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Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 January 20-1964 February 17

Oral history interview with Will Barnet, 1964 January 20-1964 February 17

Barnet, Will, 1911-2012

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 216 pages

Format: Originally recorded 3 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hr., 37 min. Partially transferred from original acetate tape reels.

Summary: An interview of Will Barnet conducted 1964 January 20-1964 February 17, by Richard Brown Baker, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Will Barnet (1911-2012) is a painter and printmaker from New York, 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 Will Barnet, 1964 January 20-1964 February 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.