Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Illustrator, Cartoonist
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 11 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 33 min.
Label on reel container says 1973. This was confirmed by listening to the audio post-digitization. The interview was previously dated 1963. There is no deed in the collection file to confirm date.
Collection Summary: Interview of Saul Steinberg conducted 1973 March 27, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Saul Steinberg (1914-1999) was a painter and cartoonist from New York, N.Y.
These interviews are 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 others.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.