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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nell Blaine
RLIN number: NXCP87-A11
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education in Virginia; public reaction to abstract art in 1930s and 1940s; Hans Hofmann as teacher; gallery and museum scene in New York, 1940s; transition from abstract to figurative art; trip to France, 1950; associations with New York School poets, 1950s; work in publishing industry; New School for Social Research; illnesses.
Extent: Transcript: 122 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Blaine, Nell, 1922-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Artist
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Skillion, Anne
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art museums; Art, Abstract; Artists; Publishers and publishing
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art, Modern--20th century--United States; Blaine, Nell, 1922-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016980-12423