An interview of August Heckscher conducted 1970 May 25-Dec. 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with August Heckscher, 1970 May 25-Dec. 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
August Heckscher (1913-1997) was an art administrator and writer from New York, N.Y.
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.
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