Oral history interview with Muriel Castanis, 1971

Castanis, Muriel , b. 1926

Size: 13 p. transcript on 1 microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: An interview of Muriel Castanis conducted by Doloris Holmes for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project. Castanis speaks of the problems confronting women artists, the attempts by the group WAR (Women Artists in Revolution) to address these problems, consciousness-raising among women artists, art as a vehicle for social change, her development as an artist, and her work with fabric.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; New York, N.Y.

These interviews are 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.

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  • Transcript: microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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