Audio & Video Recordings

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Motherwell Archive: Audio/Visual Recordings

Creator: Robert Motherwell and his studio, and the Dedalus Foundation

Date: 1972-2004

Extent: 6.25 linear feet of records.

Repository: Dedalus Foundation, Inc.
254 36th Street, Suite 2-BE
Brooklyn, New York 11232

Administrative Information

PROCESSING INFORMATION
Processed 2004 by Gretchen Opie. Digitized 2007.

OWNERSHIP AND LITERARY RIGHTS
Written permission must be obtained in order to reproduce any item from the Dedalus Foundation Archives. Additionally, permission to reproduce materials for which the Dedalus Foundation does not own copyright must be obtained from the copyright holder.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
The collection contains more than 70 recordings of interviews, conferences, lectures, documentary films and television programs that relate to Motherwell.

Container List

1

Audio Recordings

I.3

"A Conversation with Students." Adaptation for radio of a talk given by Motherwell at the William Benton Museum of Art, April 6, 1979
3 audiocassettes

I.4

Interview with Motherwell by Betty Fiske and Rita Albertson about the materials he used in his work, December 11, 1980
1 audiocassette

I.5

Sweet Surrender After Motherwell: 1965, David John Olsen, 1982 (music created in response to the Lyric Suite)
1 audiocassette

I.6

Interview with Motherwell by Jack Flam, October 9, 1982
2 audiocassettes

I.7

Interview with Motherwell by Jack Flam, October 22, 1982
2 audiocassettes

I.8

Interview with Motherwell by Jack Flam, November 5, 1982
3 audiocassettes

I.9

Lecture by Motherwell at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, with Jack Flam
1 audiocassette

I.10

Lecture by Motherwell at the Guggenheim Museum, with Jack Flam, January 28, 1985
1 audiocassette

I.11

Motherwell speech accepting the MacDowell Colony Medal, August 18, 1985 (Side A)
Interview with Motherwell by Robert Enright (Side B)
1 audiocassette

I.12

Conversation on Motherwell with Jack Flam, Catherine Tatge and Megan Calloway, 1986
1 audiocassette

I.13

Trio: Shining Forth, Andrew Toovey, 1988 (music created in response to Motherwell's work)
1 audiocassette

I.14

Robert Motherwell and Dore Ashton in conversation at Cooper Union, 1988
2 audiocassettes

I.15

92nd Street Y ''Artists' Visions" at the Guggenheim Museum, November 8, 1989
1 audiocassette

I.16

Beyond Print, 1996
1 audiocassette

I.17

Francis George Scott: A Centenary Song Recital, n.d.
1 audiocassette

I.18

Songs of Robert Burns, Lowlands, Jean Redpath, n.d.
1 audiocassette

I.19

Ollendorf Warehouse / tape 1, n.d.
1 audiocassette

I.1

Mass Culture and Modern Art #5. S. Hunter, W. Seitz, P. Guston at the Museum of Modern Art
1 Stenorette magnetic tape

I.2

Mass Culture and Modern Art #6. P. Guston, T. Hess, H. Rosenberg at the Museum of Modern Art
1 Stenorette magnetic tape

2

Video Recordings

II.16

Inventory of Ollendorff warehouse, and Motherwell's studio, 1991
1 VHS tape

II.17

Robert Motherwell and the New York School: Storming the Citadel. Directed by Catherine Tatge; narrated by Motherwell and Jonathan Epstein. New York: Tatge/ Lasseur Productions; International Cultural Programming, in association with Thirteen/ WNET, 1991. Thirteen/WNET. First broadcast on August 19, 1991.
6 VHS cassettes

II.18

''Ken Tyler,'' with Liu Thai Ker, Ken Tyler, Sanjot Kaur Sekhon, and Roy Lichtenstein. ''Printmaking,'' episode 15 of Artitude, 1996.
1 VHS cassette

II.1

Painters Painting: The New York Art Scene, 1940-1970; A Film by Emile de Antonio. Directed by Emile de Antonio and Mary Lampson. New York: Mystic Fire, 1972.
1 VHS cassette

II.2

The New York School. Directed by Michael Blackwood; narrated by Barbara Rose. New York: Michael Blackwood Productions, 1972.
1 VHS cassette

II.3

Robert Motherwell: Summer of 1971. Directed by Michael Blackwood and Christian Blackwood; with Robert Motherwell. New York: Blackwood Productions, 1973.
2 VHS cassettes

II.4

''Robert Motherwell,'' interview with Robert Motherwell by Heywood Hale Broun. CBS Sunday Morning, June 29, 1980.
1 master broadcast videocassette; 2 VHS cassettes

II.5

Interview with Motherwell by Sigmund Koch and Jack Flam at the artist's studio in Greenwich, Conn., May 12 and 13, 1986 (conducted for the Aesthetics Research Archive at Boston University). Tapes 2B, 3A, 3B.
2 VHS cassettes

II.6

Interview with Motherwell by Sigmund Koch and Jack Flam at the artist's studio in Greenwich, Conn., May 12 and 13, 1986 (conducted for the Aesthetics Research Archive at Boston University). Tapes 3A
2 VHS cassettes

II.7

Interview with Motherwell by Sigmund Koch and Jack Flam at the artist's studio in Greenwich, Conn., May 12 and 13, 1986 (conducted for the Aesthetics Research Archive at Boston University). Tapes 4A, 4B.
2 VHS cassettes

II.8

Segment on The Ten O'Clock News about Motherwell and the exhibition Robert Motherwell: The Collaged Image shown at the Boston Athenaeum. By Christopher Lydon. WGBH Boston, January 30, 1987.
1 VHS cassette

II.9

"A Dialogue on the Subject of Modernism," part 1. Interview of Robert Motherwell by Arthur C. Danto at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts on November 1, 1987
1 VHS cassette

II.10

"A Dialogue on the Subject of Modernism," part 2. Interview of Robert Motherwell by Arthur C. Danto at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts on November 2, 1987
1 VHS cassette

II.11

''Excerpts from a Dialogue between Robert Motherwell and Arthur C. Danto at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts, parts 1 and 2.'' Greenwich, Conn.: ArtsAmerica, 1987.
1 VHS cassette

II.12

L'Atelier de Robert Motherwell. Directed by Beno”t Jacquot. Paris: I.N.A., with the assistance of Centre National de la CinŽmatographie; FR3; and La Sept, 1988.
3 VHS cassettes

II.13

Robert Motherwell/Rafael Alberti: A La Pintura. Directed by Michael Blackwood. New York: Blackwood Productions, 1989.
1 35mm film reel; 4 VHS cassettes

II.14

The Exiles. Thirteen/WNET. First broadcast on September 24, 1989. Directed by Richard Kaplan; narrated by Arthur Cunningham and Sabine Thomson. New York: Richard Kaplan Productions; The Exiles Project, 1989.
1 VHS cassette

II.15

''Robert Motherwell'' (obituary). MacNeil/ Lehrer Newshour, PBS, July 17, 1991.
1 VHS cassette