The interview was conducted on June 3, 1986 in New York City. It was conducted by John Spalek. Isenburger was born on 17 May 1902 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany and died on 26 March 1994 in New York City, United States of America, and was noted German contemporary painter. Spalek interviews Isenburger about his life and about his and other Emigre personal papers. The interview is mostly in English, but some German is spoken.