Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 109 pages
Format: Originally recorded as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 53 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Lillian Bassman conducted 2011 October 12-November 16, by Steven Watson, for the Archives of American Art's Oral History Interviews of American Photographers Project, at Bassman's home, in New York, New York.
Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Lillian Bassman (1917-2012) is a photographer in New York, New York. Interviewer Steven Watson is a cultural historian in New York, New York.
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 administrators.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.