Collector, Publisher, Philanthropist
Active in Honolulu, Hawaii
Size: 6 sound files (3 hr., 37 min.) digital, wav
Format: Originally recorded as 6 sound files. Duration is 3 hr.; 37 min.
Collection Summary: An interview with Thurston and Sharon Twigg-Smith conducted 2013 April 21-May 25, by Marcia Morse, for the Archives of American Art at the Twigg-Smith's home in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Biographical/Historical Note: Thurston Twigg-Smith (1921- ) is a retired newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and art collector in Honolulu, Hawaii. His wife, Sharon Twigg-Smith (1944- ) is an artist, curator, and art collector in Honolulu, Hawaii. Marcia Morse (1944- ) is an artist and arts writer in Kailua, Hawaii.
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 administrators.
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