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Oral history interview with Stephen Radich, 1972 Feb. 18-29

Radich, Stephen, 1922-2007

Gallery owner


Collection Information

Size: 2 Sound tape reels, Sound recording (3 hours, 30 min.), 5 in.; 93 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 44 min.

Summary: An interview of Stephen Radich conducted 1972 Feb. 18-29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Radich speaks of his childhood in California, school at Columbia in advertising, his positions at various New York City art galleries, and collecting trends in contemporary art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Stephen Radich (1922-2007) was an art dealer, and gallery owner 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 Stephen Radich, 1972 Feb. 18-29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.