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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Selvig, Forrest
Dates:
1968 September 27
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Ben Shahn conducted by Forrest Selvig for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1958
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.shahbel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Goldman, Eric Frederick, 1915-
Dates:
1965 Jan. 17
Size:
36 Items (p. transcript (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 April 14
Size:
29 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1964 April 14, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 October 3
Size:
32 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1965 October 3, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Bentivoglio, Mirella, 1922-
Dates:
1959-1962
Size:
24 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.bentmire
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence tied with research in preparation for Bentivoglio's book on Shahn. Includes two letters from Edith Gregor Halpert of the Downtown Gallery. Also includes one copy photograph of Shahn's photo "The accordion player" and a printed flier for "A treasury of Yiddish stories" (a book with illustrations by Shahn).

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Creators:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
O'Doherty, Brian
Dates:
[ca. 1962]
Size:
9 sound tapes ((Partially transcribed on 126 p.), 7 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.musefabi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Brian O'Doherty for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's "Invitation to Art" program, aired on channel 2, television station WGBH, Boston, Massachusetts. Interviewees include: Josef Albers, Leonard Baskin, Marc Chagall, Walter Gropius, Edward Hopper, Jack Levine, Jacques Lipchitz, Richard Lippold and Ben Shahn.

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Creators:
Foster, Guthrie
Dates:
1959-1966
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((36 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.fostguth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1959-1960, from Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Adolph Gottlieb, Maria Hofmann (for Hans Hofmann), Leo Lionni, Robert Motherwell, Paul Rand, Ben Shahn, and Marguerite Wildenhain each responding to Foster's invitation to be a guest instructor at the Atlanta Art Institute. Most declined the invitation. Robert Motherwell wrote that he would not te...

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Creators:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.evans71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Walker Evans conducted 1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Evans discusses his early life and education; his early desire to become a writer; living for two years in Paris; teaching himself photography; taking pictures for the Farm Security Administration; his later work with FORTUNE and TIME magaz...

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Creators:
Weidner, Roswell, 1911-1999
Dates:
1930-1989
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.weidrosw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Resumes, awards, and a typescript of an interview of Weidner conducted by a University of Pennsylvania student in 1986, regarding Weidner's years with the Federal Art Project. The interview includes a discussion of Dox Thrash and the carborundum print. Also included are statements on art; talks delivered by Weidner regarding the Pennsylvania Academ...

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