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Oral history interview with John W. Rhoden, 1968 July 21

Oral history interview with John W. Rhoden, 1968 July 21

Rhoden, John (John W.), 1918-2001

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 67 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr.

Summary: Interview of John W. Rhoden conducted 1968 July 21, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

John W. Rhoden (1918-2001) was a sculptor from Brooklyn, N.Y. Rhoden attended Talladege College, Alabama, School of Painting and Sculpture at Columbia Univ., and the American Academy in Rome. Studied under William Zorach.

Provenance

These interviews are 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 others.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John W. Rhoden, 1968 July 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.