University and the Arts symposium, 1978.


Buck, Robert T. University and the Arts symposium, 1978.

University and the Arts symposium, 1978.

Collection contains tape recording and transcript of a symposium held at the State University of New York at Buffalo on October 12, 1978, with presentations by Robert T. Buck, John Cage, Robert Creeley, Merce Cunningham, and Morton Feldman.

1 .5 Ms. box (.21 linear feet)

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Buck, Robert T., (person)

Robert Treat Buck, Jr. joined the Albright-Knox Art Gallery as assistant director in 1970. On July 1, 1973, he succeeded retiring director Gordon M. Smith. Buck's directorship of the Albright-Knox lasted exactly 10 years. During this time, he strengthened the Gallery's education programs and oversaw the publication of a major collection catalogue, Painting and Sculpture, from Antiquity to 1942 (1979). His term also included a considerable expansion in Buffalo Fine Arts Academy (B.F....

Cage, John. (person)

Cunningham, Merce (person)

Merce Cunningham is a choreographer. He started his career as a dancer with Martha Graham's company, and then left to start his own company. The company, which was created over 50 years ago, is still flourishing. Merce Cunningham was born in Centralia, Washington. He first started formal dance training at the Cornish Institute of Allied Arts in Seattle. From 1939 to 1945 he was a soloist in the Martha Graham Company. While performing with Martha Graham, Cunningham began ...

State university of New York at Buffalo (corporateBody)

Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 (person)

Sponsored by Stanford University, the English Department, the Creative Writing Program, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Stanford Library, and the Library Associates. From the description of A symposium on his poetry and his place in American letters : recording, 2005 Nov. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864090 David Shaff was at Yale at this time; he wrote and edited poetry. From the description of Letters to David O. Schaff, 1962-1965. (Unknown). WorldC...

Feldman, Morton, 1926-1987 (person)

Composer Morton Feldman (1926-1987) was best known for his association with the New York School of experimentalist musicians, including composers John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Earle Brown, and pianist David Tudor. In addition to composing approximately 150 works, Feldman also wrote more than three dozen articles about various aspects of music and art. Feldman was a member of the music department faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1972-1987. During those years he served...

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