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Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18

Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18

Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001

Painter, Designer, Educator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 22 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 24 min.

Summary: An interview of Gyorgy Kepes conducted 1968 Aug. 18, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gyorgy Kepes (1906-2001) was a painter and educator from Cambridge, Mass.

Provenance

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

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.

Transcript available on line.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gyorgy Kepes, 1968 Aug. 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.