Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.feinin87
Creators:
Feininger, T. Lux
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
142 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of T. Lux Feininger conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Feininger speaks of his childhood in Germany as the son of the American expatriate painter Lyonel Feininger; his experiences as the youngest pupil at the Bauhaus; his early photography and painting; moving to New York; teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, Harvard, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and his paintings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
T. Lux Feininger (1910-2011) was a painter and educator of Cambridge, Mass.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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.

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Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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