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J. Carter Brown

Thursday, December 16, 1971

J. Carter Brown, Director of the National Gallery in Washington, DC, discusses the construction of the Gallery's East Wing, the history of the Gallery, and the acquisition of its collection.


WNYC archives id: 8601

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Nicholas Calas

Thursday, December 09, 1971

Author discussed his book, Icons and Images of the Sixties. Discussion of 60's art world attitudes and controversies - attitude of experimentation - enigmatic art/withholding knowledge. Mention of Jasper Johns, Marcel Duchamp, Wittgenstein's theories of art.


WNYC archives id: 8613

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Robert Indiana and Carl Weinhardt

Thursday, December 02, 1971

Host Ruth Bowman interviews artist Robert Indiana and Director of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Carl Weinhardt.

At the time of this 1971 interview, Robert Indiana’s now iconic “Love” sculpture was touring the US and had recently been loaned to the City of New York by the ...

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James Wines

Thursday, November 18, 1971

Host Ruth Bowman speaks with sculptor James Wines (b. 1932) from SITE, Sculpture In The Environment.


WNYC archives id: 11109

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George H. Hamilton

Wednesday, July 07, 1971

Guest: George Heard Hamilton, Director of Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass., and Professor of Art, Williams College.

Author discusses his book, 19th and 20th Century Art: Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture on art history and author’s experiences curating modern art collections at Yale and Williams ...

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Rosa Esman

Monday, June 14, 1971

Join Views on Art host, Ruth Bowman, as she speaks with art publisher, Rosa Esman of Tanglewood Press to discuss contemporary American graphics and editioned art.

Although the concept of editioned artworks, or multiples, was not new to the 20th century, many would credit Marcel Duchamp with ...

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Ulfret Wilke

Wednesday, May 12, 1971

Director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art, Ulfert Wilke, talks with host Ruth Bowman.


WNYC archives id: 11108

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The Monumental Works of Beverley Pepper

Thursday, December 03, 1970

Views on Art host, Ruth Bowman, interviews American sculptor, Beverly Pepper about her recent work.

New York City-born, Beverly Pepper turned to sculpture after spending the first 10 years or so of her artistic career as a painter. In this interview with Ruth Bowman, Pepper does not ...

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Leon Polk Smith

Thursday, November 19, 1970

Views on Art host, Ruth Bowman, speaks with painter Leon Polk Smith about his then current exhibition of his earlier work at the Galerie Challete in New York City.

Intent on pursuing graduate studies in teaching, Oklahoman Leon Polk Smith moved to New York City in 1936 ...

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Alfred Frankenstein

Saturday, October 17, 1970

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Dr. Alfred Frankenstein, art critic, San Francisco Chronicle, curator of American Art, U.C. Berkeley, adjunct Prof of Art History, NYU and Prof of Art, ...

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Morman Paintings of C.C. Christiansen

Wednesday, August 19, 1970

Join Views on Art host Ruth Bowman as she talks with David W. Evans and Mahonri Sharp Young about the Whitney’s Christensen panorama exhibition, Mormon art and architecture.

In its May/June issue of 1970, Art in America published a feature by Carl Carmer entitled, “A Panorama of ...

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Interview with Max Kozloff

Thursday, June 25, 1970

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Art is no stranger to socio-political subject matter, as exemplified by pieces like Picasso’s Guernica. But can the role of the artist go ...

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Robert Rosenblum

Wednesday, June 03, 1970

Rosenblum gives a brief history of protest art. In the modern world, it first appeared during the French Revolution. Protest art has explicit political content and is often aimed at a large audience. It can be either public or private art.


WNYC archives id: 9783

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William Woolfenden

Tuesday, June 02, 1970

Listen to Ruth Bowman as she interviews William Woolfenden, Director of The Archives of American Art, just after it had joined the Smithsonian.


WNYC archives id: 11105

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Hedda Sterne

Thursday, April 23, 1970

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Though a working artist for the span of some 80 years, Hedda Stern may be best known for simply being in a photograph ...

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Dan Flavin--Florescent Sculpture

Thursday, March 05, 1970

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While Ruth Bowman does her best to get the artist to talk about himself and his own work, and he does talk a ...

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El Museo del Barrio

Monday, January 05, 1970

The conceptualization of El Museo del Barrio began in the wake of the civil rights movement in the United States, in a time when local community activists in Central and East Harlem began to demand changes in the city’s education system that included the acknowledgement of the cultural diversity of ...

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Peter Selz

Thursday, November 13, 1969

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Peter Selz, director, University Art Museum, U.C. Berkeley interviewed by Ruth Gurin Bowman on "The Making of a Great University Museum."


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Victor D'Amico

Thursday, November 06, 1969

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Victor D'Amico, Director, Department of Education and the Art Center, MOMA, discusses education at MOMA.


WNYC archives id: 8633

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John Hightower--The Visual Arts as Sponsored by NY State

Thursday, October 30, 1969

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Guest: John Hightower, Executive Director, New York State Council on the Arts

Discussion: How taxpayer funds are used by the ...

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