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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of George Segal
RLIN number: NXCP87-A131
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Art World Project
Description: Reaction to abstract expressionism; move to sculpting and use of plaster for life castings; attitudes to public art in United States; work on Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Extent: Transcript: 40 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Segal, George, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1924
Speaker occupation: Sculptor
Age at speaking: 54
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Diamonstein, Barbaralee
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abstract expressionism; District of Columbia; Monuments--Washington (D.C.); North America; Sculpture; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art--Analysis, interpretation, appreciation; Sculptors; Segal, George, 1924-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017177-12620