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Gene Davis papers, 1920-2000, bulk 1942-1990

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Series 3: Interviews and Lectures , 1964-1983
0.3 Linear feet
Box 3

Series contains interviews with Gene Davis in the form of sound recordings and transcripts. Many of the interviews were broadcast or published. Also found is a single lecture by Davis given in 1969 at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, entitled "Contemporary Painting." The Rose, Wall, and Hopps interviews with Davis (1971 and 1973) were later edited and published in a monograph in 1975. Edited transcripts related to that publication are found with original transcripts in this series. The Squirru and Voice of America interviews, as well as the Davis lecture, are on 4 sound tape reels, and the Hopps interview is on 1 sound cassette.
Arrangement is chronological. Galley proofs from the Donald Wall publication are found in the Writings series.
Description Container Select
Interview with Rafael Squirru, Pan American Union, circa 1964
2 sound tape reels
3
12
"Suggestions for an Interview with Gene Baro," for
Studio International
, circa 1967
3
13
"Contemporary Painting," Lecture by Davis at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, 1969 August 26
1 sound tape reel
Includes transcript
3
14
"A Conversation with Gene Davis" by Barbara Rose, 1971
3
15
Interview by Donald Wall, 1971
3
16
"An Interview with Gene Davis" by Walter Hopps, 1973 October
1 sound cassette
Includes transcript
3
17
Voice of America Interview, 1974 April 3
1 sound tape reel
Reel 2 of 2 only. Location of Reel 1 of 2 unknown.
3
18
Interview with David Tannous for Art in America, circa 1977
3
19
"A Conversation with Gene Davis" by Jean Lawlor Cohen, circa 1978
3
20
Interview by Mary Swift, 1978
3
21
Interview with Lisa Lyons, 1978
3
22
Interview by John Gerard, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1981
3
23
Interview by Jerry Clapsaddle and Percy North, 1983
3
24

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