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Oral history interview with Hughie Lee-Smith, 1968

Lee-Smith, Hughie, 1915-1999

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 70 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 14 min.

Summary: Interview of Hughie Lee-Smith conducted 1968, by Carroll Greene, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hughie Lee-Smith (1915-1999) was a painter and lecturer in New York, N.Y. He was a teacher at Art Students League in New York, N.Y.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Hughie Lee-Smith, 1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.