Oral Histories

Interview of Jean Brown

Collector of contemporary art and archival materials relating to the Dada and Surrealist movements. Organizer of the Jean Brown Archives at Shaker Seed House in Tyringham, Massachusetts.
Subtitle:
The Fluxus Movement
Series:
Art History - Oral Documentation Project
Topic:
Art
Interviewer:
Smith, Richard Candida
Interviewee:
Brown, Jean
Persons Present:
Brown and Smith.
Place Conducted:
Brown's home in Tyringham, Massachusetts.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Richard Cándida Smith, Principal Editor, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., Theater Arts, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., United States History, University of California, Los Angeles.
Processing of Interview:
Rebecca Stone, editorial assistant, edited the interview. She checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Brown reviewed the transcript. She verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. Teresa Barnett, senior editor, prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. The index was compiled by Janet Shiban, editorial assistant.
Length:
8hrs.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This series, a cooperative venture between the Oral History Program and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, documents a generation of scholars who developed and elaborated paradigms of art history established in the late nineteenth century to forge a twentieth-century discipline.