Oral history interview with Morris Kantor, 1965 Jan. 16

Kantor, Morris , b. 1896 d. 1974
Painter, Art teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 7 p.
1 CD duplicate

Collection Summary: An interview of Morris Kantor conducted 1965 Jan. 16, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art. Kantor speaks of his beginnings at the Henri School; Rehn Galleries; his work and style; the Federal Art Project and WPA; and art shows.

Biographical/Historical Note: Morris Kantor (1896-1974) was a painter from New York, N.Y. He was a supervisor of Federal Art Project Easel Painting Project in Rockland County, N.Y.

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.

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