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John Jones interviews with artists, 1965 Oct. 5-1965 Nov. 12

Jones, John


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet (284 p.)

Summary: Interviews of American artists conducted by John Jones. Jones questions most of the artists about the relationship of their painting to European tradition. Interviewees are: Rudolf Arnheim, George Cohen, Helen Frankenthaler, Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Lindner, Sheldon Machlin, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenburg, Man Ray, James Rosenquist, George Segal, Theodoros Stamos, Saul Steinberg, and Jack Youngerman.


Interviews conducted by John Jones for a research project sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies. He lent the tapes to the Archives for transcribing.

Location of Originals

  • Original recordings returned to John Jones after transcribing.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

George Segal interview: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 (George Segal interview ONLY is on this reel) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Rosenquist, Stamos, and Youngerman interviews are ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.

How to Cite This Collection

John Jones interviews with artists, 1965 Oct. 5-1965 Nov. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.