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Robert Gordy interview, 1986 Feb. 15

Gordy, Robert, b. 1933 d. 1986
Active in La.

Kahan, Mitchell Douglas, b. 1951
Active in Akron,Ohio

Collection size: 39 p. transcript.

Collection Summary: Interview of Robert Gordy conducted by Mitchell Kahan. Gordy speaks of changes in his painting style over the previous five years; printmaking media he worked in; materials he experimented with; the influence of his interest in African art; views of women in his work; humor in his work; the New Orleans environment and its effect on him; and artists who have influenced him.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert Gordy (1933-1986) was a painter from New Orleans, La.

Donated 1986 by Mitchell D. Kahan.

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