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Oral history testimony of Anne Atik

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

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.


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Alternate Title
"Poet, writer, and artist's wife"
Interviewee
Anne Atik
Interviewer
Isabelle Pleskoff
Date
interview:  2015 February 08
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:53:53
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