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New York's art world project : oral history, 1976-1978.

Project: New York's art world project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcripts: 1,169 pages. Sound recordings: 20 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Recorded sessions of "Inside New York's Art World," a course utilizing an interview format at the New School, New York City. Participants include directors and curators of New York's major art museums, gallery directors, architects, artists, and critics. Topics discussed include the evolution of New York's art museums, their function and future, galleries and the artist-dealer relationship, urban architectural design, as well as influences on and mechanics of the participating artists' styles. Interviews with gallery owner Leo Castelli, conducted outside the classroom, are included. Participants and pagination of transcripts: Richard Anuszkiewicz and Jaques Kaplan; Thomas N. Armstrong III, 55; Leo Castelli, 65; Christo and Jean-Claude Christo, 63; Chuck Close, 62; Jim Dine, 40; Milton Glaser, 39; Grace Glueck and Lucas Samaras, 50; Nancy Graves and Andre Emmerich, 55; Richard Haas, 45; Thomas Hess, 49; Thomas Hoving, 57; Robert Indiana, 46; Philip C. Johnson, 64; Alex Katz, 42; Joseph Kosuth and Leo Castelli; Lee Krasner, 46; Alex Liberman, 25; Alex Liberman and Robert Hughes; Roy Lichtenstein and Leo Castelli, 50; Robert Mayer, 35; Thomas M. Messer, 41; Robert Motherwell, 45; Louise Nevelson, 43; Louise Nevelson and Arnold Glimcher, 48; Richard Oldenburg, 60; I.M. Pei, 55; Beverly Pepper and Sarah Cushing Faunce, 42; Robert Rauschenberg and Leo Castelli; Larry Rivers, 54; James Rosenquist and Leo Castelli, 45; Robert Ryman, 32; George Segal, 40; Lisa Taylor, 49.


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