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Helen Sloan interview, circa 1950, 1991

Marshall, Laurie

Collection Information

Size: 0.8 linear feet

Summary: This small collection of a video interview conducted by Laurie Marshall with Helen Sloan, widow of artist John Sloan, measures 0.8 linear feet and dates from circa 1950 and 1991. The bulk of the collection consists of video and audio recordings of the interview, a transcript of the interview, and a rough transfer of a black and white 16 mm film about John Sloan from the circa 1950s. The interview was conducted in preparation for a documentary on John Sloan, "John Sloan's New York". The full documentary was never produced.

Biographical/Historical Note

Laurie Marshall is a documentary filmmaker and director in New York who specializes in art and art history. Helen Farr Sloan was a philanthropist, painter, and educator, and was married to artist, John Sloan, from 1945 until his death in 1951.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2018 by Laurie Marshall.