Oral history interview with Nassos Daphnis, 1964 September 6
Daphnis, Nassos, 1914-2010
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
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Transcript: 19 pages
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 49 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Nassos Daphnis conducted 1964 September 6 by Dorothy Seckler for the Archives of American Art.
Daphnis speaks of influences and his work; residing in Provincetown, Mass; exhibitions; revisiting Greece; rejections from galleries; part-time jobs; and change of art style.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Nassos Daphnis, 1964 September 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/daphni64.htm
Nassos Daphnis (1914-2010) was a painter and sculptor in New York, New York. Daphnis was born in Greece.
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001