Title: Interview with Imogen Cunningham
Physical Details: 3 sound tape reels : analog ; 3 in. ; 5 hr., 18 min., 1 sec.
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
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Imogen Cunningham and Margery Mann. Interview with Imogen Cunningham, 1960-1973. Margery Mann files on photography, 1955-1978. 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: 14694