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Creators:
Brooklyn Museum
Dates:
1823-1963
Size:
25 Items (reels of microfilm)
Collection ID:
AAA.broomuse2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included are extensive memoirs of William Henry Fox director of the museum for over 25 years; scattered records of the Brooklyn Institute, 1823-1873; catalogs for Brooklyn Museum exhibits (4 1/2 reels) and for exhibits held in various galleries and museums, primarily in N.Y. (14 reels); brief records of the Dept. of Painting and Sculpture primarily...

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Creators:
Brooklyn Museum
Dates:
1965-1968
Size:
7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broomuse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews of 72 artists, and transcripts for all but five, conducted by Arlene Jacobowitz, the Associate Curator for the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Brooklyn Museum, between 1965 and 1968. The artists discuss their work in the museum collection. Also included are 38 edited excerpts of the interviews, approximately 2-3 min. in length, used as "audio-labels" in the 1968 "Listening to Pictures" installation at the museum.

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Creators:
Lehman, Arnold L.
McElhinney, James, 1952-
Dates:
2015 March 30-April 20
Size:
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (6 hr.,19 min.), digital, wav)
114 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lehman15
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Arnold Lehman, conducted 2015 March 30-April 20, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York.

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Youtz, Philip Newell, 1895-1972
Dates:
1920-1972
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.youtphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Essays and articles by Youtz on architecture, architecture education, and museums; photographs of his architecture in the U.S. and in China; clippings; and an inventory of Youtz papers in the Michigan Historical Collections, Ann Arbor.

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Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 April 16
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.conner73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bruce Conner conducted 1973 April 16, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Conner speaks of his family background and youth in Kansas; his early interest in art; his education at the University of Nebraska; an early Dada show he participated in; attending the Brooklyn Museum Art School; getting his work in the Charles...

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Creators:
Roberts, Laurance P.
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1985 July 26-29
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes (2 hr., 22 min.))
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.robert85
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Laurance P. Roberts conducted 1985 July 26-29, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Furey, Joseph E., 1906-
Millstein, Barbara Head
Dates:
1989 April
Size:
43 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.furejose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Joseph Furey conducted by Barbara Head Millstein. Furey speaks of his family background and education; his work as a laborer on the Golden Gate Bridge and the George Washington Bridge; his wife Lillian Flemming and their children; the evolution of his decorated apartment at 447 16th Street in Brooklyn; his materials and methods; his ha...

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Creators:
Jaffe, Shirley, 1923-2016
Berman, Avis
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 Sept. 27-28
Size:
1 Item (Sound recording, master: 1 compact disc, 3 WMA files (4 hr., 28 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jaffe10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Shirley Jaffe conducted 2010 Sept. 27 and 28, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Jaffe's studio, in Paris, France.

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Creators:
Peterdi, Gabor
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Apr. 29
Size:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.peterd71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gabor Peterdi conducted 1971 Apr. 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Peterdi speaks of his youth in Hungary and his early desire to be a painter, Paris and his first encounter with surrealism, studying printmaking with Stanley William Hayter and the Paris art scene in the 1930s. He comments on coming to the U.S....

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Creators:
Bronstein, Herbert, 1921-2011
Dates:
circa 1952-1976
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bronherb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence between art critic Amy Goldin and friend Herb Bronstein, director of communication for the Brooklyn Museum measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1952-1976. Included are letters from Amy to Herb and copies of letters from Herb to Amy. Also found are typescript notes by Herb regarding Amy.

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