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Hugo Gellert interview, 1984 Apr. 4

Creator:
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985
Buhle, Paul M., 1944-
Subject:
Dell, Floyd
Eastman, Max
Gold, Michael
Reed, John
Young, Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
16 p. transcript.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Hugo Gellert interview, 1984 Apr. 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Original tape is owned by Paul Buhle.
Biography Note:
Mural painter.
Provenance:
Donated 1987 by Paul Buhle.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Art publishing
Interviews
Muralists
Political cartoons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9737
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212053
AAA_collcode_gellhugi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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