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Oral history interview with Andrew M. Dasburg, 1964 July 2

Dasburg, Andrew Michael, 1887-1979

Lithographer, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 20 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.

Summary: An interview of Andrew M. Dasburg conducted 1964 July 2, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Speaks of his studies at Art Students League with Kenyon Cox and Frank Du Mond; Paris and various artists; his interest in Cubism and his return to figurative painting; teaching at ASL, Woodstock, and Taos, New Mexico; and contemporary art. He also recalls Mabel Dodge Stern, Kenneth Adams, John Marin, and Marsden Hartley.

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew M. Dasburg (1887-1979) was a painter in Taos, New Mexico.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Andrew M. Dasburg, 1964 July 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.