Oral history interview with Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, 2002 October 18-2005 May 2

Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt , b. 1915 d. 2006
Active in Washington, D.C.

Size: 6 sound discs (5 hr., 36 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 36 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Volkmar Kurt Wentzel conducted 2002 October 18-2005 May 2, by Anne Louise Bayly, for the Archives of American Art, at Wentzel's home, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note: Volkmar Wentzel (1915-2006) was a writer and photographer from Washington, D.C.

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 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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