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Ezra Winter

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Diego Rivera, from the portfolio "Portraiture"

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Oral history interview with Donald Totten, 1964 May 28

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 23 pages.

An interview of Donald Totten conducted 1964 May 28, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Judith Baca, 1986 August 5-6

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 59 pages An interview of Judith Baca conducted 1986 August 5-6, by Amalia Mesa-Bains, for the Archives of American Art.
Baca speaks of her family history, childhood, and education in Los Angeles, her involvement with the Los Angeles muralism movement in the early 1970s, her teaching experience at East Los Angeles recreation center, her directorship of the Eastside murals and of the City-Wide Mural Project, the work of other muralists, feminist views on art which have influenced her work, the origin of the Social and Public Arts Resource Center in Venice, California, her directorship and the mission of the S.P.A.R.C. in 1986, and her own current mural projects.

Oral history interview with Ruth Pershing Uhler, 1965 May 11

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 11 pages An interview of Ruth Pershing Uhler conducted 1965 May 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Uhler speaks of her background and education; becoming involved with the Public Works of Art Project working on a mural project for the public library in Houston; going to work for the Museum of Fine Arts; the history of the Museum; the growth of its collection; the Index of American Design; the importance of the Museum of Fine Arts to the community.

Oral history interview with Max Spivak, circa 1965

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 58 pages. An interview of Max Spivak conducted circa 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Spivak speaks of how he went from being an accountant to doing art; moving to Paris for three years, and how this experience changed his life; the difference between painting in Europe and painting in America; moving back to New York; why he decided to leave Paris and move back to New York; the importance of intuitive feeling; his involvement with the Gibson Committee; how he and some members of the Gibson Committee thought of the WPA; his experiences with the PWAP at the Whitney Museum; picketing outside the Mirror; his and the other artists experiences with the Project; the development of the Artist Congress; the nature of art; his work on mosaic murals; how art started losing support from the government by the late thirties; doing murals for big companies; the waning moments of the Project. He recalls Arshile Gorky, Holger Cahill, Audrey McMahon, Lee Krasner, Harold Rosenberg, Harry Knight, Lou Block, and others.

Oral history interview with Clay Spohn, 1976 January 9-February 5

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 84 pages.

An interview of Clay E. Spohn conducted 1976 January 9-February 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with David Novros, 2008 Oct. 22-27

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 38 p.

An interview of David Novros conducted 2008 Oct. 22-27, by Michael Brennan, for the Archives of American Art, at Novros' home, in New York, N.Y.

Oral history interview with John Emmett Gerrity, 1965 Jan. 20

Archives of American Art
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.

Transcript: 24 p.

An interview of John Emmett Gerrity conducted 1965 Jan. 20, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art. Gerrity speaks of his background and education; working as a watercolorist and a mural painter for the WPA Federal Art Project; his work methods; the effect of the FAP on him and on other artists of the San Francisco Bay area; and the influence of the Mexican muralists.

Oral history interview with Joseph Vogel, 1965 Jan. 5

Archives of American Art
Sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.

Transcript: 46 p.

An interview of Joseph Vogel conducted 1965 Jan. 5, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Oral history interview with Hebe Daum Stackpole and Jack Moxom, 1965 January 9

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 34 pages.

An interview of Hebe Daum Stackpole and Jack Moxom conducted 1965 January 9, by Mary McChesney, in Oakland, California, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts project.

Oral history interview with Clay Spohn, 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 120 pages.

An interview of Clay Spohn conducted 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.

Oral History interview with Nell Sinton, 1974 August 15

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 37 pages An interview with Nell Sinton conducted 1974 August 15, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
Sinton discusses the 1960s art world of San Francisco, among other topics.

Oral history interview with Charles Mattox, 1964 Apr. 9

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 23 p.

An interview of Charles Mattox conducted 1964 Apr. 9, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Saul Steinberg, 1971

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 17 pages. Interview of Saul Steinberg conducted by Grace Glueck for the Archives of American Art.
Steinberg discusses his travels in Ethiopia and Kenya; early paintings in America; politics and art in the 1960s; pyramids and the masonic movement; his own mythology; painting and drawing techniques; and his writings.

Oral history interview with Werner Drewes, 1975 February 19

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 59 pages

An interview of Werner Drewes conducted 1975 February 19, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1964 Oct. 22

Archives of American Art
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.

Transcript: 33 p.

An interview of Reuben Kadish conducted 1964 Oct. 22, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Oral history interview with Edwin Emery, 1965 May 24

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 38 pages

An interview of Edwin Emery conducted 1965 May 24, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Oral history interview with Urban Neininger, 1964 Sept. 22

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 15 p.

An interview of Urban Neininger conducted 1964 Sept. 22, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Saul Steinberg, 1973 March 27

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 11 pages.

Interview of Saul Steinberg conducted 1973 March 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1992 Apr. 15

Archives of American Art
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette.

Transcript: 40 p.

An interview of Reuben Kadish conducted 1992 Apr. 15, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Kadish discusses designing murals for the WPA in the 1930s; working as an artist in the South Pacific for the U.S. Army during World War II; the N.Y. art scene in the 1940s; and his views on government support of the arts and on art censorship. He recalls Jackson Pollock.

Oral history interview with Helen and Margaret Bruton, 1964 December 4

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 37 pages

An interview of Helen and Margaret Bruton conducted by Lewis Ferbraché on 1964 December 4 for the Archives of American art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Oral history interview with Ann Rice O'Hanlon, 1964 July 8

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 42 p.

An interview of Ann Rice O'Hanlon conducted 1964 July 8, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art, in Mill Valley, Calif.

Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27

Archives of American Art
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.

Transcript: 10 p.

An interview of Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath conducted 1964 May 27, by Minette Martin, for the Archives of American Art.
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