Oral history interview with Giorgio Cavallon, 1974 February 28
Cavallon, Giorgio, 1904-1989
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 52 pages
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr.
Interview of Giorgio Cavallon, conducted 1974 February 28, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's residence in New York, New York.
Cavallon speaks of growing up in Italy and his move to America. He recalls attending the National Academy of Design in New York and working for the Works Progress Administration. He mentions various artists, including Charles Hawthorne and Arshile Gorky.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Giorgio Cavallon, 1974 February 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Women's Committee. 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.
Giorgio Cavallon (1904-1989) was a painter from New York, New York.
These interviews are 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