Oral history interview with Sam Maitin

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.maitin91
Creators:
Maitin, Sam
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1991July 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
238 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Samuel C. Maitin conducted 1991 July 24, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Maitin discusses his Russian Jewish family background; his early life in Philadelphia; art studies at the Philadelphia Museum school of Industrial Art and the University of Pennsylvania; exhibitions of his work at the Print Club of Philadelphia; printmaking techniques, typography, advertising work and posters he designed; his Guggenheim fellowship and working with Ronald Goodman; commissions including a mural for the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia; and the Philadelphia art scene. He recalls collector Luther Brady and print curator Kneeland (Ding) McNulty.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Samuel C. Maitin (1928-2004) was a printmaker, painter, and sculptor) from Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 38 min.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- 20th century -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- 20th century -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brady, Luther W., 1925- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Goodman, Ronald Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McNulty, Kneeland Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia Museum of Art. School of Industrial Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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