Oral history interview with Joseph Bensman, 1972 May
Bensman, Joseph, 1922-1986
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Interview of Joseph Bensman conducted by Laurin Raikin for the Archives of American Art "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
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Joseph Bensman (1922-1986) was a sociologist, social critic, and arts consultant.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001