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Oral history interview with William Zorach, 1959 April 2

Zorach, William, 1887-1966

Woodworker, Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 25 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 4 min.

Summary: An interview of William Zorach conducted by John Morse on 1959 April 2 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Zorach (1887-1966) was a sculptor in Brooklyn, New York.


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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Zorach, 1959 April 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.