2 sound cassettes : analog ; 2 hr., 5 min., 41 sec.
An interview of Romare Bearden conducted 1980 July 31 by Avis Berman in Berman's studio, Long Island City, N.Y. Bearden discusses his mural commissions; his youth; his time in Paris; working out of the blues tradition; the influence of the South; and changes in his work. He recalls Constantin Brancusi, Jacob Lawrence, Henri Matisse, Duke Ellington, Stuart Davis, and others.
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Citation: Romare Bearden and Avis Berman. Interview with Romare Bearden, 1980 July 31. Avis Berman research material on art and artists, 1976-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Subject: Bearden, Romare
Record number: (DSI-AAA)14279
Date: 1980 July 31
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