Oral history interview with Irving Blum, 1977 May 31-June 23
Blum, Irving, 1930-
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 81 pages
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 53 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Irving Blum conducted 1977 May 31-June 23, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Irving Blum, 1977 May 31-June 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Irving Blum (1930- ) is an art dealer and collector from New York, New York.
These interviews are 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