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Oral history interview with Virginia Dwan, 2010 July 14-2011 March 21

Oral history interview with Virginia Dwan, 2010 July 14-2011 March 21

Dwan, Virginia, 1931-

Gallery owner, Philanthropist, Collector

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 66 pages

Format: Originally recorded as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 48 min.

Summary: An interview of Virginia Dwan conducted 2010 July 14-2011 March 21, by Charles F. Stuckey, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Dwan's home, in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Virginia Dwan (1931- ) is an art collector and philanthropist in New York, New York.

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

This interview is part of the Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project, funded by the A G Foundation.

Permission to reproduce for purposes of publication requires written permission from Virginia Dwan, 1 W. 72nd St., #32, New York, N.Y. 10023; tel. (212) 724-1613; fax (212) 496-6438; dwanart@aol.com

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Virginia Dwan, 2010 July 14-2011 March 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.