The HistoryMakers Video Oral History with David Driskell


The HistoryMakers Video Oral History with David Driskell


Art professor, curator, and fine artist David Driskell (1931 - ) was one of the world's leading authorities on African American art. He wrote five exhibition books, co-authored four others, and published more than forty catalogues from exhibitions he curated. In 1998, the University of Maryland established the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the African Diaspora, which honored Driskell's career as artist, educator, philanthropist, collector, and art historian. Driskell was interviewed by The HistoryMakers on 6/23/2001, in Hyattsville, Maryland. This collection is comprised of the video footage of the interview.

Total Sessions: 1; Total Tapes: 8; Total Run Time: 03h 47m 40s

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Driskell, David C. (person)

David C. Driskell (1931-) is a painter and curator in Washington, D.C. Cynthia Mills (1947- ) is an art historian in Washington, D.C. From the description of Oral history interview with David Driskell, 2009 Mar.18-Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744437427 ...