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Oral history interview with Leo Castelli

Interviewee:
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Bellamy, Richard  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Drouin, René  Search this
Flavin, Dan, 1933-  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Karp, Ivan C., 1926-2012  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy, 1923-1997  Search this
List, Vera  Search this
Ludwig, Peter, 1925-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Scull, Robert C.  Search this
Serra, Richard, 1938-  Search this
Solomon, Alan R., 1920-1970  Search this
Sonnabend, Ileana  Search this
Tremaine, Burton  Search this
Extent:
194 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1969 May 14-1973 June 8
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Leo Castelli conducted 1969 May 14-1973 June 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Castelli speaks of his background; fleeing Europe, 1940-1941; his U.S. Army service; The Club; establishing his New York galleries; his first wife, Ileana Sonnabend, and her success as an art dealer; galleries in the 1940s and 1950s; his staff; prints; commissioned works; exhibitions and sales of works by Dan Flavin, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Serra, Frank Stella, and others; collectors including Philip Cortelyou Johnson, Vera G. List, Peter Ludwig, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scull, and Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine. Castelli recalls Alfred H. Barr, Richard Bellamy, John Cage, René Drouin, Ivan C. Karp, and Alan Robert Solomon.
Biographical / Historical:
Leo Castelli (1907-1999) was an art dealer from New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded as 8 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 15 digital wav files. Duration is 14 hr., 12 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.castel69may
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw991dbedb1-b314-4a60-b12e-b9a46ecce37c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castel69may
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Antonio Homem

Interviewee:
Homem, Antonio  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-  Search this
Names:
Centre Georges Pompidou  Search this
Ileana Sonnabend (Gallery)  Search this
Acconci, Vito, 1940-  Search this
Baldessari, John, 1931-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-  Search this
Guy, Michel  Search this
Ludwig, Peter, 1925-  Search this
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-  Search this
Panza, Giuseppe  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert, 1925-2008  Search this
Sharp, Willoughby, 1936-2008  Search this
Sonnabend, Ileana  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael  Search this
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (4 hr.,10 min.), digital, wav)
80 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Zurich (Switzerland)
Date:
2016 March 14-23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Antonio Homem, conducted 2016 March 14 and 23, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art at the Sonnabend Gallery in New York, New York.
Homem speaks of his early memories of art and his childhood in Portugal; going to museums in Paris and Spain; studying engineering at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland; working in a gallery in Zurich; reading Proust; discussion of reading, understanding, and misunderstanding art and literature; meeting Ileana and Michael Sonnabend in 1965; subsequently working at the Sonnabend gallery from 1968; job responsibilities; opening galleries in New York in 1970 and 1971; Showing new artists, like Bruce Nauman, Vito Acconci, John Baldessari; Willoughby Sharpe, Shunk and Kender and the Pier 18 Project; the differences between collectors and gallery visitors of New York and Paris; the influence of the creation of the Centre Pompidou; his thoughts on the evolution of artistic taste; Duchamp; Pop art; Arte Povera; and evolution of art market from the 1970s to the present. Homem also recalls Ileana Sonnabend in detail, Robert Rauschenburg, Andy Warhol, Jean-Luc Godard, Michel Guy, Marcel and Giselle Boulois, Dr. Peter Ludwig, Count Panza, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Antonio Homem is the director and owner of the Sonnabend Gallery in New York, New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator of New York, New York.
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.
Occupation:
Gallery directors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.homem16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9516c5408-3ee4-4aff-ad16-9e6bd57953f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-homem16
Online Media:

Interview with Peter Ludwig, Interview with Evelyn Weiss and Interview with Peter Nestler

Creator:
Ludwig, Peter, 1925-  Search this
Herrera, Hayden  Search this
Subject:
Nestler, Peter  Search this
Weiss, Evelyn  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1984 October 24
Citation:
Peter Ludwig and Hayden Herrera. Interview with Peter Ludwig, Interview with Evelyn Weiss and Interview with Peter Nestler, 1984 October 24. Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)24716
See more items in:
Hayden Herrera papers, 1926-2006, bulk 1984-1997
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_24716

Katalog der Bildwerke und Objekte, neuzugänge seit 1965 im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, mit Teilen der Sammlung Ludwig. Von Rainer Budde und Evelyn Weiss, mit Vorarbeiten von Johann Karl Schmidt

Author:
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum  Search this
Budde, Rainer  Search this
Weiss, Evelyn  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
75 p. 137 illus. 24cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Germany
Cologne
Date:
1973
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Call number:
N2265 .A52 Bd. 9
N2265.A52 Bd. 9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_39384

Ludwig goes pop / herausgegeben von/edited by Stephan Diederich, Luise Pilz

Editor:
Diederich, Stephan  Search this
Pilz, Luise  Search this
Host institution:
Museum Ludwig  Search this
Museum Moderner Kunst (Austria)  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
351 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Cologne
Date:
2014
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1049581

