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Oral history interview with Garth Clark, 2014 September 10

Clark, Garth, 1947-

Dealer, Art historian, Art critic


Collection Information

Size: 6 sound files (5 hr., 15 min.) digital wav

Transcript: 119 pages

Format: Originally recorded as 6 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 15 min.

Summary: An interview with Garth Clark conducted 2014 September 9-10, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project, at Clark's home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Garth Clark (1947- ) is an art critic in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California. Clark wrote about and interviewed Frey.


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 for this interview was provided by the Artists' Legacy Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Garth Clark, 2014 September 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.