccessioning pieces from the collection; the variety of exhibitions shown at the Hirshhorn; curator Charles W. Millard, III, and his influence on Hirshhorn exhibitions and acquisitions; the Saul Steinberg, David Levine, David Hockney, and Josef Albers exhibitions; commemoration of the Josef Albers Learning Never Ends stamp, in 1980; the Brancusi as Photographer, The Fifties: Aspects of Painting in New York, and the Edwin Dickinson: Selected Landscapes exhibitions; the site for the National Gallery Sculpture Garden and Lerner's thoughts on the design of the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden; the modern collection of the National Gallery of Art and other museums; a list of acquisitions to the collection and reminiscences about artists and donors; the work of the artist Gregory Gillespie; Lerner's views on contemporary painting and exhibiting the work of younger artists; reflections on the first Directions exhibit series; his opinions of art after Abstract Expressionism; reminiscences of Joshua Taylor of the National Collection of Fine Arts (now the Smithsonian American Art Museum); Marvin Sadik of the National Portrait Gallery; Lisa Suter Taylor from the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Laughlin Philips of the Philips Gallery; collector David Lloyd Kreeger, and Congressman Sidney R. Yates; social life in Washington, including dinners with ambassadors and cultural attachs; scouting various locations and offers to house the collection outside the United States in Italy, London, Israel, and Canada; S. Dillon Ripley and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson's role in securing the Hirshhorn collection for the Smithsonian; reminiscences of S. Dillon Ripley, Mary Livingston Ripley and family; reminiscences of other acquaintances in Washington; and the design of the logo for the museum.
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9600
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Oral history interview with Irving Petlin
Creators:
Petlin, Irving, 1934-2018
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2016 September 13-15
Size:
6 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 27 min.), digital, wav)
103 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.petlin16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Irving Petlin conducted 2016 September 13 and 15, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at Petlin's home in New York, New York.

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Oral history interview with Michael Loew
Creators:
Loew, Michael, 1907-1985
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 Oct. 5-12
Size:
2 Sound tape reels
55 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.loew73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Michael Loew, conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at Loew's studio in New York, on October 5, 1973.

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Oral history interview with Vaino Kola
Creators:
Kola, Vaino, 1937-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1991 Sept. 12
Size:
2 Items (wav files (1 hr., 35 min.), digital)
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kola91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Vaino Kola conducted 1991 Sept. 12, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Kola's home, Norton, Mass.

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Oral history interview with Michael Mazur
Creators:
Mazur, Michael, 1935-2009
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1993 Jan. 12-1995 Feb. 3
Size:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mazur93
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Mazur conducted 1993 Jan. 12-1995 Feb. 3, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Sheila Hicks
Creators:
Hicks, Sheila, 1934-
Lévi-Strauss, Monique
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2004 February 3-March 11
Size:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hicks04feb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sheila Hicks conducted 2004 February 3-March 11, by Monique Levi-Strauss, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Paris, France.

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Oral history interview with Gerald Nordland
Creators:
Nordland, Gerald
Larsen, Susan C.
Dates:
2004 May 25-26
Size:
117 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.nordla04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gerald Nordland conducted 2004 May 25-26, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in Chicago, Ill.

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Oral history interview with William H. Bailey
Creators:
Bailey, William, 1930-2020
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2012 October 10-December 5
Size:
11 Items (sound files (7 hr.,19 min.), digital, wav)
110 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bailey12
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William H. Bailey conducted 2012 October 10- December 5, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at Bailey's studio, in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Oral history interview with Warren MacKenzie
Creators:
MacKenzie, Warren, 1924-2018
Silberman, Robert B. (Robert Bruce), 1950-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 October 29
Size:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.macken02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Warren MacKenzie conducted 2002 October 29, by Robert Silberman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Stillwater, Minnesota.

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