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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Will Barnet
RLIN number: NXCP86-A24
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood interest in art; Boston Museum Art School; relationship of fine and commercial art; official printer, instructor, Art Students League; Depression; Artist-in-Residence, Virginia; opinions on: gallery vs. museum shows, critics, dealers, graphic arts, tradition, art education, composition materials, spiritual qualities, trends; teaching experiences, Famous Artists School; portrait painting.
Extent: Transcript: 523 leaves, Tape: 4 reels, 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Barnet, Will, 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Artist
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: Art Students League of New York, New York, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art schools; Art Students League of New York, New York, NY; Art, American; Artists; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art and industry; Art teachers; Art, Modern--20th century--United States; Artists as teachers; Barnet, Will, 1911-; Commercial art; Famous Artists School (Westport, Conn)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016545-11988