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Oral history interview with Albert Landa, 1998 Feb. 26

Oral history interview with Albert Landa, 1998 Feb. 26

Landa, Albert W., 1927-2008

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 2 sound files (1 hr., 13 min.): digital, wav

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 13 min.

Summary: An interview of Albert Landa conducted 1998 Feb. 26, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art.

This interview took place in AAA's New York Regional office. Interview concerns Thomas Hart Benton's murals at the New School Art Center.

Biographical/Historical Note

Albert Landa (1927-2008) was the Vice president of the New School 1970-1976, New York, N.Y.

Provenance

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

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.

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Albert Landa, 1998 Feb. 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.