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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
Oral Historian Ben Gillespie details the Archive's Pandemic Oral History Project, conducted during the summer of 2020. The following essay was originally published in the Spring 2021 issue (vol. 60, no. 1) of the Archives of American Art Journal.
Writer and illustrator Jessica Esch explores her love of oral history interviews and how they inspired a new art project.
Guest author Angela Smith shares the story of a friendship that was sparked by an oral history interview.
In the latest entry in our Conversations Across Collections series, national collector Josh T Franco chronicles the art and activism of Juan Sánchez.
Processing archivist Rihoko Ueno highlights the Toshiko Takaezu Papers, recently acquired by the Archives. The following essay was originally published in the Fall 2020 issue (vol. 59, no. 2) of the Archives of American Art Journal.