Oral history interview with Saul Steinberg

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.steinb71
Creators:
Steinberg, Saul
Glueck, Grace
Dates:
1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
17 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Saul Steinberg conducted by Grace Glueck for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Steinberg discusses his travels in Ethiopia and Kenya; early paintings in America; politics and art in the 1960s; pyramids and the masonic movement; his own mythology; painting and drawing techniques; and his writings.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Saul Steinberg (1914-1999) was a painter and cartoonist from New York, N.Y.

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 on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 34 min.

Keywords
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Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartooning -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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