Meisel, Louis K. (Louis Koenig)
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: 3 wav files (2 hr., 58 min.): digital
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 58 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Louis Meisel conducted 2009 Apr. 28-May 6, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Meisel's home, in New York, N.Y.
Biographical/Historical Note: Louis K. Meisel (1942- ) is an art dealer specializing in photorealist art in New York, N.Y. Meisel has written numerous books on photorealist painting and photorealist artists.
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.