Oral history interview with Lillian Bassman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bassma11
Creators:
Bassman, Lillian, 1917-2012
Watson, Steven
Dates:
2011 October 12-November 16
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
101 Pages
Transcript
12 Items
sound files (8 hr., 53 min.) Audio
digital, wav
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Lillian Bassman conducted 2011 October 12-November 16, by Steven Watson, for the Archives of American Art, at Bassman's home, in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Interviewee Lillian Bassman (1917-2012) was a photographer in New York, New York. Interviewer Steven Watson is a cultural historian in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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