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Interview of Hugo Gellert conducted by Paul Buhle. Gellert speaks of his political cartoons and illustrations for NEW MASSES, THE NEW YORKER, THE NEW YORK WORLD, ELORE, and other publications; his travels to Paris and Hungary; organizing Artists for Victory; the destruction of the Diego Rivera mural at Rockefeller Center and the subsequent artists' protest; his mural paintings; and his political activities.
He recalls the editors and artists associated with THE MASSES including Max Eastman, Floyd Dell, Michael Gold, John Reed and Art Young.
Hugo Gellert interview, 1984 Apr. 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Original tape is owned by Paul Buhle.
Donated 1987 by Paul Buhle.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001