Oral history interview with José Moya del Pino
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.moyade64
Creators:
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Sept. 10
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
13 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of José Moya del Pino conducted 1964 Sept. 10, by Mary McChesney, for the New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Scope and Contents
Moya del Pino speaks of his youth in Spain, and his education in Rome and in Paris; meeting Matisse; moving to San Francisco and taking up portraiture there; starting with the Federal Art Project (FAP) and working on a mural at Coit Tower; political problems with the murals and other work done under the FAP; painting a mural in a post office in Alpine, Tex., and other murals; how work was assigned; his mural for the Social Security Building in Washington, D.C.; and his feelings about government support for the arts and how it should be administered. He recalls Diego Rivera and Victor Arnautoff.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
José Moya del Pino (1891-1969) was a Spanish born painter and mural painter from Calif.

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: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 57 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Coit Memorial Tower (San Francisco, Calif.) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Mural painting and decoration -- California -- San Francisco Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Arnautoff, Victor Mikhail, 1896-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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