Oral history interview with Roger Henry Bolomey, 1968 September 28

Bolomey, Roger Henry , b. 1918
Sculptor
Active in Calif.

Size: Transcript: 50 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 30 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Roger Henry Bolomey conducted 1968 September 28, by Forrest Selvig, for the Archives of American Art. Bolomey speaks of the development of his interest in art; studying in Florence; coming to California and studying at the California College of Arts and Crafts; the development of his style; his work with polyurethane; his interest in architecture and architectural sculpture; teaching sculpture; emotional reactions to art; the future of art; and the art market.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Henry Bolomey (1918-) is a sculptor.

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.

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Interview Transcript

This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Roger Henry Bolomey, 1968 September 28, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Note: This typewritten transcript was scanned and run through optical character recognition software (OCR). However, the resulting OCR text has not been reviewed or edited for accuracy.



This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Roger Henry Bolomey, 1968 September 28, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.