Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1968 September 27
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
United States.Work Projects Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Transcript: 35 pages
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Patrons must use transcript.
Interview of Ben Shahn conducted by Forrest Selvig for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1968 September 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/shahn68.htm
Location of Originals:
Location of original tape unknown.
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter in Roosevelt, New Jersey.
This interview is 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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001