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Oral history interview with William S. Bartman, 2005 September 14

Oral history interview with William S. Bartman, 2005 September 14

Bartman, William S., 1946-2005

Art patron

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording, master: 2 sound discs (1 hr., 45 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 29 min.

Summary: An interview of William S. Bartman conducted 2005 September 14, by John Zinsser, for the Archives of American Art, at Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

William S. Bartman (1946-2005) was the founder of Art Resources Transfer in New York, New York. John Zinsser is a painter from 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 the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William S. Bartman, 2005 September 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.