Oral history interview with Leo Castelli, 1997 May 22
Castelli, Leo, 1907-1999
Leo Castelli Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes (ca. 3 hr.)
Transcript: 45 pages.
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 49 min.
An interview of Leo Castelli conducted 1997 May 22, by Andrew Decker, for the Archives of American Art.
This interview took place at Castelli's home in New York and covers the most recent years of the dealer's work.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leo Castelli, 1997 May 22. 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.
Leo Castelli (1907-1999) was an art dealer from New York, New York.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001