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Oral history interview with Graham Beal, 2016 April 6-7

Oral history interview with Graham Beal, 2016 April 6-7

Beal, Graham, 1947-

Museum director

Collection Information

Size: 4 sound files (4 hrs., 47 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 111 pages.

Summary: An interview with Graham Beal conducted 2016 April 6 and 7, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Beal's home in Detroit, Michigan.

Biographical/Historical Note

Graham Beal (1947- ) is the Director Emeritus of the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator in New York, 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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Graham Beal, 2016 April 6-7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.