Oral history interview with Andrew M. Dasburg

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dasbur64
Creators:
Dasburg, Andrew, 1887-1979
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 2
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
20 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Andrew M. Dasburg conducted 1964 July 2, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Speaks of his studies at Art Students League with Kenyon Cox and Frank Du Mond; Paris and various artists; his interest in Cubism and his return to figurative painting; teaching at ASL, Woodstock, and Taos, New Mexico; and contemporary art. He also recalls Mabel Dodge Stern, Kenneth Adams, John Marin, and Marsden Hartley.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Andrew M. Dasburg (1887-1979) was a painter in Taos, New Mexico.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.

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Repository Contact
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