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Famous American women painters / by Arthur Hoeber

Smithsonian Libraries
Issued as v. 2, no. 3 (March 16, 1914) of The Mentor.

Also available online.

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Model for the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors Medal (obverse and reverse) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Black-and-white study print (8x10).

Orig. negative: 8x10, Safety, BW.

Oral history interview with Louise Fishman, 2009 Dec. 21

Archives of American Art
Sound recording, master: 7 memory cards (6 hr., 22 min.) digital; 1.25 in.

Transcript: 100 p.

An interview of Louise Fishman conducted 2009 Dec. 21, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Fishman's studio, in New York, N.Y.

Hopi Pottery Painters

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Oral history interview with Isabel Bishop, 1959 April 15

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 20 pages

An interview of Isabel Bishop conducted on 1959 April 15, by Warren Chappell and Henrietta Moore, for the Archives of American Art.

Bishop speaks of her painting, "Subway Scene"; the Art Students League; study abroad; contemporary art; problems with drawing Union Square; and the drawings of James Thurber. She recalls Kenneth Hayes Miller and Reginald Marsh.

Oral history interview with Grace Hartigan, 1979 May 10

Archives of American Art
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes

Transcript: 60 p.

An interview of Grace Hartigan conducted 1979 May 10, by Julia Link Haifley, at the artist's studio, in Baltimore, Md., for the Archives of American Art.

Hartigan speaks of her childhood and school experiences; her first marriage, painting classes with Isaac Lane Muse; the New York scene in the 1940s and 1950s; friendships with Pollock, Kline, De Kooning, Rothko, Guston, and others.

Oral history interview with Perle Fine, 1968 Jan. 19

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

Transcript: 39 p.

An interview of Perle Fine conducted 1968 Jan. 19, by Dorothy Seckler, in the artist's studio, in New York, N.Y., for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Elsie Driggs, 1985 October 30-December 5

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 318 pages

An interview of Elsie Driggs conducted 1985 October 30-1985 December 5, by Francine Tyler, for the Archives of American Art.

Oral history interview with Yvonne Jacquette, 1989 June 6-Dec. 13

Archives of American Art
Sound recording 6 sound cassettes

Transcript 287 p.

An interview of Yvonne Jacquette conducted 1989 June 6-Dec. 13, by Barbara Shikler for the Archives of American Art.

Jacquette discusses the evolution of her subject matter, attaining aerial views; pivotal paintings; techniques and media; locales; and meditation. She recalls Rudy Burckhardt, Edwin Dewby, Janet Fish, Sylvia Mangold, Brooke Alexander, Red and Mimi Grooms and others.

Oral history interview with Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones, 1964 April 26

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 42 pages

Interview of Elizabeth Sparhawk-Jones conducted 1964 April 26, by Ruth Gurin (Bowman), when Gurin was Curator of the Collection at New York University.

Oral history interview with Ann Wilson, 2009 April 19-2010 July 12

Archives of American Art
Audio: 12 wav files (7 hr., 1 min.): digital

Transcript: 152 pages.

An interview of Ann Wilson conducted 2009 April 19- 2010 July 12, by Jonathan Katz, for the Archives of American Art, at Wilson's home, in Valatie, N.Y.

Oral history interview with Virginia Cuthbert, 1995 August 28

Archives of American Art
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog.

Transcript: 40 pages

An interview of Virginia Cuthbert conducted 1995 August 28, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Cuthbert's home, Buffalo, New York.

Virginia Cuthbert discusses her family background in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area; and her father's love of art and acquaintance with Homer Saint-Gaudens, Director of the Carnegie Museum of Art; her very early art education and, later, her study in Europe on a Syracuse University fellowship; her brief study with Felice Carena in Florence and critiques of her work in London by Augustus John and Colin Gill; her study and friendship in New York with George Luks and the beginning of a long friendship with the composer, Virgil Thompson; graduate study in fine arts at the University of Pittsburgh; her engagement to the future museum director, Andrew Ritchie, its breaking-off, and her marriage to Philip Elliott; her further study at the Carnegie Institute with Alexander Kostellow; and a sketching trip to France and Spain.

Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 1968 October 3

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 30 pages

An interview of Emma Amos conducted 1968 October 3, by Al Murray, for the Archives of American Art.

Amos speaks of the development of her interest in art and her early influences, her education at Antioch, black politics and the problems facing black artists, image problems among blacks, her travels in Europe, her interests in different media, and the effect of marriage and motherhood on her work.

