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Oral history interview with Russell Lynes, 1973 June 20

Lynes, Russell, 1910-1991



Collection Information

Size: 63 Pages, Transcript

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

Summary: An interview of Russell Lynes conducted 1973 June 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Russell Lynes (1910-1991) was writer and critic 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 Russell Lynes, 1973 June 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.