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Ben Shahn interview, 1965 Jan. 17

Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Goldman, Eric F. (Frederick), 1915-1989
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
36 p. transcript (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original recording requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Interview of Shahn moderated by Eric F. Goldman for "The Open Mind," WNBC TV, January 17, 1965. Among the topics discussed are Pablo Picasso, pop art, artists' values and culture, Shahn's social content of his work in the 1930's, New School for Social Research, Diego Riviera, and Henry Wallace.
Citation:
Ben Shahn interview, 1965 Jan. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3471 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Shahn was a printmaker, photographer and social activist; Roosevelt, N.J.; Goldman, the author of several books on American reform and American art.
Provenance:
Donated 1967 by Dorothy Seckler. Seckler worked for AAA as an interviewer.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Painting, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11513
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208512
AAA_collcode_shahben2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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