Oral history interview with Zoltan Sepeshy
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.sepesh73
Creators:
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1973 April 26
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
30 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Zoltan Sepeshy conducted 1973 April 26, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Sepeshy speaks of his early years at Cranbrook Academy and describes the scene at Cranbrook in 1930, its staff, and nucleus of creative artists. He discusses the prevailing philosophy of freedom and independence for students at Cranbrook. He recalls George Booth, Eliel Saarinen, and Carl Milles.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Zoltan Sepeshy (1898-1974) was a painter.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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.

General
General
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 18 min.

Digital Content

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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Michigan -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booth, George G. (George Gough), b. 1864 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saarinen, Eliel, 1873-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cranbrook Academy of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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