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William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview, 1978

William Meyerowitz and Theresa Bernstein interview, 1978

Meyerowitz, William, 1887-1981

Painter, Printmaker

Overview

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.

Provenance

Donated 1991 by the Sawyer Free Library.

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.