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Anne Swartz interviews with artists, 1998-1999

Anne Swartz interviews with artists, 1998-1999

Swartz, Anne K.

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear feet

Summary: 29 original DVCPRO videocassettes, and 23 VHS videocassette copies of interviews conducted by Anne Swartz with artists, dealers, curators and critics for a documentary about the Pattern and Decoration movement. Individuals included are Valerie Jaudon, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Jean Lowe, Kim MacConnel, Izhar Patkin, John Perreault, Jeff Perrone, Miriam Schapiro, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Holly Solomon, Ned Smyth, and Robert Zakanitch. Also included is footage of the artists' homes, studios, and artwork and a complete copy of the unfinished documentary "Pattern and Decoration: the Great Untold Story."

Biographical/Historical Note

Anne Swartz is an art historian and art history educator in N.J. Swartz created the interviews while working on a documentary project.


Donated 2011 by Anne Swartz.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Restrictions on Use

The donor, Anne Swartz, has retained copyright.

How to Cite This Collection

Anne Swartz interviews with artists, 1998-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.