Title: Interview with Elizabeth Murray
Date: 2005 June 7-July 20
Physical Details: 6 sound cassettes ; 7 hr., 56 min., 47 sec.
Description: All recordings have tape hiss, buzzing, humming or background noise. Tape 02, Side 01 recording ends 00:11:46. Tape 02, Side 02 is blank. Tape 03, both sides, Tape 04, Side 01, and Tape 05, Side 01 recordings stop and start. Tape 05, Side 01 recording ends 00:08:48. Tape 05, Side 02 is blank. Tape 06 recordings done over the phone. Tape 06, Side 02 recording ends 00:14:27. Dodie Kazanjian interviews Elizabeth Murray. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Murray's life, family, education, career, artwork, its subject matter, development and influences of her painting style and techniques. Recordings are made prior to Murray's career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, October 23, 2005January 6, 2006. People mentioned include Jennifer Bartlett, Al Held, Agnes Martin, Ivan Karp, Jackson Pollock, Joel Shapiro, Jeff Way, Ellen Phelan, Don Sunseri, Paula Cooper, John Elderfield, Kirk Varnedoe, Robert Storr, Andy Warhol, Lee Bontecou, Philip Guston. Some of the recordings include Calvin Tomkins in addition to Murray and Kazanjian.
Creator: Murray, Elizabeth, 1940-
Forms part of: Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Elizabeth Murray and Dodie Kazanjian. Interview with Elizabeth Murray, 2005 June 7-July 20. Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. 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: 23970