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Oral history interview with Nina von Eckardt, 2012 July 31-August 13

Oral history interview with Nina von Eckardt, 2012 July 31-August 13

von Eckardt, Nina, 1940-

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Trasncript: 109 pages

Format: Originally recorded as 4 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 56 min.

Summary: An interview of Nina von Eckardt conducted 2012 July 31 and August 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at von Eckardt's home, in West New York, N.J.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nina von Eckardt (1940- ) worked as Leo Castelli's secretary at Leo Castelli Gallery and lives in West New York, N.J. Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian and author in New York, N.Y.

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 Dedalus Foundation, Inc.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Nina von Eckardt, 2012 July 31-August 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.