Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in. ; 45 min., 39 sec.
Creator: Irma B. Jaffe
Description: In the first episode of Art news and interviews, Jaffe interviews attendees at the Whitney Museum Annual's opening party on December 7th, 1965. The introduction to the episode occurs on side 2 of the reel.
Interviewees include: John I.H. Baur, the museum's director; Budd Hopkins, whose painting Yarmouth was in the exhibit; Raphael Soyer, whose portrait of John and Alice Rewald was in the exhibit; Mrs. Irving, a granddaughter of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney; Margaret McKellar of the Whitney; Jacques Kaplan, a collector; the artist Theodoros Stamos; Ben Cunningham, whose painting Six dimensions of orange was in the exhibit; the owner of the East Hampton Gallery.
Recorded for WFMU radio station in Montclair, N.J.
Forms part of: Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Interviews by Irma Jaffe at the Whitney Museum Annual 1965-1966 exhibit opening, for the Art news and interviews radio series, 1965 December. Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11937
- Whitney Museum of American Art
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.