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Oral history interview with May Stevens, 2009 August 10-11

Oral history interview with May Stevens, 2009 August 10-11

Stevens, May, 1924-

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 86 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 6 memory cards. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 14 min.

Summary: An interview of May Stevens conducted August 10 and 11, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Steven's home and studio, in Santa Fe, N.M.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee May Stevens (1924- ) is a feminist painter in Santa Fe, N.M. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.

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 Terra Foundation for American Art.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with May Stevens, 2009 August 10-11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.