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Tworkov, Jack, 1900-1982  Search this
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Gatch, Lee  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
17 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Duration is 32 min.
An interview of Jack Tworkov conducted 1962 August 17, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Tworkov speaks of the influence upon him of Karl Knaths and Ross Moffett; his early rebellion from the influence of French Impressionism; his friendships with Knaths and with Lee Gatch; his association with the Federal Art Project's easel painting project; experimenting with still life painting; and his affiliation with the Eight Street Club. He recalls Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jack Tworkov, 1962 August 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Jack Tworkov (1900-1982) was a painter in New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, American  Search this
Painting, Modern -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art