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Oral history interview Howard Wise, 1971 February 22

Wise, Howard, 1903-1989

Gallery owner


Collection Information

Size: 48 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 39 min.

Summary: Interview of Howard Wise conducted 1971 February 22, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Howard Wise (1903-1989) was an art administrator from New York, N.Y.


These interviews are 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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview Howard Wise, 1971 February 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.