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Oral history interview with Carole Pesner, 2007 Mar. 6-Apr. 12

Pesner, Carole M. (Carole Manishin), 1937-



Collection Information

Size: 2 sound discs (2 hr., 16 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.; 46 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 16 min.

Summary: Oral history interview with Carole Penser conducted on Mar. 6 and Apr. 12, 2007, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Kraushaar Gallery, at 74 East 79th Street, New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carole Pesner (1937- ) is president of Kraushaar Galleries, New York, N.Y. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.


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.

Language Note

English .


Funding for this interview was provided by the Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation. 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

This transcript is open for research. Access to the recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Carole Pesner.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Carole Pesner, 2007 Mar. 6-Apr. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.