Title: Interview about Bob Thompson with Sam Gilliam
Date: 1986 November 10
Physical Details: 2 sound cassettes ; 1 hr., 27 min., 57 sec.
Description: Recording stops and starts and has background noise. Tape 02, Side 02 is blank. Sam Gilliam, interviewed by Judith Wilson, discusses his experiences with Bob Thompson. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Gilliam's education, studying at University of Louisville, events arranged by artists' community in Louisville, KY, and Thompson's personality, artwork and political views and awareness. People mentioned include Robert Douglas, Robert Carter, Edward Cann, Mozel Brown, Fred Vaughn, William H. Johnson, Jan Müller, Leo Zimmerman, Martha Jackson.
Creator: Gilliam, Sam, 1933-2022
Forms part of: Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Sam Gilliam and Judith Wilson. Interview about Bob Thompson with Sam Gilliam, 1986 November 10. Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Digital ID: 24841