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Creators:
Arient, James, 1946-
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001
Dates:
1981-1982
Size:
4 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.ariejame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Howard Finster conducted by James Arient and Howard Finster's own recordings of himself.

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Creators:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1984 June 11
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording, analog)
60 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.finste84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Howard Finster conducted 1984 June 11, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001
Dates:
1932-1987
Size:
3 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.finshowa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reels 4033-4034: Correspondence; writings; printed material; photographs; financial material; and works of art, including stencils, drawings, prints and 'fiber art' by Finster.

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Creators:
Nosanow, Barbara Shissler
Dates:
[ca. 1981]
Size:
18 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.nosabarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Finster to Barbara Shissler Nosanow at the National Museum of American Art, discussing his upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. The letter is illustrated in pencil with sketches of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson and William Shakespeare. Finster writes: "I am excited to be coming to Washington w...

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Creators:
Oppenhimer, Ann Frederick
Dates:
[ca. 1976-1984]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((195 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.oppeann
Repository:
Archives of American Art

194 slides of the Reverend Howard Finster and his paintings, sculpture, and his garden environment taken by Oppenhimer and others. Included are a copy of Finster's slide set for his lecture on his art and slides of Finster exhibitions: "Sermons in Paint," at the University of Richmond, 1984; "Horse of a Different Drummer," at the Carriage House Gal...

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Creators:
Arient, Beth, 1946-
Arient, James, 1946-
Dates:
1979-1988
Size:
147 Items ((on 1 partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ariebeth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

23 letters from Howard and Pauline Finster to the Arients, 1979-1987; and photographs of folk artists, some with the Arients, and their work, 1980-1988. Among the artists photographed are Elijah Pierce, Mary Borkowski, Jesse Howard, Joe "The Welder" Janosik, Eunice McCloskey, Dow Pugh, Howard Finster, Minnie Black, Nellie Mae Rowe, Lanier Meaders, ...

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Creators:
Laffal, Florence
Laffal, Julius.
Dates:
1982-2000
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.laffflor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of Florence Laffal regarding the quarterly newsletter the "Folk Art Finder" (1980-2000); photographs (photocopies); correspondence with John Turner concerning his book manuscript on Finster; photographs of self-taught artists; and printed material concerning exhibitions of the Flo and Jules Laffal collection; and miscellany. Correspo...

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Creators:
Arient, James, 1946-
Arient, Beth, 1946-
Blum, Betty
Dates:
1988 April 27-29
Size:
213 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.arient88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of James and Beth Arient conducted 1988 April 27-29, by Betty Blum, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Turner, John F.
Dates:
circa 1928-2015
bulk 1978-1990
Size:
6.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.turnjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.

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Creators:
Volkerz, Willem
Dates:
1975-1985
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.volkwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.

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