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Interview with Peter Fingesten for the <em>Art news and interviews</em> radio series, 1966 January 14

Interview with Peter Fingesten for the Art news and interviews radio series, 1966 January 14

Fingesten, Peter, 1916-1987

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Title: Interview with Peter Fingesten for the Art news and interviews radio series

Date: 1966 January 14

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in. ; 34 min., 12 sec.

Description: Irma Jaffe interviews Professor Fingesten of Pace University's art department.

Interview takes place at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, where Fingesten discusses the symbolism of the cathedral's architecture and medieval architecture in general, including his theory which compares the structure of a cathedral to the human anatomy.

Interview was recorded for WFMU radio station in Montclair, N.J.

Close to the end of side 1 is a short excerpt of an unidentified man interviewing Irma Jaffe on the topic of collecting art. The Fingesten interview continues on side 2.

Creator: Fingesten, Peter, 1916-1987

Forms part of: Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Interview with Peter Fingesten for the Art news and interviews radio series, 1966 January 14. Irma Jaffe interviews, 1965-1977. 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: 11932