Oral history interview with Robert M. Light, 2008 Apr. 25
Light, Robert M., 1929-
Light, Robert M.
Aronow, Gail, 1947-
Art Dealers Association of America
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4 wav files (3 hr.) digital
Transcript: 51 p.
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr.
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An interview of Robert M. Light conducted 2008 Apr. 25, by Gail Aronow, for the Archives of American Art, at Light's office in Monticeto, Calif.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert M. Light, 2008 Apr. 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was 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.
Robert M. Light (1929- ) is an art dealer and founder of R. M. Light and Company in Santa Barbara, Calif. Gail Aronow (1947- ) is an art historian in New York, N.Y.
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