Painter, Educator, Photographer, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Africa
Size: Transcript: 47 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Mitchell Siporin conducted 1965 November 11, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Biographical/Historical Note: Mitchell Siporin (1910-1976) was a painter and educator in Newton, Massachusetts.
This interview 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.