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Oral history interview with Tony Ganz

Interviewee:
Ganz, Tony  Search this
Interviewer:
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
D. Lisner Jewelry  Search this
Harvard University -- Students  Search this
Bonin, Ted  Search this
Bontecou, Lee, 1931-  Search this
Deitsch, Jeffrey  Search this
Fries, Charles W., 1928-  Search this
Ganz, Paul  Search this
Ganz, Sally  Search this
Ganz, Sol  Search this
Ganz, Victor  Search this
Hesse, Eva, 1936-1970  Search this
Lowry, Glenn D.  Search this
Marks, Matthew  Search this
Matta-Clark, Gordon, 1943-1978  Search this
Mutrux, Gail  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929-  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Smithson, Robert  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Thek, Paul  Search this
Weinberg, Adam D.  Search this
Whiteread, Amber  Search this
Zwirner, David  Search this
d'Offay, Anthony  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (2 hr., 4 min.), digital, wav)
41 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
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Pages
Interviews
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Date:
2014 December 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Tony Ganz conducted 2014 December 6, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Ganz's home in Brentwood, California.
Ganz speaks of his parents, siblings, and early childhood; growing up in New York city; his family's collection and interest in art; collecting Picasso; going to museums and galleries as a kid; understanding Picasso; Putney School; his interest in photography and film; attending Harvard; making films; meeting his wife; beginning collecting; collecting drawings; building his collection; equity; Eva Hesse; Amber Whiteread; Gordon Matta-Clark; Moving to Beachwood Canyon; Robert Smithson; Paul Thek; Ted Bonin; Claes Oldenberg; Frank Stella; plan for his collection; following one's intuition; ones that got away; and friends in the art world. Ganz also recalls Victor and Sally Ganz, Paul Ganz, Sol Ganz, D. Lisner Jewelry, Chuck Fries, Gail Mutrux, Matthew Marks, Anthony D'Offay, Jeffrey Deitsch, Lee Bontecou, David Zwirner, Adam Weinberg, and Glenn Lowry.
Biographical / Historical:
Tony Ganz (1947-) is a film producer in Brentwood, California. Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is an art critic and writer from Beverly Hills, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 SD memory cards as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 4 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.
Restrictions:
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Filmmakers  Search this
Topic:
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.ganz14
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f29970bf-e6b5-4620-9f69-64af6f28f17c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ganz14
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