Oral history interview with Sidney Janis, 1972 Mar. 21-Sept. 26

Janis, Sidney , b. 1896 d. 1989
Gallery owner
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 12 sound tape reels (22 hours 30 min.) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 587 p.

Collection Summary: Interview of Sidney Janis conducted 1972 Mar. 21-Sept. 26, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sidney Janis (1896-1989) is an art dealer from New York, N.Y. Operated the Sidney Janis Gallery.

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.

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