Oral history interview with Henry Strater, 1973 September 28
1 sound file : digital, wav file
Transcript: 39 p.
Interview of Henry Strater, conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Ogunquit, ME on September 28, 1973.
Strater speaks of his body of western artworks, painted during his five years in the Verde Valley of Central Arizona; how influence functions in the art world; the influence of Cubists on his work; exhibiting at Montross, Frank Rehn, and Laurel Galleries; his influence on younger artists; some of his works, including Nubble Lighthouse November and After the Ball; his involvement with the Ogunquit Art Association; and his involvement with establishing the Museum of Art of Ogunquit. Strater also recalls Walt Kuhn, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Ben Shahn, Charles Boni, and others.
Place of publication, production, or execution: United States
General Note: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 37 min.
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Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry Strater, 1973 September 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms: Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note: Henry Strater (1896-1987) was a painter from Ogunquit, Maine.
Provenance: This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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
interviewee: Strater, Henry A., 1896-1987
interviewer: Brown, Robert F.
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)12407
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213130
Record number: AAA_collcode_strate73