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William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview

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Interviewee:
Meyerowitz, William, 1887-1981  Search this
Bernstein, Theresa  Search this
Creator:
Bernstein, Theresa  Search this
Interviewer:
Masters, David  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
An interview of William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein conducted by David Masters for the Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Meyerowitz speaks of his background in Russia; his early interest in art; his Jewish identity and its effect on his work; immigrating to the United States and meeting Bernstein;
the economics of painting; his interest in music; his work in printmaking. Bernstein speaks of the Gloucester environment and its effect on her work.
Biographical / Historical:
William Meyerowitz was a painter and etcher. He was married to Theresa Bernstein, an art historian and painter.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the Sawyer Free Library.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester  Search this
Topic:
Art and religion  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Jewish art and symbolism  Search this
Art historians -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.meyewili
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-meyewili