Oral history interview with Hans Burkhardt

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.burkha74
Creators:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav, 1904-1994
Burkhardt, Thordis W., 1908-1993
Bordeaux, Jean-Luc
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1974 November 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
44 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Hans Burkhardt conducted 1974 November 25, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Burkhardt speaks of his experiences in New York in the 1930s; studying with Arshile Gorky; his career in Los Angeles; his friendships with artists including Mark Tobey; Los Angeles in the 1930s; his work; and teaching. Also present were Jean-Luc Bordeaux and Thordis Burkhardt.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Hans Burkhardt (1904-1994) was a painter, printmaker, educator, and collector from Los Angeles, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 58 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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