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Oral history interview with Don Bachardy, 2009 May 21-October 7

Oral history interview with Don Bachardy, 2009 May 21-October 7

Bachardy, Don, 1934-

Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 48 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 49 min.

Summary: An interview of Don Bachardy conducted 2009 May 21, August 7, and October 7, by Susan Ford Morgan, for the Archives of American Art, at the Bachardy's home, in Santa Monica, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Don Bachardy (1934-) is an American portrait artist in Santa Monica, California.

Provenance

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Don Bachardy, 2009 May 21-October 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.