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Oral history interview with Leonard Kaplan, 1965 June 19

Interviewee:
Kaplan, Leonard, 1922-
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (20 min.) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 10 p.
General Note:
An unrelated interview of Peterpaul Ott (6/24/65) conducted by B. Hoag is also on this tape.
Summary:
An interview of Leonard Kaplan conducted 1965 June 19, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of Ameican Art. Kaplan speaks of teaching with the Education Alliance; his work with architectural sculpture; Laguna Festival; WPA murals; drawing classes; and California.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leonard Kaplan, 1965 June 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Leonard Kaplan (1922-2008) was a painter and art dealer from Laguna Beach, 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 festivals
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12893
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213597
AAA_collcode_kaplan65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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