KPFA-FM Music Dept. ➔ Ode To Gravity: The Public Imagination

Analog Audio


Event Type
Interviews
Origin
KPFA
Identifier
OTG.1973.04.11.2
Program Series
Ode To Gravity
Program Length
49 min
Dates
1973-04-11 | broadcast
| 402 | created
Description
Charles Amirkhanian interviews participants at an unusual visual arts conference held at DeBenneville Pines in the San Bernardino National Forest, in April of 1973. Those interviewed include Ken Friedman, director of the conference and a renowned visual artist; Barbara Haskell, curator of the Pasadena Art Museum, who talks about the role of women in the Arts; and Wayne Arneson, a Harvard Divinity School student who discusses the relationship between religion and art, as well as his idea for a school for people who want to live on other planets. The conference was held on April 6-8, 1973.
Genres
Modern Art
Subjects
Conceptual art
Art, Modern
Women in art
Art and religion
Acknowledgment
Funding for the preservation of this program made possible through a grant by the GRAMMY Foundation.