Oral history interview with Conrad Marca-Relli, 1965 June 10

Marca-Relli, Conrad , b. 1913 d. 2000
Painter, Collagist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 57 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tapes. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 36 min.
Sound quality is poor.

Collection Summary: An interview of Conrad Marca-Relli conducted 1965 June 10, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Conrad Marca-Relli (1913-2000) was a painter and collage artist; New York, N.Y. He was born in Boston, Mass. He taught at Yale University, University of California at Berkeley, and the New College in Sarasota, Fla. He was one of the artists that developed collage to a high art form. He died Aug. 28, 2000, at age 87.

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.

How to Use this Interview

  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.

Also in the Archives