Oral history interview with Bill Berkson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.berkso15
Creators:
Berkson, Bill
Leddy, Annette
Dates:
2015 September 29-October 2
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
5 Items
Sound recording: 5 sound files (6 hr., 15 min.)
digital, wav
96 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Bill Berkson conducted 2015 September 29-October 2, by Annette C. Leddy, for the Archives of American Art, at the Archives of American Art in New York, New York.
Scope and Contents
Berkson speaks of his friendships with second and third generation New York School artists and poets, changes in the art world from 1960 to the present, and the relationship between writing poetry and art criticism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bill Berkson (1939- ) is a poet and art critic in San Francisco, California and New York, New York. Annette Leddy is a collector for the Archives of American Art.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available online.
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Lichtenberg Family Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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