Straight, Michael Whitney
Author, Art patron, Publisher
Active in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 27 pages
Collection Summary: Interview of Michael Whitney Straight conducted by Laurin Raikin and Barry Schwartz for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
Biographical/Historical Note: Michael Whitney Straight (1916- ) is an arts administrator and an art collector in Washington, D.C.
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.
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