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Oral history testimony of Anne Atik

Oral History | Accession Number: 2015.476.12 | RG Number: RG-50.904.0012

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Anne Atik, born in Mandatory Palestine to an Orthodox family, discusses growing up in New York; studying literature and Hebrew; meeting and marrying the painter and art historian Avigdor Arikha in Paris, France in the 1950s; publishing poems and translating American and Israeli literature; associating with Alberto Giacometti, Samuel Beckett, Alix de Rothschild, Balthus, Paul Celan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Simone Breton-Collinet; and creating an association dedicated to the dissemination of her husband’s work.

Alternate Title
"Poet, writer, and artist's wife"
Interviewee
Anne Atik
Interviewer
Isabelle Pleskoff
Date
2015 February 08  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme
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