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Oral history interview with Thomas A. Sills, 1968 July 13

Sills, Thomas Albert, 1914-2000

Painter, Collagist


Collection Information

Size: 59 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 1 min.

Summary: Interview of Thomas A. Sills conducted 1968 July 13, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas A. Sills (1914-2000) was a painter in New York, N.Y.


This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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

Transcript: available at Archives of American Art offices with an appointment and through interlibrary loan.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Thomas A. Sills, 1968 July 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.