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Oral history interview with Martin Friedman, 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5

view Oral history interview with Martin Friedman, 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Friedman, Martin, 1896-1980
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Subject:
Ryder, Albert Pinkham
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Massachusetts
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 27 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Martin Friedman in Provincetown, Mass. conducted 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Friedman discusses his background and education; Albert Pinkham Ryder's work and the influence it had on him; his artistic development; the importance of music to his life and work; exhibitions; and painting techniques.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Martin Friedman, 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Martin Friedman (1896-1980) was a painter from Budapest, Hungary.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings
Painters
Sculptors
Painting, Modern
Interviews
Art and music
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12467
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214100
AAA_collcode_friedmm65
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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