Oral history interview with Enrico Donati, 1997 Jan. 7

Donati, Enrico, b. 1909 d. 2008
Active in N.Y.

Temkin, Ann, b. 1959
Active in Philadelphia,Pa.

Collection size: Transcript 95 p.

Collection Summary: Transcript of an interview with Surrealist painter Enrico Donati conducted by Ann Temkin, 1997 Jan. 07 in preparation for an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Temkin interviewed the nonagenarian Donati, who reminiscences about his involvement with Marcel Duchamp and other artists, including AndrĂ© Breton, David Hare, Julien Levy, Arshile Gorky, Victor Brauner, Pablo Picasso, Joan MirĂ³, John Ferren, Jeanne Reynal, Hans Richter, Giorgio di Chirico, Maria Martins, Eleanor Ward, Nicholas Carone, and Betty Parsons. The reminiscences are mostly anecdotal.

Biographical/Historical Note: Donati is a painter and object maker, New York, N.Y. and Temkin, a curator of modern and comtemporary art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Donated 2000 by Ann Temkin.

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