Title: Interview with Ed Clark
Physical Details: 4 sound cassettes ; 3 hr., 19 min., 27 sec.
Description: Recordings stop and start and have hum. Tape 01 and Tape 02, Side 01 content on left channel only. Tape 03, Side 01 has a constant buzz and ambient noise, and portions of discussion are difficult to hear. Tape 02 and Tape 03 Side 02 is blank. Tape 04 content was digitally edited to optimize sound quality. Portions of recording remain difficult or impossible to understand due to constant buzz and muffled speaking. Judith Wilson interviews Ed Clark. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Clark's life, art, its subject matter, hard-edge painting, process and technique of Clark's painting, galleries, selling art, Clark's time and working in Paris in the 1960s, racism. Numerous artists are mentioned, including Bob Thompson. Tapes 01-03 were recorded 1985 April 01. Tape 04 is undated but based on flow and content of conversation it is estimated recording was done soon after Tapes 01-03.
Creator: Clark, Edward, 1926-2019
Forms part of: Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Edward Clark and Judith Wilson. Interview with Ed Clark, 1985. 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: 24864