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Oral history interview with Leo Manso, 1965 Sept. 7

Manso, Leo, 1914-1993

Painter, Collagist, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape, Sound recording: 1 sound tape (1 hour), 5 in.; 29 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min. Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Leo Manso conducted 1965 Sept. 7, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Leo Manso (1914-1993) was a painter and educator from New York, N.Y.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leo Manso, 1965 Sept. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.