An interview of Ingrid Hutton conducted 1993 March 4, by Rose-Carol Washton Long for the Archives of American Art.
Hutton discusses her and her husband Leonard's origins in Germany and their emigrations to the United States, she in 1960 and he in 1934. She explains how her husband's career as an interior decorator led him to open the Leonard Hutton Gallery and how she became involved with it. Hutton talks of their focus on German expressionism and Russian constructivism, including a discussion of public interest in the movements and patronage trends. She mentions her plans to show contemporary Russian art in the future.
Biographical / Historical:
Ingrid Hutton is an art dealer and part of the Leonard Hutton Galleries in New York, N.Y. Leonard Hutton Galleries changed its name in 1969 to Hutton-Hutschnecker Gallery, and back again to Leonard Hutton Galleries in 1971.
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. Funding for this interview was provided by the Art Dealers Association.
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.