Oral history interview with Leo Castelli

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.castel97
Creators:
Castelli, Leo
Decker, Andrew
Dates:
1997 May 22
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording (ca. 3 hr.)
45 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Leo Castelli conducted 1997 May 22, by Andrew Decker, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
This interview took place at Castelli's home in New York and covers the most recent years of the dealer's work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leo Castelli (1907-1999) was an art dealer from New York, New York.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 49 min.

Keywords
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Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Leo Castelli Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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