Size: 21 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 12 min.
Summary: An interview of artists' model Rachel Pulley conducted 2000 Sept. 25, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Pulley's home, Claremont, Calif.
Pully described her early life and the central roles played by her mother and sisters who are "cynical" in their views of men, marriage, and couples; her first modeling job and the reasons for her taking it, including the feeling that it was a "cool" thing to do; the way she as a model sees herself and is perceived by others; and her view that the studio becomes a stage for acting out such gender conflicts.