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Oral history interview with Larry Becker and Heidi Nivling, 2011 January 4

Oral history interview with Larry Becker and Heidi Nivling, 2011 January 4

Becker, Larry, 1949-

Gallery owner

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 165 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 4 min.

Summary: An interview of Larry Becker and Heidi Nivling conducted 2011 January 4, by Sid Sachs, for the Archives of American Art, at Larry Becker Contemporary Art, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Biographical/Historical Note

Larry Becker (1949-) and Heidi Nivling (1946-) are gallery owners at Larry Becker Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sid Sachs (1949-) is director of exhibitions at University of the Arts in Merion Station, Pennsylvania.

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Larry Becker and Heidi Nivling, 2011 January 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.