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Oral history interview with Patricia (Trish) Bransten, 2015 October 5-6

Bransten, Patricia, 1959-



Collection Information

Size: 8 sound files (3 hrs., 54 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 92 pages

Summary: An interview of Patricia (Trish) Bransten, conducted 2015 October 5 and 6, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Bransten's home in San Francisco, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Patricia (Trish) Bransten (1959- ) is an art dealer in San Francisco, California. Bransten is Gallery Director at Rena Bransten Gallery which represented Viola Frey. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.


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 for this interview was provided by the Artists' Legacy Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Patricia (Trish) Bransten, 2015 October 5-6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.