Oral history interview with Mary J. Gruskin

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gruski92
Creators:
Gruskin, Mary J.
Stavitsky, Gail, 1954-
Dates:
1992 October 27
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
66 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mary J. Gruskin conducted 1992 October 27, by Gail Stavitsky, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Gruskin discusses Midtown Galleries which she owned with her husband Alan Gruskin; various artists they represented including Waldo Peirce and Isabel Bishop; and realism and abstraction in the 1930s.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mary J. Gruskin and her husband Alan Gruskin were art dealers in New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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
Gruskin, Alan D. (Alan Daniel), 1904-1970 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Midtown Galleries (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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