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Interview with Imogen Cunningham

Interview with Imogen Cunningham

Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976

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Physical Details: 3 sound tape reels analog ; 3 in.

Description: Cunningham, interviewed by Mann, speaks of the sale and exhibition of her prints; being a "darkroom slave"; portrait photography; photographs as documents; the "soft-focus era"; teaching; and the f/64 Group.

Cunningham comments on 104 of her photographs, including her portraits of Edward Weston and Margrethe Mather, Martha Graham, Cary Grant, Alfred Stieglitz, Upton Sinclair, Adedee Ozenfant, Frida Kahlo, Getrude Stein, Shen Yao, Lyonel Feininger, Morris Graves, Anna Freud, and Minor White. She recalls Diane Arbus, Arthur Fellig, Paul Strand, and others.

Reel 3 is a fairly poor, noisy recording.

Creator: Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976

Forms part of: Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978

Digital ID: 14694