Oral history interview with Giorgio Cavallon
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cavall74
Creators:
Cavallon, Giorgio, 1904-1989
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1974 February 28
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
52 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Giorgio Cavallon, conducted 1974 February 28, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's residence in New York, New York.
Scope and Contents
Cavallon speaks of growing up in Italy and his move to America. He recalls attending the National Academy of Design in New York and working for the Works Progress Administration. He mentions various artists, including Charles Hawthorne and Arshile Gorky.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Giorgio Cavallon (1904-1989) was a painter from New York, New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 others.

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

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Keywords
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Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Gorky, Arshile, 1904-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hawthorne, Charles Webster, 1872-1930 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Academy of Design (U.S.) -- Students Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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