Painter, Poet, Playwright, Writer
Active in San Francisco, Calif.
Size: Transcript: 21 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Kenneth Rexroth conducted 1964 Apr. 13, by Minette Martin, for the Archives of American Art.
Discusses his mural painting for the Federal Arts Project during the Depression.
Biographical/Historical Note: Kenneth Rexroth (1905-1982) was a painter and muralist in San Francisco, Calif.
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.