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Oral history interview with Louis Bunce, by Charles Digregorio
- 1978-06-01 - 1978-07-19 (Creation)
online resource (4 audio files (2 hr., 9 min., 33 sec.)
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Louis DeMott Bunce (1907-1983) was born in Lander, Wyoming, and came with his family to Portland, Oregon in 1920. He was a painter and printmaker, known for his variety of styles and was considered a great artist in Oregon modernism.
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Charles Digregorio was the Oregon Historical Society's first Oral Historian.
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Bunce discusses education in art at the Museum Art School in Portland, Oregon , his influences, including Cezanne and Picasso, his involvement with the WPA during the Depression, working in the shipyards during World War II, his artistic style, and his career as an artist. He also discusses some of his exhibitions and a commission he was currently working on for the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, California.
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Joint Copyright held by Louis Bunce.
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Oral history interview with Louis Bunce, by Charles Digregorio, 1978 June 1 - July 19, SR 9323, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
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Digitization funded by the James F. Miller Endowment.