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Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger, 1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17

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Interviewee:
Feininger, T. Lux, 1910-2011
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Feininger, Lyonel
Bauhaus
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 6 sound cassettes
Transcript: 142 p.
Summary:
An interview of T. Lux Feininger conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art.
Feininger speaks of his childhood in Germany as the son of the American expatriate painter Lyonel Feininger; his experiences as the youngest pupil at the Bauhaus; his early photography and painting; moving to New York; teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, Harvard, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and his paintings.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger, 1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
T. Lux Feininger (1910-2011) was a painter and educator of Cambridge, Mass.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12712
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212302
AAA_collcode_feinin87
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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