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Oral history interview with John Hultberg, 1968 Nov. 11

Hultberg, John, 1922-2005

Painter, Author


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recording: (2 hours), 7 in.; 39 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of John Hultberg conducted 1968 Nov. 11, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Hultberg speaks of his family background; his education at the California School of Fine Arts, and some of his teachers; the California art scene in the 1940s; his early paintings; abstract expressionism; landscape painting and other subject matter which interests him; filmmaking; the Club; minimal and pop art.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Hultberg (1922-2005) was a painter 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 John Hultberg, 1968 Nov. 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.