Size: 19 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 19 min.
Summary: An interview of Walter Murch conducted 1967 June 6, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art. Murch speaks of his family background and youth in Canada; studying at the Art Students League; studying with Arshile Gorky; the philosophy behind his work; techniques; influences on his work; subject matter of his work; commissions; murals for Raymond Lowey; teachings; exhibitions of his work; and his involvement with the Betty Parsons Gallery. He recalls Betty Parsons and Joseph Cornell.