Physical Details: 2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. ; 1 hr., 18 min., 17 sec.
Description: Unedited video footage produced by Didi Barret of the Museum of American Folk Art with the assistance of Richard Gasperi of the Gasperi Folk Art Gallery, New Orleans, La.
Footage includes views of Hunter's murals in the "African House" at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches, La., with comments by Hunter's friends Thomas Whitehead and Mildred Bailey; an interview of Hunter conducted by Whitehead on April 21, 1985; views of 27 sketches from Hunter's 1945 sketchbook with comments by art dealer Richard Gasperi; and a tour of the New Orleans Museum of Art's exhibition, A New Orleans salute to Clementine Hunter's centennial, narrated by curator William Fagaly.
Forms part of: Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection,
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Documentary on Clementine Hunter, 1985. Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 12189
- Bailey, Mildred Hart
- Folk art
- Hunter, Clementine
- Whitehead, Tom
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.