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Oral history interview with Leo Castelli, 1977

Creator: Castelli, Leo
Project: New York's art world project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 66 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

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.

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