Photographs and video of self-taught artists
Photographs, slides, and video of self-taught artists taken by Liza Kirwin, Southeast Regional Collector, Archives of American Art, when traveling for the Archives.
Herbert Waide Hemphill papers
The papers of folk art collector and museum curator Herbert Waide Hemphill date from 1776-1998, bulk 1876-1998, and measure 26.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, personal business records, files documenting his collecting, writings, art work, minutes of meetings, a scrapbook, printed material including exhibition and auction announcements and catalogs, and miscellaneous artifacts. The collection also contains numerous photographs of Hemphill, family members, his residences, friends and colleagues, exhibitions, travel, and art work. Sound and video recordings include interviews of Hemphill.
Oral history interview with C. Jane and Jeffrey Camp
Camp, Jeffrey Thomas, 1944-
149 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of C. Jane and Jeffrey Camp conducted 1987 Dec. 2-1988 Jan. 15, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Interview with John Ollman
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
79 Pages (Transcript: (on partial microfilm reel))
An interview of John Ollman conducted by Lynda Hartigan for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Ollman discusses his studies at Indiana University and his connections with the Folklore Department, before moving to Philadelphia. He speaks of his tenure as director of the Janet Fleisher Gallery, including the gallery's …
Sterling Strauser interview
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
An interview of Sterling Strauser conducted by Lynda Hartigan. Strauser speaks of his art education, and about his folk art collecting. He discusses some of the artists with whom he has worked, including Justin McCarthy, Jack Savitsky, Old Ironside Pry and Victor Joseph Gatto. He also speaks of collectors he …
Lynda Roscoe Hartigan papers
The Lynda Roscoe Hartigan papers measure 25.8 linear feet and date from circa 1970-circa 2000. The material documents Hartigan's career as curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Included are project, exhibition and subject files relating to the Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr. and the Chuck and Jan Rosenak collections at SAAM …
Oral history interview with John Ollman
An interview of John Ollman conducted 1990 Mar. 15, by Liza Kirwin for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers
Camp, C. Jane (Catherine Jane), 1953-
5.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Correspondence, photographs, slides, files, consigment of works of art to Cavin-Morris, Inc., and an account book for works of art by Howard Finster and Miles B. Carpenter, printed material concerning the Camp's interest and business in American folk art.
Oral history interview with Chuck and Jan Rosenak
Oral history interview of Chuck and Jan Rosenak conducted 1998 December 10, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster
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.