Oral history interview with Nina von Eckardt, 2012 July 31-Aug. 13

von Eckardt, Nina , b. 1940
Arts administrator
Active in New York, N.Y.; Philadelphia, Pa.

Size: Sound recording, master: 4 sound files (5 hr., 56 min.) digital, WMA
Trasncript: 109 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Nina von Eckardt conducted 2012 July 31 and Aug. 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at von Eckardt's home, in West New York, N.J.

Biographical/Historical Note: Nina von Eckardt (1940- ) worked as Leo Castelli's secretary at Leo Castelli Gallery and lives in West New York, N.J. Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian and author in New York, N.Y.

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 Dedalus Foundation, Inc.

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