Title: Interview about Arshile Gorky with David Margolis
Date: 1997 November 6
Physical Details: 2 sound cassettes (microcassette) ; 1 hr., 20 min., 22 sec.
Description: Recording stops and starts, has hum, buzz, background noise and low sound quality. Portions of discussion are difficult or impossible to understand. Tape 02, Side 02 is blank. David Margolis, interviewed by Hayden Herrera, discusses his experiences with Arshile Gorky. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include immigrant artists' community in New York, Artists' Union, Armenian people, Arshile Gorky's personality, behavior and character, Margolis's family, Gorky's family, Gorky's relationship with Margolis's mother, and drawing together with Gorky. Numerous people mentioned include Willem de Kooning, Diego Rivera, Ruth Margolis, Mougouch Gorky, Marny George.
Creator: Margolis, David, 1911-
Forms part of: Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006, bulk 1984-1997
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: David Margolis and Hayden Herrera. Interview about Arshile Gorky with David Margolis, 1997 November 6. Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Digital ID: 25081