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WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973

WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973

Bowman, Ruth, 1923-

Curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording, master: 75 sound tape reels ; 7 in.

Sound recording, duplicate: 58 sound discs

Summary: 72 interviews of artists, art historians, administrators, curators, and others, conducted by Bowman for WNYC's "Views on Art" series. All but the Baur interview are untranscribed. Interviewees include Mario Amaya, Benny Andrews, Dore Ashton, Tracy Atkinson, Will Barnet, Gene Baro, John Baur (re: Lipman sculpture collection), Bernard Bothmer, Adelyn Breeskin (re: Mary Cassatt prints), James Brooks, J. Carter Brown, Mikhail Bruk, Nicolas Calas, Duncan Cameron, Chryssa, Rene D'Harnoncourt (re: Picasso sculpture exhibition), Rosa Esman, David Evans, Dan Flavin, Alfred Frankenstein, Tom Freudenheim (re: American art behind the iron curtain), Edward Fry, Henry Geldzahler, Inna Goncharova (re: U.S.S.R. exhibition),

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian; curator; New York, N.Y. Bowman received her M.A. at NYU, and later was guest curator at the Grey Art Gallery.


WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews donated 1989 by the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, at the request of Bowman, who had earlier deposited them at the Gallery.

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

WNYC Views on Art radio program interviews, 1967-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.