PAUL KARLSTROM: This is Paul Karlstrom conducting an interview with Frank Lloyd seated—this is your office, I guess, in the Frank Lloyd Gallery in Bergamot Station, a collection of—a community—of galleries we'll call it, in Santa Monica, California, and the date is the 16th of November 2009.
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HUNTER DROHOJOWSKA-PHILP: I'm Hunter Drohojowska-Philp. I'm interviewing Sidney Felsen at Gemini G.E.L., the print workshop on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles [CA]. It is October 23, 2009.
Sidney, we're going to start at the very beginning, which is always the best place for an interview. When and where were you born?
SIDNEY FELSEN: I was born in Chicago [IL], on September 3, 1924.
HUNTER DROHOJOWSKA-PHILP: September 3, 1924. So we're fellow Virgos.
SIDNEY FELSEN: Yes, right.
HUNTER DROHOJOWSKA-PHILP: What did your parents do?
JAMES McELHINNEY: Alright. This is James McElhinney speaking with Rosa Esman at her home at—
ROSA ESMAN: At her office.
JAMES McELHINNEY: Office, pardon me.
ROSA ESMAN: This is not my home.
JAMES McELHINNEY: I thought perhaps the home was in an adjoining apartment or something.
ROSA ESMAN: Down the block.
JAMES McELHINNEY: Down the block. Okay. Speaking with Rosa Esman at her office at 12 East Eighty-sixth Street in Manhattan, New York, on Tuesday, the 9th of June 2009.
SHARON CHURCH: This is Sharon Church interviewing Eleanor Moty at the artist's home and studio in Tucson, AZ. This is the first disk and I am recording on November 18, 2014. This is card number one.
[In progress] Okay. So Eleanor, I was asking, what do you call yourself?
ELEANOR MOTY: Artist metalsmith.
SHARON CHURCH: An artist metalsmith and I asked if you think of yourself primarily as a teacher, or an artist, or both.
ELEANOR MOTY: When I taught, I was artist-teacher or teacher-artist. And now that I'm not teaching, I'm an artist.
JAMES MCELHINNEY: This is James McElhinney, speaking with James Goodman at his home on Central Park West in New York City on Thursday, the tenth day of September 2009.
JAMES GOODMAN: So far, so good. [Laughs.]
JAMES MCELHINNEY: So far we're—we haven't asked or answered any questions yet. But one of the questions I like to ask is, can you remember or recall the first time you were aware of being in the presence of a work of art?
THEODORE KERR: This is Theodore Kerr interviewing Hunter Reynolds at the Fales Library in New York on August 10 , for the Archives of the American Art, Smithsonian Institution, card number one. Hunter, I wonder if we can start by just telling me where you grew up, the name of the city, and your first memory.
MIJA RIEDEL: This is Mija Riedel with Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art with Michael Bierut in the designer's office in New York City, December 13th, 2011, for the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. This is disc number one.
MICHAEL BIERUT: Oh, I need to warn you of one last thing. My phone might ring, and my partner Abbott's going to ask me a really short question, okay?
MIJA RIEDEL: Okay. All right. If you just—
MICHAEL BIERUT: And then I'm going to ask him a short question, then I'll be done, okay?
MIJA RIEDEL: Okay. We will—
JUDITH RICHARDS: This is Judith Richards, interviewing Howardena Pindell on December 1, 2012, at her home in New York City on Riverside Drive, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, disk one.
Howardena, as we've discussed, we're going to begin where a previous interview for the archives left off. That interview was on July 10, 1972. [Laughs.] So casting way back to 1972, I wanted to, first of all, ask some basic questions.
HOWARDENA PINDELL: Mm-hmm [Affirmative.]
THEODORE KERR: This is Theodore Kerr, interviewing Sunil Gupta at the Smithsonian in New York on March 31st for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Hello, Sunil.
SUNIL GUPTA: Hello.
THEODORE KERR: I was thinking to start, a good first question could be: What's your earliest memory?
SUNIL GUPTA: That's a tough one.
THEODORE KERR: Yeah.
SUNIL GUPTA: I don't know if I can point to one singular earliest memory, actually.
THEODORE KERR: You can share all of them.
This is tape number one.
ROBERT F. BROWN: This is an interview with Alice Winchester in Danbury, Connecticut, and the date is September 17th, isn't it, 1993.
ALICE WINCHESTER: I guess so. There's a newspaper around here somewhere. [Laughs.]
ROBERT F. BROWN: OK.
ROBERT F. BROWN: I thought maybe we could just start with some of your earliest memories. Uh, what was your family background? You're from Connecticut. Your family is a Connecticut family.