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Interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13, from the Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13

Interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13

Denney, Alice, 1922-

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Title: Interview with Alice Denney

Date: 1976 May 13

Physical Details: 1 sound cassette : analog ; 53 min., 22 sec.

Description: An interview of Alice Denney conducted by Walter Hopps for the National Museum of American Art.

Denney speaks of her organization of two Washington, D.C. art happenings: the "Pop Festival," held in conjunction with an exhibition, The popular image, sponsored by the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, April 18 - May 1, 1966; and the "Now Festival," April 26 - May 1, 1966.

She recalls Robert Rauschenberg's performance pieces including Pelican (1963), Linoleum (1966), Spring training (1965), and Map room (1965).

Creator: Denney, Alice, 1922-

Forms part of: Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13. Oral history interview with Alice Denney, 1976 May 13. 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: 15098