Oral history interview with Jane Kallir

Collection ID:
Kallir, Jane
Long, Rose-Carol Washton
1993 Feb. 25
Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (90 min.)
30 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Jane Kallir, conducted by Rose-Carol Washton Long for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in New York, New York on February 25, 1993.
Scope and Contents
Kallir speaks of the founding of the Galerie St. Etienne by her grandfather; her grandfather's Neue Galerie in Vienna; her education in art history and studio art; how she began working at the Galerie St. Etienne; her interest in folk art and Austrian and German Expressionism; writing a catalogue raisonne on Egon Schiele; her grandfather's attitude towards women artists, including Kathe Kollwitz and Grandma Moses; and exhibitions at the Galerie including Gustav Klimt to Egon Schiele, Austria's Expressionism, The Folk Art Tradition. Kallir also recalls John Kallir, Eva Marie Kallir, Hildegard Bachert, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jane Kallir (1954- ) is an art dealer from Galerie St. Etienne in New York, N.Y.

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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Art Dealers Association.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. Access to the audio is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
System Details
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Hildegard Bachert.

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