Title: Interview with Darthea Speyer and Interview with Georges Marci de Saqqara
Date: 1985 May 2-18
Physical Details: 1 sound cassette ; 1 hr., 32 min., 8 sec.
Description: Side 01 00:00:00-00:24:17 Hayden Herrera interviews Darthea Speyer. Discussion topics include Speyer's career as the cultural attaché in Paris for the United States Embassy, shows of American art and architecture she arranged, funding and policies for shows, art critics' and public's reception of shows, and other American art shows in Europe. Numerous people mentioned include Jackson Pollock, Franklin Lloyd Wright. --- Side 01 00:24:22-00:47:11 and Side 02 Hayden Herrera interviews Georges Marci de Saqqara. Discussion topics include de Saqqara's career as a gallerist in Paris, important shows of American art in Paris, and selling artwork by American artists in Paris, Switzerland and Italy. Numerous people mentioned include Mark Tobey, Sam Francis, Jasper Johns, Leo Castelli, Charles de Gaulle, Cy Twombley, Larry Rivers, Robert Rauschenberg.
Creator: Speyer, Darthea
Forms part of: Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006, bulk 1984-1997
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Darthea Speyer and Hayden Herrera. Interview with Darthea Speyer and Interview with Georges Marci de Saqqara, 1985 May 2-18. Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Digital ID: 24708