Size: 132 Pages Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 33 min.
Summary: An interview of Edward Loper conducted 1989 May 12, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art. Loper speaks of his early life and education; his work on the WPA's Federal Art Project in Delaware, on the Index of American Design and the easel project; his self-education and stylistic development; meeting Albert Barnes; studying with Violette De Mazia at the Barnes Foundation; meeting Horace Pippin; his exhibition history and his affiliation with various galleries, including the Carlen Galleries; his teaching career; his experiences as an African-American artist; the art scene in Wilmington.