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The Painter Speaks : Artists Discuss Their Experiences and Careers, Hardback Book

The Painter Speaks : Artists Discuss Their Experiences and Careers Hardback


As part of a large oral history project of the Research Center for Arts and Culture of Columbia University aimed at compiling information on the training, career choices, and patterns of development of artists, twelve insightful narrative interviews were edited and collected for this volume.

The painters were selected to provide demographic, ethnic, and gender balance and to represent three broad career stages: emerging, established, and mature.

In vivid strokes, they discuss their family backgrounds, education, gatekeepers, experiences, and personal and artistic development.

Each interview is prefaced by brief career data and followed by honors and exhibit sources, and a representative painting is illustrated in color.

The volume introduction offers a capsule history of art in America, and a bibliography is included.



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