Oral history interview with Anton Refregier, 1964 Nov. 5
Refregier, Anton, 1905-1979
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 13 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 52 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Anton Refregier conducted 1964 Nov. 5, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Refregier speaks of his involvement with the Federal Art Project (FAP); government support for the arts; the benefits of the program to the artist and the community; murals he painted for the WPA; and his family background and education.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Anton Refregier, 1964 Nov. 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Anton Refregier (1905-1979) was a painter in Woodstock, N.Y.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001