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Oral history interview with Grace Borgenicht Brandt, 1963 January 10

Oral history interview with Grace Borgenicht Brandt, 1963 January 10

Borgenicht, Grace, 1915-2001

Collector, Dealer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 7 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 38 min.

Summary: An interview of Grace Borgenicht Brandt conducted by Dorothy Seckler on 1963 January 10 for the Archives of American Art.

Brandt speaks of the beginnings of the Grace Borgenicht Gallery, her development as a dealer. She recalls the artists Leonard Baskin, Jose de Rivera, Jimmy Ernst and Wolf Kahn.

Biographical/Historical Note

Grace Borgenicht Brandt (1915-2001) was an art dealer and collector in New York, New York.

Provenance

This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Grace Borgenicht Brandt, 1963 January 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.