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Oral history interview with Boris Mirski, 1973 June 19

Oral history interview with Boris Mirski, 1973 June 19

Mirski, Boris, 1898-1974

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 34 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 24 min.

Summary: An interview of Boris Mirski conducted 1973 June 19, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Mirski discusses the creative life of Jews in general and briefly touches upon his own background and career as an art dealer.

Biographical/Historical Note

Boris Mirski (1898-1974) was an art dealer from Boston, Mass.

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.

Transcript: available for use in AAA's Washington, D.C. office and through interlibrary loan.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Boris Mirski, 1973 June 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.