Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1960

 

Name
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969 (Interviewee)
Benison, Saul (Interviewer)
Otto, Sandra (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1960
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Ben Shahn, 1960
Abstract
Early life in Lithuania and Brooklyn; training in lithography; painting experiences with Diego Rivera; Works Progress Administration project
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Painters; Lithography; Politics in art; New Deal, 1933-1939; United States Politics and government 1933-1945; Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969; United States. Works Progress Administration
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1960
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Artist
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Saul Benison; Sandra Otto
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7363207
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/jyn0-hz45
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.