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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.
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Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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.
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.
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