Active in New York, N.Y.
Sound recording, master: 12 sound files (8 hr., 53 min.) digital, wav
Transcript: 109 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Lillian Bassman conducted 2011 Oct. 12-Nov. 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, N.Y.
Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Lillian Bassman (1917-) is a photographer in New York, N.Y. Interviewer Steven Watson is a cultural historian 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 administrators.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation.