OH 1493

Artist, art dealer. His recollections concerning painter Perry Nichols. His early years as a painter after coming to Dallas from Chicago, 1942; comments about the “Dallas Nine”; building a clientele for his paintings; his relationship with John Rosenfield, the arts and music critic for the Dallas Morning News; his business partnership with Betty McLean in the Betty McLean Art Gallery, 1951-54; his criticism of Nichols’s work habits; comments about Nichols’s personal life; his role in Nichols’s mural painted for the Belo Corporation; his critique of the Belo mural; the importance of self-discipline to the successful artist.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 38 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Gerard Baisley
Date of Interview February 12, 2003

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