Oral history interview with Stanley William Hayter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hayter71
Creators:
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Mar. 11
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording: (1 hour 15 min.)
5 in.
12 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Stanley William Hayter conducted 1971 Mar. 11, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Hayter speaks of his trip to the U.S. in 1940, the Atelier for etching techniques at the New School for Social Research and some of the members in the group, the influence of the WPA on American art, the studios on 8th and 13th Streets and the variety of personalities and working methods among those who inhabited them. He discusses the relationship between teacher and student, the influence of the exhibition of Atelier prints at the Museum of Modern Art, life in America as compared with that in France, printmaking in Europe and America, the Tamarind Institute, the close of the Atelier in 1955, and the limitations of lithography.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988) was a printmaker from Paris, France.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4210 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- New York (State) -- New York -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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New School Art Center (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tamarind Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tamarind Lithography Workshop Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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