Painter, Arts administrator, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 221 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav file. Duration is 6 hr., 9 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Lois Dodd conducted 1988 October 10-November 7, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art. Dodd discusses the evolution of her subject matter; her stays in Rome, Maine, New Jersey, and Louisiana; she recalls the Tanager Gallery, Alex Katz, William King, Charles Cajori, and the Club.
Biographical/Historical Note: Lois Dodd (1927-) is a painter, educator, and founding member of the Tanager Gallery.
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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 this interview provided by John W. Payson.
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.