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Oral history interview with Seymour Lipton, 1968

Lipton, Seymour, 1903-1986

Sculptor, Dentist


Collection Information

Size: 35 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs.,16 min. Sound quality is poor at the beginning of the interview.

Summary: An interview of Seymour Lipton conducted in 1968, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Seymour Lipton (1903-1986) was a sculptor in New York, N.Y. Lipton was an american Abstract Expressionist sculptor who worked in metal.


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 Seymour Lipton, 1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.