Place of publication, production, or execution: Illinois
General Note: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 17 min.
Access Note / Rights: Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Archibald Motley, 1978 Jan. 23-1979 Mar. 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms: Transcript available online.
Funding: Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note: Archibald John Motley (1891-1981) was a painter from Chicago, Ill.
Provenance: These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001