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Oral history interview with Ludwig Sander, 1969 February 4-12

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Sander, Ludwig, 1906-1975  Search this
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 78 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 16 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Ludwig Sander conducted 1969 February 4-12, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Sander speaks of his early exposure to art and music in New York; his travels in Europe; studying with Alexander Archipenko at the Art Students League; studying with Hans Hofmann in Munich and Positano; painting and teaching in Woodstock; his U.S. Army service; The Club and its factions; his experiences with the Whitney and with the Museum of Modern Art; his painting techniques; his exhibitions.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ludwig Sander, 1969 February 4-12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ludwig Sander (1906-1975) was a painter from New York, N.Y.
These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Archives of American Art