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Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15

Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15

Motherwell, Robert Burns, 1915-1991

Painter, Printmaker, Draftsmen (artists)

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 15 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 29 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Motherwell conducted 1981 Feb. 15, by Phyllis Tuchman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) was a painter from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.

Funding

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.

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Jack Flam, Dedalus Foundation, 25 East 21st St., 4th floor, New York, NY 10010

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Motherwell, 1981 Feb. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.