Oral history interview with Rosa Esman, 2009 June 9-16
Esman, Rosa, 1927-
McElhinney, James, 1952-
Art Dealers Association of America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
2 sound discs (3 hr., 9 min.) digital
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 9 min..
An interview of Rosa Esman conducted 2009 June 9-16, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Esman's office, in New York, N.Y.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rosa Esman, 2009 June 9-16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview provided by Art Dealers Association of America. 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.
Rosa Esman (1927- ) is an art dealer and publisher who lives and works in New York, N.Y. She established Tanglewood Press and was the founder of the Rosa Esman Gallery. She currently works as an independent art dealer.
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