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Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Kohen, Helen L.  Search this
Sound Recording
1990 October 8
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No place, unknown, or undetermined
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1 sound cassette (microcassette) ; 36 min., 7 sec.
Recording stops and starts. Helen Kohen interviews Thomas M. Messer. Discussion topics include Messer's life, education, his career as an art museum director, the Guggenheim Museum and Guggenheim Foundation, art museum collection policies, acquisition funds versus gifts, and art auctions. Numerous artists mentioned include Henri Matisse, Roy Lichtenstein, Mark Rothko.
Thomas M. Messer and Helen L. Kohen. Interview with Thomas Messer, 1990 October 8. Helen L. Kohen papers, 1978-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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