Size: Transcript: 29 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 27 min.
Summary: An interview of Morris Davidson conducted 1971 July 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Davidson speaks of his training at several art schools; going to Paris in the early 1920s; the development of art trends in the America since the 1930s; the influence of museums; amateur vs. professional artists, craft vs. painting;Provincetown; teaching assignments and teaching methods; his own school; the publication of "Understanding Modern Art"; art galleries; and the importance of artists' groups.