Title: Interview about Bob Thompson with Judith Wilson
Date: 1990 April 14-July 9
Physical Details: 4 sound cassettes ; 5 hr., 7 min., 27 sec.
Description: Recordings stop and start. Tapes 01 and 02 have unrelated music segments at the end of each side. Tapes 03 and 04 have hum and background noise. Judith Wilson, interviewed by Bob Gardner, discusses her research into Bob Thompson's life. Tapes 01-02 discussion centers in the years 1937-1957 and topics include Thompson's family, schooling in Louisville, KY, and Thompson's time at the Boston University. Tapes 03-04 discussion centers on Thompson's life in 1957-1966 and topics include Thompson's life in New York City and Europe and the development of Thompson's art. People mentioned include Gloucester Caliman Coxe, Robert Douglas, Sam Gilliam, Horace Bond, Fred Bond, Ted Joans, Robert Carter, Carol Plenda, Jay Milder, Christopher Lane.
Creator: Wilson, Judith
Forms part of: Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Judith Wilson and Bob Gardner. Interview about Bob Thompson with Judith Wilson, 1990 April 14-July 9. Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Digital ID: 24860