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Oral history interview with Morris Kantor, 1965 Jan. 16

Interviewee:
Kantor, Morris, 1896-1974
Interviewer:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 7 p.
Summary:
An interview of Morris Kantor conducted 1965 Jan. 16, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art. Kantor speaks of his beginnings at the Henri School; Rehn Galleries; his work and style; the Federal Art Project and WPA; and art shows.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Morris Kantor, 1965 Jan. 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Morris Kantor (1896-1974) was a painter from New York, N.Y. He was a supervisor of Federal Art Project Easel Painting Project in Rockland County, N.Y.
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:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11899
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213692
AAA_collcode_kantor65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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