Oral history interview with Gordon Onslow-Ford, 1984 Mar. 26.

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Oral history interview with Gordon Onslow-Ford, 1984 Mar. 26.

An interview of Gordon Onslow-Ford conducted 1984 Mar. 26, by Ted Lindberg, for the Archives of American Art. Onslow-Ford speaks of his family background and early years in England; his education; going to Paris and studying art there; his studies with Fernand Leger; his discovery of cubism and futurism; meeting Andre Breton; his work in surrealism; coming to New York and later to San Francisco; the development of his interest in calligraphy and black and white painting; his feelings about ecology. He recalls Roberto Matta Echuarren.

Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes.Transcript: 51 p.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7916839

Archives of American Art

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Onslow-Ford, Gordon

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Gordon Onslow-Ford, b. 1912 Dec. 26, Wendover, England; d. 2003 Nov. 9, Painter of Inverness, Calif. From the description of Oral history interview with Gordon Onslow-Ford, 1984 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646396944 Painter; Inverness, Calif.; b. Dec. 26, 1912, Wendover, England; d. Nov. 9, 2003. From the description of Gordon Onslow-Ford papers, 1951-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84281747 From the description of Gordon Onslow-Ford int...

Breton, André, 1896-1966

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French surrealist poet. From the description of Letter, 1954. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83290392 French writer and one of the founder of surrealism. From the description of Letter, 1955 Feb. 10. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79306565 ...

Matta Echaurren, Roberto Sebastián, 1911-

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Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955

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French painter. From the description of Letters and manuscripts of Fernand Léger, 1918-1955. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81728195 ...

Lindberg, E. Theodore

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