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William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview, 1978

Meyerowitz, William, 1887-1981

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound cassette

Summary: An interview of William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein conducted by David Masters for the Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Meyerowitz speaks of his background in Russia; his early interest in art; his Jewish identity and its effect on his work; immigrating to the United States and meeting Bernstein;
the economics of painting; his interest in music; his work in printmaking. Bernstein speaks of the Gloucester environment and its effect on her work.

Biographical/Historical Note

William Meyerowitz was a painter and etcher. He was married to Theresa Bernstein, an art historian and painter.


Donated 1991 by the Sawyer Free Library.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview, 1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.