Oral history interview with Leo Castelli [electronic resource], 1977
|Creator: ||Castelli, Leo||Project: ||New York's art world project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 66 pages|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Art collector and dealer; interviewee b. 1907.
Scope and Contents
Early life and family; career in insurance and banking; Galerie Drouin, Paris, 1939; escape from occupied France to United States, 1941; years in U.S. Army; first experiences with collecting; studies in economic history, Columbia University; origins of New York gallery.