Oral history interview with Rosamond Bernier Russell, 2008-2009.
|Creator: ||Bernier, Rosamond||Project: ||Elizabeth Murray Women in the Visual Arts oral history project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 151 p. transcript: 46 p. 1 electronic file : digital file (60 minutes). 1 electronic file: digital file (104 minutes). 1 electronic file: digital file (65 minutes). 1 videocassette (90 minutes).|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Rosamond Bernier (1916- ) was born in Philadelphia as Rosamond Margaret Rosenbaum; father: lawyer, Hungarian Jewish descent; mother: English protestant, died while Bernier was still a child; early death of younger brother; French citizenship in 1970; first marriage to Lewis Riley from 1936-1942; second marriage to Georges Bernier from 1950-1970; third marriage to John Russell from 1975-2008; education: Sherborne School for Girls in England, Sarah Lawrence College, music studies with Carlos Salzedo; career: Acapulco, Mexico; art scout in Latin America for Museum of Modern Art, New York; fashion editor for Vogue, New York; editor for Vogue in Paris; founder and editor in chief of art-magazine L'oeil; lecturer: Trinity College in Hartford, CT, Rice University in Houston, TX, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; national and international lectures; author; publisher and commissioner; artist interviews and production of television programs; contact with major artists of the 20th century: Henri Matisse, Joan Mirơ, Pablo Picasso.
- Art--Study and teaching.
- Bernier, Rosamond--Interviews.
- Glueck, Grace H., interviewer.
- Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
- Miró, Joan, 1893-1983.
- Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
- Oral histories.
- Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973.
- Salzedo, Carlos, 1885-1961.
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