Oral history interview with Andrew M. Dasburg, 1964 July 2

Dasburg, Andrew Michael , b. 1887 d. 1979
Painter, Lithographer
Active in Taos, N.M.

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 20 p.

Format: Interviews of Patrocinio Barela and Chuzo Tamotzu conducted by S. Loomis are also on this reel.

Collection Summary: An interview of Andrew M. Dasburg conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 2 for the Archives of American Art. Born Paris.

Speaks of his studies at Art Students League with Kenyon Cox and Frank Du Mond; Paris and various artists; his interest in Cubism and his return to figurative painting; teaching at ASL, Woodstock, and Taos, N.M.; and contemporary art. He also recalls Mabel Dodge Stern, Kenneth Adams, John Marin, and Marsden Hartley.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Taos, N.M.

Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

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