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Oral history interview with Kenneth Rexroth, 1964 Apr. 13

Interviewee:
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982
Interviewer:
Martin, Minette
Subject:
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 21 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.
Summary:
An interview of Kenneth Rexroth conducted 1964 Apr. 13, by Minette Martin, for the Archives of American Art.
Discusses his mural painting for the Federal Arts Project during the Depression.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Kenneth Rexroth, 1964 Apr. 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Kenneth Rexroth (1905-1982) was a painter and muralist in San Francisco, Calif.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12951
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213045
AAA_collcode_rexrot64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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