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Oral history interview with Gabor Peterdi

Interviewee:
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
International Graphic Arts Society  Search this
Bucher, Jeanne, 1872-1946  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Levy, Julien  Search this
Putzel, Howard, 1898-1945  Search this
Extent:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 Apr. 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Gabor Peterdi conducted 1971 Apr. 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Peterdi speaks of his youth in Hungary and his early desire to be a painter, Paris and his first encounter with surrealism, studying printmaking with Stanley William Hayter and the Paris art scene in the 1930s. He comments on coming to the U.S. in 1939, his involvement with the Julien Levy, Norlyst, Laurel and Borgenicht Galleries and his service in the U.S. Army. He discusses Hayter's New York studio, the International Graphic Arts Society, teaching at the Brooklyn Museum Art School and starting its graphics workshop, the interaction of prints and paintings, symbolism, teaching, various print techniques and printmaking as a creative art form. He recalls Jeanne Bucher, Bill Hayter, Howard Putzel and Julien Levy.
Biographical / Historical:
Gabor Peterdi (1915-2001) was a printmaker from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 15 min.
Provenance:
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Prints -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Surrealism  Search this
Printmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.peterd71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw988c7870e-2072-458b-bc00-f4ad29d9bf0e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peterd71
Online Media:

Jeanne Bucher : une galerie d'avant-garde, 1925-1946 : de Max Ernst à de Staël / [organisée par les Musées et l'Université de Strasbourg, et présentée à l'Ancienne Douane, du 11 juin au 11 septembre 1994]

Author:
Musées de Strasbourg  Search this
Université de Strasbourg  Search this
Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Strasbourg  Search this
Galerie Jeanne Bucher  Search this
Subject:
Bucher, Jeanne 1872-1946  Search this
Galerie Jeanne Bucher  Search this
Physical description:
191 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1994
C1994
20th century
Topic:
Art dealers--Biography  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Art publishing--History  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Call number:
N8660.B76 J43 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_653887

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