Oral history interview with Miriam Beerman, 2009 December 28

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 29 pages.

An interview of Miriam Beerman conducted 2009 December 28, by Anne Louise (Bayly) Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at Beerman's home, in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Autobiographical writing by Alma Thomas on her Earth paintings

Archives of American Art
Essay : 1 p. : typescript

Lily Shuff at exhibition

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm. One black and white photograph of painter Lily Shuff at an exhibition of her work.
Date based on handwritten inscription on verso: 47.

Oral history interview with Jane Hammond, 2012 Apr. 3-May 24

Archives of American Art
Sound recording, master: 9 sound files (8 hr., 21 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 234 p.

Interview of Jane Hammond, conducted by Judith Olch Richards for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at Hammond's home and studio in New York, NY, from April 3 - May 24, 2012.

Hammond speaks of her family and her parents' families, including her maternal grandmother; attending college at Mount Holyoke; going to graduate school at Arizona State University and the University of Wisconsin; the influence of Eva Hesse on her early work; the influence of artists from California on Hammond's circle of artists in Madison, WI; moving to Nantucket to build a house for her parents; moving to New York; finding the loft that became her home and studio for 23 years; teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art; the influence of Post-Minimalism and Conceptualism on her work; her first exhibition at Exit Art; beginning to make prints; the concepts and construction behind selected bodies of work, including the Untitleds, her collaboration with John Ashbery, Shanghai Costumes, the "rebus" works, the "butterfly maps", Fallen, and the Dazzle paintings; collecting vernacular photographs; the use of photography in her work; the influence of systems, recombination, the internet, and computers in her work; the influence of September 11th and the Iraq War on her work; her relationships with galleries; and how she organizes her studio and records; and her contemporary network of friends and collaborators. Hammond also recalls Craig McNeer, Judy Pfaff, Leonard DeLonga, John Ashbery, Nina Freudenheim, Roberta Lieberman, John Yau, Robert Creeley, Jane Rosen, Jose Freire, Vanessa Viola, Shelley Monder, Bill Goldston, Sebastian Junger, Wynn Kramarsky, Glenn Fuhrmann, Bud Shark, Michelle Zatta, Kathy Grove, Jean Frémon, Peter Cohen, and others.

Photograph of Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan, Mexico

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 27 x 27 cm.

Photograph of Frida Kahlo at her home in Coyoacan, Mexico

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : silver gelatin ; 27 x 27 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten): 1. Frida Kahlo sitting in the door of the dining room in her Coyoacan house after lunch.

Photograph of Emmy Lou Packard and Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan, Mexico

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 35 x 31 cm.

Identification on verso (handwritten) by Packard: Photograph by Diego Rivera of Emmy Lou Packard and Frida Kahlo, Coyoacan, Mex 1941.

Shirley Jaffe with work of art

Archives of American Art
1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 20 cm.

Black and white photograph of Shirley Jaffe with work of art, circa 1950s.

Oral history interview with Lee Krasner, 1964 Nov. 2-1968 Apr. 11

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 79 p.

Oral history interview with Lee Krasner conducted 1964 Nov. 2-1968 Apr. 11, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Krasner speaks of meeting Jackson Pollock; their marriage; and his work.

Oral history interview with Bernarda Bryson Shahn, 1995 July 3

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 39 pages

An interview of Bernarda Bryson Shahn conducted 1995 July 3, by Pamela J. Meecham, for the Archives of American Art.

Bryson Shahn talks about Ben Shahn's involvement in the Farm Security Administration's photographic project during the 1930s; her and her husband's involvement with socialism, unions, and the Communist Party during the 1930's; the removal of Diego Rivera's mural from Rockefeller Center; changes in Ben Shahn's critical status as a painter -- particularly during the Red Scare, and relative to the rise of Abstract Expressionism; her own career as an illustrator; the Jersey Homesteads and Ben Shahn's mural in Roosevelt, New Jersey; as well as her impressions of Italy and Japan.

Oral history interview with Isabel Bishop, 1987 November 12-December 11

Archives of American Art
Transcript: 130 pages

An interview of Isabel Bishop conducted 1987 November 12-December 11, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.

Bishop discusses her family background; moving to New York; her studio in Union Square; "Reality" magazine; and her figurative sculpture and portraiture. She recalls Reginald Marsh, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Raphael Soyer, Alan Gruskin, Guy Pène du Bois, James Johnson Sweeney, and others.
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