Curator, Art historian
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 35 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 59 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Karl Kup conducted 1970 Mar. 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Karl Kup (1903-1981) was the curator of the Spencer Collection and keeper of prints, New York Public Library, New York City.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.