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Oral history interview with Knox Martin, 2014 May 14-July 23

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Martin, Knox, 1923-  Search this
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Physical Description:
6 sound files (5 hr., 4 min.), digital, wav; 91 Pages, Transcript
Access Note / Rights:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview of Knox Martin conducted 2014 May 14-July 23, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at Martin's home and studio in New York, N.Y.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Knox Martin, 2014 May 14-July 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Knox Martin (1923-2022) was a painter and muralist based in New York City. He was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and came to United States with his family in 1924. He studied at the Art Students League and taught at Yale University, University of Minnesota, New York University and his alma mater the Art Students League.
Interviewer James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator in New York, N.Y.
Language Note:
English .
This interview is 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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Archives of American Art