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Oral history interview with Michele Russo, 1984 August 18

Russo, Michele, 1909-2004



Collection Information

Size: 20 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 22 min.

Summary: An interview of Michele Russo conducted 1984 August 18, by Bruce Guenther, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michele Russo (1909-2004) was a painter from Portland, Or.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

Language Note

English .


Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Michele Russo, 1984 August 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.