Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine, 1976 May 3-1976 Aug. 26

Constantine, Mildred , b. 1913 d. 2008
Curator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 3 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 92 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Mildred Constantine conducted 1976 May 3-1976 Aug. 26, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Constantine talks about her career at College Art Association and The Museum of Modern Art in New York between 1930 and the early 1970s. She talks about the early workings of MOMA and recalls Rene d'Harnoncourt, Alfred Barr, Arthur Drexler, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note: Mildred Constantine (1916-2008) was an art historian from New York, N.Y.

These interviews are 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 others.

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.

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