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Oral history interview with Lawrence Kupferman, 1965 Nov. 12

Kupferman, Lawrence Edward, 1909-1982

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 32 p.

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

Summary: An interview of Lawrence Kupferman conducted 1965 Nov. 12, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawrence Kupferman (1909-1982) was a painter and printmaker from Newton Centre, Mass. Born in Boston. Studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School.


Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lawrence Kupferman, 1965 Nov. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.