Oral history interview with Martin Friedman
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.friedmm65
Creators:
Friedman, Martin, 1896-1980
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
27 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Martin Friedman in Provincetown, Mass. conducted 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Friedman discusses his background and education; Albert Pinkham Ryder's work and the influence it had on him; his artistic development; the importance of music to his life and work; exhibitions; and painting techniques.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Martin Friedman (1896-1980) was a painter from Budapest, Hungary.

Administration
Sponsor
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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
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.

Digital Content

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and music Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ryder, Albert Pinkham, 1847-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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