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Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1965 October 3

view Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1965 October 3 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Rivera, Diego
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New Jersey
Physical Description:
Transcript: 32 pages.
General Note:
An interview of Charles Alston (9/28/65) conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape. Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 37 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1965 October 3, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1965 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
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:
Art
Artists
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Painting
Painting, American
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12500
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213824
AAA_collcode_shahn65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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