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Oral history interview with Ida Applebroog, 2008.

Creator: Applebroog, Ida
Project: Elizabeth Murray Women in the Visual Arts oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 191 pages 1 electronic file : digital file (52 minutes). 1 electronic file : digital file (72 minutes). 1 electronic file : digital file (56 minutes). 1 electronic file : digital file (66 minutes). 1 videocassette (96 minutes).
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Ida Applebroog (1929-). Childhood: growing up in tenement housing in the Bronx, New York, influence of Hassidic community, mother's career as a dressmaker; political involvement in Young Communist League; death of older sister; marriage and children; education: NY State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; career: New York Public Library Arts Division, professor at the University of California San Diego; feminism: life in San Diego, Women's Caucus for Art, nuclear family life; return to New York in 1974; New York Feminist Art Institute; discussion of HERESIES magazine; discussion of feminist artists in New York; relationship with art manager; European art shows during 1980s; favorite art periods and styles; MoMA--Museum of Modern Art; favorite Renaissance artists; influence of Francisco Goya's Black Paintings; discussion of contemporary art world: transformation, market culture of contemporary art, contemporary female-oriented art.


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