Collection ID:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
1965 Jan. 17
Physical Description:
36 Items
p. transcript (on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Shahn moderated by Eric F. Goldman for "The Open Mind," WNBC TV, January 17, 1965. Among the topics discussed are Pablo Picasso, pop art, artists' values and culture, Shahn's social content of his work in the 1930's, New School for Social Research, Diego Riviera, and Henry Wallace.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Shahn was a printmaker, photographer and social activist; Roosevelt, N.J.; Goldman, the author of several books on American reform and American art.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3471 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1967 by Dorothy Seckler. Seckler worked for AAA as an interviewer.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original recording requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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Painters -- New Jersey -- Roosevelt Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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