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Interview with Carolyn Lawrence, 2010

Carolyn Lawrence

AFRICOBRA Interviews

Tape CL

TV LAND

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Q:  If you can just tell me your name, looking at me, and the fact that you were an AFRICOBRA member.  If you can say your name, I was a member of AFRICOBRA.

CL:  Carolyn Mims Lawrence, and I was a member of AFRICOBRA.

Q:  If you could tell us a little bit about your participation in the Wall of Respect.

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Interview with Jae Jarrell, 2010

Jae Jarrell

AFRICOBRA interviews

Tape JJ

TV LAND

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Q:  It's a good story.  Let's start talking about it.  Tell me about you, for a minute.  Let's talk about you, for a second.  Tell me about your work.  What influenced your work.  I know it's a big question, but if you go back to maybe the sixties, what you were doing at the time.  Tell me about your work.

Kenneth Noland Oral History Interview Conducted by Avis Berman for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987

AVIS BERMAN:  This is Avis Berman talking with Kenneth Noland on July 1, 1987. You said that David Smith talked to you about the advantages of working in series. And you never really discussed or elaborated on what you thought those advantages, or what he thought those advantages were.

Richard "Dick" Solomon Oral History Interview Conducted by James McElhinney for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2015

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  [00:00:00] Let's just do a couple of tests, so say anything you like.

RICHARD SOLOMON:  Anything I like?

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  There you go.

RICHARD SOLOMON:  [Laughs.] Can I say anything I like?

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  How's it sound?

FEMALE SPEAKER:  Sounds fine.

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  Good? Okay.

RICHARD SOLOMON:  Loud and clear?

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  Can you see the counter moving?

FEMALE SPEAKER:  Yeah, it's [inaudible].

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  No, can you see the counter here?

Mary Shaffer Oral History Interview Conducted by Josephine Shea for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2008

JOSEPHINE SHEA: This is Josephine Shea interviewing Mary Shaffer at the artist's studio and home—they are adjacent to each other in Taos, New Mexico, or technically, I guess, Las Colinas—for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, and this is disc number one.

We begin at the beginning, with when and where were you born?

MARY SHAFFER: Let's see. Okay, I was born in Walterboro, South Carolina—can you hear me all right?

JOSEPHINE SHEA: Yes.

MARY SHAFFER:  —1943.

JOSEPHINE SHEA: So in the South.

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