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Leon Polk Smith papers, 1938-1997

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Series 3: Interviews , 1950-1995
8 folders
Boxes 5-6

Interviews consist of six typewritten transcripts of interviews conducted with Smith from 1950 to 1993 by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, D'Arcy Hayman, and William Jeffett, among others, over the course of Smith's professional career. The series also includes a 1995 video interview of museum director Robert T. Buck discussing the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition of Leon Polk Smith for the television program National Arts, and a 1965 interview transcript with gallery owner Lucile Horsley.
This series has been scanned in its entirety. The video interview recording has been digitized for research access and is available at the Archives of American Art offices.
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Creative Art Seminar Symposium on Modern Art, March 1950
5
36
K. Osis Interview of Leon Polk Smith, May-June 1963
5
37
D'Arcy Hayman Interview of Leon Polk Smith, May 1964
5
38
Gerald Moore Interview of Lucile Horsley, March 1965
5
39
William Jeffet Interview of Leon Polk Smith, May 1985
6
1
James Collins Interview of Leon Polk Smith, November 1987
6
2
Brooke Kamin Rapaport Interview of Leon Polk Smith, July 1993
6
3
Michael Baker Interview of Robert T Buck for National Arts, 1995
Video recording
6
4

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