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Oral History Interview with Rolando Briseño, conducted by Cary Cordova for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2004

CARY CORDOVA: All right. We’re recording, and this is Cary Cordova interviewing Rolando Briseño at his home at 1241 West French Place in San Antonio, Texas. And this is an interview for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. This is session one and disc one. And, Rolando, if I could just start us off by just you telling me when and where you were born.

ROLANDO BRISE?NO: I was born here in San Antonio, January the 3rd, 1952.

MS. CORDOVA: Great. And where is your family from originally?

Cynthia Bringle Oral History Interview Conducted by Liza Kirwin for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1992

LIZA KIRWIN: First I have to say this is Liza Kirwin for the Archives of American Art interviewing Cynthia Bringle at her home in Penland, North Carolina. It's January 22, 1992. And I wanted to just begin at the beginning and ask you about where you were born, and - you grew up in Memphis?

Ernest Briggs Oral History Interview Conducted by Barbara Shikler for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1982

BARBARA SHIKLER: This is Monday, July 12, 1982. I am in the home/studio of Ernest Briggs, 50 West 29th Street, New York City. He will be talking about his career as a painter and his association with Mark Rothko. Before speaking about the period of your studies with Mark Rothko in California, perhaps you could tell us something about those experiences that led you to the California School of Fine Arts. To be specific, where were you born, where did you grow up, etc.? I will take you to the next series of little questions on that subject after you deal with the first part of it.

Adelyn Breeskin Oral History Interview Conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1974

Tape 1, side A (45-minute tape sides)
[This recording is quite noisy as PC appears to have hand-held the microphone/tape recorder; there’s also interference from other voices in the room, and later from a typist and some kind of “manufacturing”—Trans.]

PAUL CUMMINGS: . . . Let’s get the statistics on here, and say it’s Paul Cummings talking to Adelyn Breeskin in her office in Washington. It’s the 27th of June, 1974. I’m curious about how you got interested in art. I mean, was it a. . . . Did it start with. . . .

Robert Breer Oral History Interview Conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1973

PAUL CUMMINGS: This is Paul Cummings talking to Robert Breer on July 10, 1973. So let's see, you were born in Detroit, Michigan, to get a chronological sequence here, in 1926. How did you get from there to Stanford? Give me some background about . . . . Did you grow up in Detroit? Did you live there a long time?

Ruth Braunstein Oral History Interview Conducted by Jo Lauria for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2009

JO LAURIA:  Beginning the interview with Ruth Braunstein for the Archives of American Art on Monday, August 10 [2009].  The interview is taking place at Ruth's residence in San Francisco.  This is tape one.

[END TRACK 1.]

MS. BRAUNSTEIN:  Ready.

MS. LAURIA:  Okay.  Ruth, could you just pronounce your name for us?

MS. BRAUNSTEIN:  My name is Ruth Braunstein, B-R-A-U-N-S-T-E-I-N.

MS. LAURIA:  Let us start with the background biographical information.  Can you tell us where and when you were born?

Paul Brach Oral History Interview Conducted by Barry Schwartz for the Archives of American Art, 1971

BS: BARRY SCHWARTZ
PB: PAUL BRACH

BS: For the Archives of American Art on their project "The Art World in Transition." I am now sitting in a luxurious conference room minus one door at the California Institute of the Arts and talking with artists Paul Branch. Paul, maybe you could start by giving us a little bit of background about yourself.

Bernard Braddon and Sidney Schectman Oral History Interview Conducted by Avis Berman for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1981

AVIS BERMAN: ...Sidney Schectman and Mr. Bernard Braddon on October 9, 1981 at Mr. Braddon's house at 44 Grammercy Park. What I'd like you to start off doing is to state your name and spell it and when you were born. And just tell me a little bit about how you became interested in art and how you came to run a gallery or be interested in being in the art scene. And, Mr. Schectman, you began with the Mercury Galleries first. Is that correct?

Louis Bouche Oral History Interview Conducted by John Morse for the Archives of American Art, 1959

JM: JOHN MORSE

LB: LOUIS BOUCHE

 

 

JM: This is a recorded interview with the painter Louis Bouché for the Archives of American Art. It is taking place in Bouché's summer home in Old Chatham, New York, on August 7th. The interviewer is John D. Morse. Well, first of all Mr. Bouché, I think we might as well begin at the beginning of your schooling. Who are some of the teachers that you remember best?

LB: Now you're referring to art school?

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