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Oral history interview with David Driskell, 2009 March 18-April 7

Object Details

interviewee
Driskell, David C.
interviewer
Mills, Cynthia, 1947-2014
Place of publication, production, or execution
United States
Physical Description
73 Pages, Transcript
General Note
Originally recorded as 7 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 7 min.
Summary
An interview of David C. Driskell conducted 2009 March 18-April 7, by Cynthia Mills, for the Archives of American Art, at Driskell's home, in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Citation
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with David Driskell, 2009 March 18-April 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.
Biography Note
David C. Driskell (1931-2020) was a painter, curator, and educator in Washington, D.C. Cynthia Mills (1947-2014) was an art historian in Washington, D.C.
Language Note
English .
Provenance
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Location Note
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Record number
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15943
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)300668
AAA_collcode_driske09
Type
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic
African American art -- African influences
African American artists
African American educators
African American painters
African American art museum curators
Theme
African American
Theme
African American
Data Source
Archives of American Art
Record ID
AAADCD_oh_300668
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