William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview, 1978

Meyerowitz, William, b. 1887 d. 1981
Painter, Printmaker
Active in New York, N.Y.

Bernstein, Theresa F. (Theresa Ferber), b. 1890 d. 2002
Painter, Printmaker
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 1 sound cassette.

Collection Summary: An interview of William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein conducted by David Masters for the Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Meyerowitz speaks of his background in Russia; his early interest in art; his Jewish identity and its effect on his work; immigrating to the United States and meeting Bernstein;

the economics of painting; his interest in music; his work in printmaking. Bernstein speaks of the Gloucester environment and its effect on her work.

Biographical/Historical Note: William Meyerowitz was a painter and etcher. He was married to Theresa Bernstein, an art historian and painter.

Donated 1991 by the Sawyer Free Library.

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