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Lillian Desow-Fishbein interview, 1984 Aug. 8

Creator:
Desow-Fishbein, Lillian, 1921-2004
Levin, Blossom
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 sound cassettes
Transcript 76 p.
Summary:
An interview of Lillian Desow-Fishbein conducted by Blossom Levin. Desow-Fishbein speaks of her childhood in Detroit; her early studies in fashion design; attending Cranbrook Academy of Art; Judaic themes in her early work; moving to Chicago; how Chicago has influenced her and her work;
teaching and her philosophies of education; galleries she has been affiliated with; her charitable and philanthropic activities; influences on her work; and her concerns about the survival of Judaism.
Citation:
Lillian Desow-Fishbein interview, 1984 Aug. 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter; Chicago, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by the American Jewish Committee.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Interviews
Jewish art and symbolism
Painters
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10292
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213480
AAA_collcode_desolill
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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