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Oral history interview with Ira Spanierman

Interviewee:
Spanierman, Ira  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Creator:
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation  Search this
Names:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.  Search this
Savoy Gallery  Search this
Spanierman Gallery  Search this
Syracuse University -- Students  Search this
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation  Search this
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M), 1902-1985  Search this
Fraad, Daniel  Search this
Fraad, Rita  Search this
Gerds, Abigail  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Halles, Bruce  Search this
Halles, Diane  Search this
Heinrich, Hans  Search this
Hirsch, Norman  Search this
Leroy, Roy  Search this
Newington, Barbara  Search this
Noortman, Rob  Search this
Novak, Barbara  Search this
Poskas, Peter  Search this
Terra, Daniel J., 1911-1996  Search this
Thaw, Eugene Victor  Search this
Warner, Jack  Search this
Wilson, Peter  Search this
Woodner, Ian  Search this
Extent:
63 Pages (Trancript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2007 June 6-12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ira Spanierman conducted June 6-12, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, in the Spanierman Gallery, New York, New York. Spanierman speaks of growing up and living in New York City his whole life; the influence of working in his father's antique store; studying English at Syracuse University; how he got involved in the art business; becoming an auctioneer at Savoy Gallery working with silver and arms and armor; his collecting preferences; the influence of the Internet and technology; changes in the art market among buyers and collectors; the development and growth of art auctions; opening his first gallery and what kind of art he showed; interest in dealing 19th and 20th century American art; the kind of clientele he attracted; the Spanierman Gallery catalogues and publication program; publishing and distributing the catalogue raisonné; working and collaborating with other institutions like the Cooper-Hewitt; working with a panel of scholars to identify work that was fraud; the various kinds of collectors he has dealt with in the past and what kind of collectors he prefers to work with; opening a contemporary and modern wing to the gallery and the motivation behind that; relationships with artists; exhibiting members of the Ashcan School, the Ten, and the Hudson River School; trying to find artists that have been overlooked in the past and promoting a re-emergence of these figures and their work; a number of mentors in his life including Abe Adler and Roy Leroy; advice for younger collectors; what he sees in the future for the art market; a shift in privately owned art being turned over to museums; the educational aspect of his gallery; future goals of his gallery; the role of the museum today; what he has contributed to the art world; and how he would like to be remembered and thought of in the future. Spanierman also recalls Peter Wilson, Gene Thaw, Lloyd Goodrich, Abigail Gerds, Peter Poskas, Hans Heinrich, Daniel Terra, Jack Warner, Diane and Bruce Halles, Daniel and Rita Fraad, Barbara Newington, Robert Noortman, Ian Woodner, Barbara Novak, Roy Leroy, Abraham Adler, Norman Hirsch and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Ira Spanierman is a gallery owner from New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 21 min.
Provenance:
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.
Topic:
Art, American -- 19th century  Search this
Art, American -- 20th century  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Ashcan school of art  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.spanie07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-spanie07

Oral history interview with Ira Spanierman, 2007 June 6-12

Interviewee:
Spanierman, Ira, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Adler, A. M. (Abraham M)  Search this
Fraad, Daniel  Search this
Fraad, Rita  Search this
Gerds, Abigail  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Halles, Bruce  Search this
Halles, Diane  Search this
Heinrich, Hans  Search this
Hirsch, Norman  Search this
Leroy, Roy  Search this
Newington, Barbara  Search this
Novak, Barbara  Search this
Terra, Daniel J.  Search this
Thaw, Eugene Victor  Search this
Warner, Jack  Search this
Wilson, Peter  Search this
Poskas, Peter  Search this
Noortman, Rob  Search this
Woodner, Ian  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.  Search this
Savoy Gallery  Search this
Syracuse University  Search this
Spanierman Gallery  Search this
Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American -- 19th century  Search this
Art, American -- 20th century  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Ashcan school of art  Search this
Gallery owners -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13617
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)270857
AAA_collcode_spanie07
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_270857

Hall, Diane

Collection Creator:
Rubin, David S., 1949-  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984-1985
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
David S. Rubin papers, 1960-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
David S. Rubin papers
David S. Rubin papers / Series 5: Artist Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-rubidavi-ref460

Hall, Diane Cornelia [art work] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Van Dresser, William  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1940
Image number:
JUL J0104057
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_104058

