Oral history interview with Nassos Daphnis
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.daphni64
Creators:
Daphnis, Nassos, 1914-2010
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1964 September 6
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
19 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Nassos Daphnis conducted 1964 September 6 by Dorothy Seckler for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Daphnis speaks of influences and his work; residing in Provincetown, Mass; exhibitions; revisiting Greece; rejections from galleries; part-time jobs; and change of art style.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Nassos Daphnis (1914-2010) was a painter and sculptor in New York, New York. Daphnis was born in Greece.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/daphni64.htm
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 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 49 min.

Digital Content

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

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