Size: 1 sound file, digital, wav file; 39 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 37 min.
Summary: Interview of Henry Strater, conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Ogunquit, ME on September 28, 1973.
Strater speaks of his body of western artworks, painted during his five years in the Verde Valley of Central Arizona; how influence functions in the art world; the influence of Cubists on his work; exhibiting at Montross, Frank Rehn, and Laurel Galleries; his influence on younger artists; some of his works, including Nubble Lighthouse November and After the Ball; his involvement with the Ogunquit Art Association; and his involvement with establishing the Museum of Art of Ogunquit. Strater also recalls Walt Kuhn, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Ben Shahn, Charles Boni, and others.