Statistical Characterization of the Chandra Source Catalog

Author:
Harbo, Peter N.  Search this
Lauer, Jennifer  Search this
Miller, Joseph B.  Search this
Plummer, David A.  Search this
Hall, Diane M.  Search this
Mitschang, Arik W.  Search this
Doe, Stephen M.  Search this
Kashyap, Vinay L.  Search this
Refsdal, Brian L.  Search this
Rots, Arnold H.  Search this
Winkelman, Sherry L.  Search this
Evans, Ian N.  Search this
Anderson, Craig S.  Search this
Fabbiano, Giuseppina  Search this
Galle, Elizabeth C.  Search this
Hain, Roger M.  Search this
Helen He, Xiangqun  Search this
Morgan, Douglas L.  Search this
Chen, Judy C.  Search this
Nichols, Joy S.  Search this
Siemiginowska, Aneta  Search this
Sundheim, Beth A.  Search this
Van Stone, David W.  Search this
Bonaventura, Nina R.  Search this
Evans, Janet D.  Search this
McCollough, Michael L.  Search this
Mossman, Amy E.  Search this
Gibbs, Danny G.  Search this
Tibbetts, Michael S.  Search this
Primini, Francis A.  Search this
Houck, John C.  Search this
Grier, John D.  Search this
Karovska, Margarita  Search this
Davis, John E.  Search this
McDowell, Jonathan C.  Search this
Nowak, Michael A.  Search this
Glotfelty, Kenny J.  Search this
Zografou, Panagoula  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_101429

The Chandra Source Catalog

Author:
Hall, Diane M.  Search this
Chen, Judy C.  Search this
Nichols, Joy S.  Search this
Siemiginowska, Aneta  Search this
Sundheim, Beth A.  Search this
Van Stone, David W.  Search this
Mitschang, Arik W.  Search this
Doe, Stephen M.  Search this
Bonaventura, Nina R.  Search this
Evans, Janet D.  Search this
McCollough, Michael L.  Search this
Mossman, Amy E.  Search this
Nowak, Michael A.  Search this
Harbo, Peter N.  Search this
Lauer, Jennifer  Search this
Miller, Joseph B.  Search this
Plummer, David A.  Search this
Kashyap, Vinay L.  Search this
Refsdal, Brian L.  Search this
Grier, John D.  Search this
Houck, John C.  Search this
Karovska, Margarita  Search this
Evans, Ian N.  Search this
Anderson, Craig S.  Search this
Fabbiano, Giuseppina  Search this
Galle, Elizabeth C.  Search this
Gibbs, Danny G.  Search this
Tibbetts, Michael S.  Search this
Rots, Arnold H.  Search this
Winkelman, Sherry L.  Search this
Hain, Roger M.  Search this
Helen He, Xiangqun  Search this
Morgan, Douglas L.  Search this
Primini, Francis A.  Search this
Davis, John E.  Search this
McDowell, Jonathan C.  Search this
Glotfelty, Kenny J.  Search this
Zografou, Panagoula  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2010
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_92228

Diane Andrews Hall / [editing: Katie Clifford]

Author:
Hall, Diane Andrews 1945-  Search this
Berkson, Bill On certain pictures by Diane Andrews Hall  Search this
Editor:
Clifford, Katie  Search this
Publisher:
James Graham & Sons  Search this
John Berggruen Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Subject:
Hall, Diane Andrews 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
©2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782282

Constructing a poetic universe : the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection of Latin American art / Beverly Adams ... [et al.]

Author:
Adams, Beverly 1965-  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Subject:
Halle, Diane Art collections  Search this
Halle, Bruce T Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
282, [6] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Arizona
Phoenix
Date:
2007
C2007
20th century
Topic:
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N6502.5 .C6576 2007b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_896113

Contemporary art and Latin America : selections from the Diane and Bruce Halle collection

Author:
Adams, Beverly 1965-  Search this
Tucson Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Halle, Bruce Art collections  Search this
Halle, Diane Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Arizona
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
Topic:
Art--Private collections  Search this
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N5220.H16 C66 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_731207

Order, chaos, and the space between : contemporary Latin American art from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection / organized and edited by Beverly Adams and Vanessa K. Davidson

Author:
Adams, Beverly 1965-  Search this
Davidson, Vanessa K  Search this
Phoenix Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Halle, Diane Art collections  Search this
Halle, Bruce T Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
223 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Arizona
Phoenix
Date:
2013
©2013
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, Latin American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1001412

Diane Andrews Hall [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_88760

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