Peers, Gordon Franklin,
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Collection Summary: An interview of Gordon F. Peers conducted 1981 Feb. 17-1982 Feb. 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Peers speaks of his training as a painter at the Rhode Island School of Design and under James R. Frazier; the impact of Cezanne on his work; and the educational program at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Biographical/Historical Note: Gordon Franklin Peers (1909-1988) was a painter and educator from Providence, R.I.
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.
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.
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