Oral history interview with Fritz Bultman, 1968 January 6

Bultman, Fritz , b. 1919 d. 1985
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 38 pages

Collection Summary: An interview of Fritz Bultman conducted 1968 January 6, by Irving Sandler, for the Archives of American Art.

Bultman speaks of the development of his interest in art; meeting Morris Graves; the influence of the New Orleans environment; meeting Hans Hofmann; Hofmann's approach to teaching; and the Bauhaus and refugee artists of the 1930s. He recalls Willem de Kooning and Lee Krasner.

Biographical/Historical Note: Fritz Bultman (1919-1985) was a painter in New York, N.Y.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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.

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This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fritz Bultman, 1968 January 6, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fritz Bultman, 1968 January 6, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.