Size: 1 Sound cassette (66 min.) 22 Pages Transcript
Format: Interviewee's voice is frail and hard to hear. Sound quality is poor. Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.
Summary: An interview with Paul Bodin and James Wechsler conducted 1993 March 11, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art.
Bodin recalls his career as a painter. He mentions his work as a technical illustrator as a means of support, his participation in the WPA, and his friendship with Milton Avery and Adolf Gottlieb. Examples of his work are examined with regard to a chronology of the themes and subjects that interested him. Also present during the interview was James Wechsler, a friend of Bodin.