Oral history interview with Nathan Oliveira, 1978 Aug. 9-1981 Dec. 29.

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Oliveira, Nathan, 1928-2010. Oral history interview with Nathan Oliveira, 1978 Aug. 9-1981 Dec. 29.

Oral history interview with Nathan Oliveira, 1978 Aug. 9-1981 Dec. 29.

An interview of Nathan Oliveira conducted 1978 Aug. 9-1981 Dec. 29, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Oliveira speaks of his family background and ancestry; his childhood; his education; the development of his interest in art; working as a bookbinder; his inspirations from the old masters; studying with Max Beckmann and Otis Oldfield; his U.S. Army service; working with Richard Diebenkorn; getting established in galleries as a printmaker; teaching printmaking; his European travels; living in Illinois and its effect on his career; moving to California; and meeting and working with Martha Jackson. He recalls Billy Al Bengston, Ivan Albright, and Willem de Kooning, and discusses de Kooning's influence on him. Oliveira speaks of subject matter in his paintings, and his departure from and his later return to the human figure; the relationship between artist and model; the importance and persistence of the figurative tradition in American art; artists he admires. He recalls Keith Boyle and Frank Lobdell.

1978-1980 sessions: 3 sound tape reels ; 5 in.Transcript, 1978-1980 sessions: 92 p.1981 session: 2 sound cassettes.Transcript 1981 session: 28 p.

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