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Interview with Jimmy Ernst, 1971 November 24

Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984


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Title: Interview with Jimmy Ernst

Date: 1971 November 24

Physical Details: 1 sound cassette : analog ; 1 hr., 26 min., 17 sec.

Description: Date from handwritten note on label on cassette.

Ernst, interviewed by Lynes, discusses MoMA, including working there in the mailroom as a young man, and having some of his paintings purchased by the museum. He also talks about the art scene in New York in general and specific exhibits.

Creator: Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984

Forms part of: Russell Lynes papers, 1930-1986

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Jimmy Ernst and Russell Lynes. Interview with Jimmy Ernst, 1971 November 24. Russell Lynes papers, 1930-1986. 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: 16028