Oral history interview with T. Lux Feininger
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Feininger, T. Lux
Brown, Robert F.
1987 May 19-1988 Mar. 17
Physical Description:
6 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
142 Pages

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.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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.

Digital Content

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Repository Contact
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