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Oral history interview with Boris Gorelick, 1964 May 20

view Oral history interview with Boris Gorelick, 1964 May 20 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Gorelick, Boris, 1912-
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Subject:
Gorky, Arshile
Shahn, Ben
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
American Artists' Congress.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel (45 min.) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 18 p.
General Note:
Sound quality is poor.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Boris Gorelick conducted 1964 May 20, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Gorelick speaks of his background in Russia and New York; attending the Art Students League; the formation of the Artists' Union; working on murals and stained glass for the WPA Federal Art Project; the influence of the Mexican muralists on FAP murals; Art Front magazine, and the American Artists' Congress. He recalls Ben Shahn and Arshile Gorky.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Boris Gorelick, 1964 May 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/goreli64.htm
Biography Note:
Designer, mural painter; Los Angeles, Calif.
Provenance:
This interview 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:
Designers
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12336
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213492
AAA_collcode_goreli64
Theme:
Architecture & Design
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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