John Jones interviews with artists, 1965 Oct. 5-1965 Nov. 12

Jones, John

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (284 p.)

Collection Summary: Interviews of American artists conducted by John Jones. Jones questions most of the artists about the relationship of their painting to European tradition. Interviewees are: Rudolf Arnheim, George Cohen, Helen Frankenthaler, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, Sheldon Machlin, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg, Man Ray, James Rosenquist, George Segal, Theodoros Stamos, Saul Steinberg, and Jack Youngerman.

Interviews conducted by John Jones for a research project sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies. He lent the tapes to the Archives for transcribing.

How to Use this Collection

  • George Segal interview: microfilm reel 3949 (George Segal interview ONLY is on this reel) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
  • Arnheim: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce more than fifty words must be obtained from: Rudolf Arnheim 1133 South Seventh Street, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48103.
  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information. Lichtenstein, Rosenquist, Stamos, and Youngerman interviews are ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.
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