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Oral history interview with Stewart Klonis, 1970 Feb. 3

Oral history interview with Stewart Klonis, 1970 Feb. 3

Klonis, Stewart, 1901-1989

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 2 sound tape reels (3 hours 40 min.) ; 7 in.

Transcript: 105 p.

Summary: An interview of Stewart Klonis conducted 1970 Feb. 3, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Klonis discusses the Art Students League, art education, his work, and other subjects.

Biographical/Historical Note

Stewart Klonis (1901-1989) was a painter and art director of New York, N.Y. Former director of the Art Students League, New York.

Provenance

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.

Funding

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Stewart Klonis, 1970 Feb. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.