Scope and Contents
The WFUV radio interviews relating to art measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1969 to 1973. The interviews on 17 sound tape reels are for two different radio programs on WFUV, "Today's World" and University Roundtable. Both programs feature interviews with artists, museum directors, and art historians.
Interviews conducted by Vivienne Thaul Wechter, for WFUV's "Today's World" program featuring artists, museum directors, and art historians. Interviewees are: Richard Brown, Henry Tyler Hopkins, Chapman Kelley, Alvin Loving, Brenda Miller, Brian Nissen, Arlene Slavin, Stella Snead, John Watson and Harriet Zinnes, and Henry Botkin, Barbara Krashes, and Joe Solomon of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors. Also found are programs from the 1969-70 season of University Roundtable include interviews of Will Barnet, Gregory Battock, Ilya Bolotowsky, Donald Halley, Jr. and Paul Piazza of the Hudson River Museum, Lyman Kipp, Michael Kirby, Roy Moyer, and participants in the Riverside Museum "Quinquevalence" exhibition.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The WFUV radio interviews relating to art were donated to the Archives of American Art by Fordham University in 1973.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2019.