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Oral history interview with Avel De Knight, 1968 July 22

De Knight, Avel C., 1923-1995

Painter, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 43 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 49 min.

Summary: An interview of Avel De Knight conducted 1968, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Avel De Knight (1923-1995 ) was a painter from New York, New York.


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 others.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Avel De Knight, 1968 July 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.