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Oral history interview with Boris Margo, 1965 Aug. 28

Margo, Boris, 1902-1995

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 54 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr, 51 min.

Summary: An interview of Boris Margo conducted 1965 Aug. 28, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Boris Margo (1902-1995) was a painter and printmaker from New York, N.Y.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Boris Margo, 1965 Aug. 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.