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Oral history interview with Tom Blackwell, 2009 September 22-November 11

Oral history interview with Tom Blackwell, 2009 September 22-November 11

Blackwell, Tom, 1938-

Painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 109 pages

Format: Originally recorded 7 memory cards. Reformated in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 46 min.

Summary: An interview of Tom Blackwell conducted 2009 September 22-November 11, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at the Blackwell's home and studio, in Andes, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tom Blackwell (1938- ) is a photorealist artist in Andes, New York and Naples, Florida. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, New York.

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 Tom Blackwell, 2009 September 22-November 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.