Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hersey, Sam

Title:

Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hersey, Sam

Creator:

Hersey, Sam Interviewee.;Madters, David Interviewer.

Publisher:

[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Date:

1978

Description:

4 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file

Listen now:
OH 25 Part 1
OH 25 Part 2
OH 25 Part 3

Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer: David Masters(3/30/1978).

TRACKS: CD41: 1. How he came to New England -- 2. How he started -- 3. Education -- 4. Early excitement with Rockport -- 5. Changes on Cape Ann -- 6. Motif # 1 -- 7. Motif # 1 (cont'd), Nova Scotian fishing shacks -- 8. Changes on the Neck -- 9. Differing perspectives on art -- 10. Every painting is abstract -- 11. Teaching, politics -- 12. Learn more from each other than from the teacher. CD42: 1. Performance vs. art -- 2. Religion and art are not debatable -- 3. Bad and good art -- 4. Art and illustration -- 5. Cape Ann's outstanding characteristics.

The following names and terms were used in this interview: Cole Porter, Peru, Indiana, Beaux Arts, George Gross, Giotto, Tillard de Chardin, Universal consciousness, Maurice Compris, Hotel des Voyageurs, Et Etranges (France), Jung, Illustration, the two Andy's (Warhol and Wyeth), En plein air (Fr.).

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.

Subject:

Artist Colonies -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Artists -- Interviews.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

Collection :

Gloucester Oral History Collection

Tags :

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Citation :

Hersey, Sam Interviewee.;Madters, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Hersey, Sam," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7630, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/7630 (accessed November 26, 2014).