Museum director, Dealer, Gallery owner
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: 2 sound discs (4 hrs., 10 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 2 hr., 12 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Jeffrey Deitch conducted 2006 May 15, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Deitch Projects on Grand Street, in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, New York.
Biographical/Historical Note: Jeffrey Deitch (1950- ) is an art dealer from New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
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 a grant from 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.