Query: Folk artists -- Georgia -- Interviews
Howard Finster interview and recordings
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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Oral history interview with Howard Finster
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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Videos and slides on Dilmus Hall, Mary T. Smith, and J.B. Murry
Creators:
McWillie, Judith
Dates:
circa 1984-1986
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcwijudi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The videos and slides on African American folk artists Dilmus Hall, Mary T. Smith, and J.B. Murry measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1984 to 1986. The collection includes recorded interviews conducted by art historian Judith McWillie with the artists about their lives and work, and color slides of Dilmus Hall and Mary T. Smith with their work.

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Chuck and Jan Rosenak research material
Creators:
Rosenak, Chuck
Dates:
circa 1938-2008
Size:
17.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rosechuc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Chuck and Jan Rosenak research material dates from circa 1938-2008 and measures 17.6 linear feet. The collection contains research files for four books by the Rosenaks and includes letters, writings, notes, printed matter, tape-recorded interviews with artists, and photographic material.

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Willem Volkersz interviews
Creators:
Volkersz, 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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Oral history interview with Lonnie Holley
Creators:
Holley, Lonnie
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
Dates:
2020 July 29
Size:
1 Item ((29 min.), digital, mp4)
7 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.holley20
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Lonnie Holley conducted 2020 July 29, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Grocery On Home in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Andy Nasisse files relating to self-taught artists
Creators:
Nasisse, Andy S., 1946-
Dates:
circa 1979-circa 1986
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.nasiandy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Andy Nasisse files relating to self-taught artists measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1979 to 1986, with additional undated materials. Included are artist files on twenty-five self-taught artists. Files consist primarily of black and white photographs of artists, their artworks, and photographs of unidentified artworks. Also included is a letter discussing artist Howard Finster's first dealer, Jeffrey Camp, and in which Nasisse offers his advice to Finster to limit production of his work. An audio recording of an interview with Miles Carpenter conducted by Nasisse, and a documentary about J. B. Murray, A Video Documentary of an Artist and His Work, are also present in these files. The documentary features many of Murray's paintings and drawings, as well as his comments on his art and visions. The artists included in the files are Eldren M. (E. M.) Bailey, Miles Carpenter, Tessie Carroll, Emanuel "Litto" Damonte, Samuel Perry (S.P.) Dinsmoor, Sam Doyle, John Ehn, Howard Finster, Laura Pope Forrester, Dilmus Hall, Irene Hall, Bessie Harvey, St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin), Jeff McKissack, John Milkovitch, J. B. Murray, Grandma Tressa Prisbrey, Dow Pugh, W.T. Ratcliffe (or Ratliff), William Carlton Rice (Mr. Rice), Royal Robertson, James "Son Ford" Thomas, Mose Tolliver, Frank van Zant (Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder), and Brother Joseph Zoetl.

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Oral history interview with Michael Simon
Creators:
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2005 September 27-28
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.simon05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Simon conducted 2005 September 27-28, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Colbert, Georgia.

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Oral history interview with Paul Burlin
Creators:
Burlin, Paul, 1886-1969
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1962
Size:
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (2 hr., 39 min.), digital, wav)
65 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.burlin62
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Paul Burlin, conducted on December 5-6, 1962, by Dorothy Gees Seckler, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster
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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