Active in New York, N.Y.
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 21 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Ira Spanierman conducted June 6-12, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, in the Spanierman Gallery, New York, N.Y.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ira Spanierman is a gallery owner from New York, N.Y. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.
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 Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation.
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.