Oral history interview with Robert M. Light

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.light08
Creators:
Light, Robert M., 1929-
Aronow, Gail, 1947-
Art Dealers Association of America
Dates:
2008 Apr. 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
wav files (3 hr.)
digital
50 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Robert M. Light conducted 2008 Apr. 25, by Gail Aronow, for the Archives of American Art, at Light's office in Monticeto, Calif.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Interviewer Robert M. Light (1929-2016) was an art dealer and founder of R. M. Light and Company in Santa Barbara, Calif. Interviewee Gail Aronow (1947- ) is an art historian in New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by Art Dealers Association of America. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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