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Bakós, Józef, 1891-1977  Search this
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Bakos, Teresa, 1884-1974  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
19 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Jozef G. and Teresa Bakos conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1965 April 15 for the Archives of American Art.
Bakos speaks of his background and education; moving to Santa Fe in 1920; founding the group Los Cinco Pintores; the art community in Santa Fe in the 1920s; going to work on the easel painting project of the Federal Art Project; his feelings about the FAP; his opinions of modern art; his post-FAP career; and commissions he received. Jozef Bakos' wife, Teresa, is also present.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jozef and Teresa Bakos, 1965 April 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line at
Biography Note:
Jozef Bakos (1891-1977) was a painter in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Language Note:
English .
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
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art