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Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 2011 November 19-26

Oral history interview with Emma Amos, 2011 November 19-26

Amos, Emma, 1938-

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 59 pages

Format: Originally recorded as 5 sound files. Duration is 3 hrs., 27 minutes.

Summary: An interview of Emma Amos conducted 2011 November 19-26, by Patricia Spears Jones, for the Archives of American Art's Oral History Interviews of American Photographers Project, at Amos' studio, in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Emma Amos (1937- ) is an painter and printmaker in New York, New York. Interviewer Patiricia S. Jones (1951- ) is a poet and writer in Brooklyn, New York.

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 Emma Amos, 2011 November 19-26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.