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Oral history interview with Louis K. Meisel, 2009 Apr. 28-May 6

Oral history interview with Louis K. Meisel, 2009 Apr. 28-May 6

Meisel, Louis K. (Louis Koenig), 1942-

Author, Dealer

Collection Information

Size: 3 wav files (2 hr., 58 min.): digital

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 58 min.

Summary: An interview of Louis Meisel conducted 2009 Apr. 28-May 6, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Meisel's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louis K. Meisel (1942- ) is an art dealer specializing in photorealist art in New York, N.Y. Meisel has written numerous books on photorealist painting and photorealist artists.

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.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louis K. Meisel, 2009 Apr. 28-May 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.