Oral history interview with Luigi Lucioni, 1971 July 6
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988
Brown, Robert F.
Associated American Artists
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Transcript: 30 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 52 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Interview of Luigi Lucioni conducted 1971 July 6, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Lucioni speaks of his background from his birth in Italy to his childhood in the United States; attending the Cooper Union School and the National Academy of Design; and the effect of his visit to Italy on the development of his realistic style. He discusses exhibitions of his work, his techniques and working habits, his work in printmaking, and influences on his work. He recalls his involvement with the Associated American Artists group.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Luigi Lucioni, 1971 July 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Luigi Lucioni (1900-1988) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001