Oral history interview with Gardner Cox, 1974 Mar. 19-July 8

Cox, Gardner , b. 1906 d. 1988
Active in Mass.

Size: Sound recording: 3 sound files : digital, wav file

Collection Summary: An interview of Gardner Cox conducted 1974 Mar. 19-July 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Cox speaks of his portraits of socialites and Democratic party notables, and describes his sketches and their relationship to his portraits. He also discusses his early work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Gardner Cox (1906-1988) was a painter from Boston, Mass.

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.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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