Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16.

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Oral history interview wih Clara Diament Sujo, 2010 June 8-16.

An interview of Clara Diament Sujo conducted 2010 June 8-16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sujo's home, in New York, N.Y. Diament speaks of her childhood in Argentina; her father's early influence; working with Abbott Industries; her travels with her father as a child to Punta del Este in Urguay, and Mar del Plata; her experiences in the United States; life under Juan Perón and how political events helped shape her education; teaching in Venezuela; collecting art for the Venezuelan science museum; her views on art; the artists that she has worked with and represented; the opening of her first gallery in Venezuela; her gallery in New York City; the influence of Jorge Romero Brest; and her work with the museum network to represent Latin American artists. She recalls Katharine Kuh, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Jesus Rafael Soto, Arturo de Cordova, Alejandro Otero, Victor Valera, Armando Reverón, Mercedes Pardo, Wilfredo Lam, Alfred Barr, Rene d'Harnoncourt, Dorothy Miller, Thomas Messer, Marcel Duchamp, Hedda Sterne, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Marisol Escobar, and others.

Sound recording, master: 1 compact disc, 3 WMA files (5 hr.,10 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

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Lam, Wifredo

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Berman, Avis

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Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian from New York, N.Y. Berman is Katharine Kuh's executor. Kuh opened her own gallery in Chicago in the 1930s representing a variety of now well known artists. She is considered a pioneer for women in the field of art. From the description of Avis Berman research material on Katharine Kuh, 1939-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 430380758 Art historian; New York, N.Y. Berman is Katharin...

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Reverón, Armando 1889-1954

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Romero Brest, Jorge

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Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008

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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was a painter and photographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Robert Rauschenberg, 1965 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 646398681 Painter, photographer; New York, N.Y. Born 1925. Died 2008. From the description of Robert Rauschenberg interview, 1965 Dec. 21 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78470377 ...

Kuh, Katharine

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Messer, Thomas M.

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Thomas M. Messer (1919- ) is a museum director from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1970 Sept. 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595067 Thomas M. Messer is a museum director in New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer, 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79081984 Director of the Guggenheim. Fro...

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Marisol, 1930-

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Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981

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Art Historian and first director of the Museum of Modern Art. From the description of Alfred H. Barr, Jr. papers, 1927-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516895 Correspondence and biographical material collected by Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (1902-1981) on Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956). From the description of Barr/Feininger material, 1927-1944, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122531411 Museum director, curator, and critic; New York, N.Y. ...

Diament Sujo, Clara

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Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project.

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Sterne, Hedda, 1910-2011

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Hedda Sterne (1910-2011) was a painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Hedda Sterne, 1981 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007166 Painter; New York, N.Y. Married Saul Steinberg. From the description of Hedda Sterne papers, 1944-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744427221 Painter; New York, N.Y. Married Saul Steinberg. From the description of...

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D'Harnoncourt, René, 1901-1968

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