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Oral history interview with Fritz Bultman, 1968 January 6

Bultman, Fritz, 1919-1985

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 38 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Fritz Bultman conducted 1968 January 6, by Irving Sandler, for the Archives of American Art.
Bultman speaks of the development of his interest in art; meeting Morris Graves; the influence of the New Orleans environment; meeting Hans Hofmann; Hofmann's approach to teaching; and the Bauhaus and refugee artists of the 1930s. He recalls Willem de Kooning and Lee Krasner.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fritz Bultman (1919-1985) was a painter in New York, New York.


This interview is 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.

How to Use This Collection

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Item is a transcript.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fritz Bultman, 1968 January 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.