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Interview with Leon Shereshefsky, 1971 May 2

Interview with Leon Shereshefsky, 1971 May 2

Shereshefsky, Judah Leon, 1892-1996

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Title: Interview with Leon Shereshefsky

Date: 1971 May 2

Physical Details: 1 sound cassette : analog ; 18 min., 40 sec.

Description: Date derived from handwritten note on cassette.

Shereshefsky, interviewed by Faatz, gives his impressions of Morris Louis, mentioning how Louis was reticent to discuss his work with non-artists, Louis' term as a professor of art at Howard University, and his gardening pursuits.

Interview is on side 2 of a tape which also contains interview with Shereshefsky's wife Pauline M. Shereshefsky.

Creator: Shereshefsky, Judah Leon, 1892-1996

Forms part of: Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers, circa 1910s-2007, bulk 1965-2000

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Interview with Leon Shereshefsky, 1971 May 2. Morris Louis and Morris Louis Estate papers, circa 1910s-2007, bulk 1965-2000. 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: 15228