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Oral history interview with Barbara Cusack, 1979 January 12

Cusack, Barbara

Gallery owner, Gallery director


Collection Information

Size: 10 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 42 min.

Summary: Interview of Barbara Cusack conducted 1979 January 12, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art. Cusack speaks of her background, the Cusack Gallery in Houston, and artists she was acquainted with, including Carl Andre, Stephen Antonakos, Sol Lewitt, and others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Barbara Cusack is the owner and director of the Cusack Gallery, Houston, Texas.


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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Barbara Cusack, 1979 January 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.