Kunst aus Kuba : Sammlung Ludwig = Art from Cuba : the Ludwig Collection / Herausgeber, Ludwig Forum für Internationalen Kunst, Peter und Irene Ludwig Stiftung, Museum Ludwig im Russischen Museum

Title:
Art from Cuba
Iskusstro Kuby
Author:
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst  Search this
Peter und Irene Ludwig Stiftung  Search this
Muzeĭ Liudviga  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
239 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Date:
2002
20th century
Topic:
Art, Cuban  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_740109

Klangvorrat für die Nachwelt : neun chinesische Bronzeglocken der Sammlung Peter und Irene Ludwig : Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst Köln / Lothar von Falkenhausen

Author:
Falkenhausen, Lothar von  Search this
Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst der Stadt Köln  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
101 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Bells  Search this
Bronze age  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
CC250.C6 F362 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_853363

Meisterwerke Chinesischer grafik / Eine Ausstellung der Ludwig Stiftung für kunst und Internationale Verständigung in Verbindung mit dem Ludwig Forum für International kunst Aachen und dem Grafit Museum Stiftung Schreiner Bad Steben = Zhongguo ban hua jia zuo / Deguo Ludeweixi guo ji yi shu ji jin hui, Yachen Shi Ludeweixi yan jiu hui, Batesiteben Shi Shilaina'er ban hua bo wu guan ji jin hui z...

Title:
Meisterwerke Chinesischer grafik / Eine Ausstellung der Ludwig Stiftung für kunst und Internationale verständigung in Verbindung mit dem Ludwig Forum für International kunst Aachen und dem Grafit Museum Stiftung Schreiner Bad Steben = 中国版画佳作 / 德国路德维希艺术基金会, 亚琛市路德维希硏究会, 巴特斯特本市施莱纳尔版画博物馆基金会主办
Zhongguo ban hua jia zuo
中国版画佳作
Author:
Ludwig-Stiftung für Kunst und Internationale Verständigung, Aachen  Search this
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst  Search this
Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Zhong yang mei shu xue yuan (China)  Search this
Physical description:
132 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
China
Beijing
Date:
1995
[1995]
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, Chinese  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
NE1183.3 .M45 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_866532

Ein Grosses Jahrzehnt amerikanischer Kunst. Sammlung Prof. Dr. Peter Ludwig, Köln/ Aachen. (Ausstellung,) Kunstmuseum Luzern, 15. Juli-16. September 1973 (Katalog.)

Author:
Ammann, Jean-Christophe  Search this
Eigenheer, Marianne  Search this
Kunstmuseum Luzern  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
[171] p. illus. (part col.) 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1973
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512.G74X 1973
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_328581

China und die Hoffnung auf Glück : Sammlung Peter und Irene Ludwig / herausgegeben von Adele Schlombs ; mit wissenschaftlichen Beiträgen von Lothar von Falkenhausen ... [et al.]

Title:
Sammlung Peter und Irene Ludwig
Author:
Schlombs, Adele  Search this
Falkenhausen, Lothar von  Search this
Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst der Stadt Köln  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. : col. ill., maps, ports. ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Cologne
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Art objects, Chinese  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N7340 .C557 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_850566

L'Art depuis 1960 [dix-neuf cent soixante] : collection Ludwig ... : Centre d'arts plastiques contemporains de Bordeaux, Entrepòt Lainé, 4 mai-13 juillet 1979, Bordeaux ... / [texte de Wolfgang Becker]

Author:
Becker, Wolfgang 1936-  Search this
Centre d'arts plastiques contemporains  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
[80] p. : ill. ; 22 x 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1979
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6488.F8B673X 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_358694

The Getty Murúa : essays on the making of Martín de Murúa's "Historia general del Piru," J. Paul Getty Museum Ms. Ludwig XIII 16 / edited by Thomas B. F. Cummins and Barbara Anderson

Author:
Cummins, Tom, ) 1949-  Search this
Anderson, Barbara (Barbara Christine) 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Murúa, Martín de Historia general del Piru  Search this
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
J. Paul Getty Museum  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 187 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Peru
Date:
2008
C2008
To 1548
Conquest, 1522-1548
Topic:
Incas  Search this
Manuscripts, Spanish American  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_839488

Präkolumbische Kunst, Schenkung Ludwig : eine Ausstellung des Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museums im Römisch-Germanischen-Museum vom 16. März bis 27. Mai 1985

Author:
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum  Search this
Maurer, Ingeborg  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
[1985]
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Call number:
E98.A7 R24 1985
E98.A7R24 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_316249

Das Göttliche Herz der Dinge ; Altamerikanische Kunst der Sammlung Ludwig / Christiane Clados, Stefanie Teufel ; mit Beiträgen von María Teresa Cervantes de Braginski, Andrea Ruf, Anne Slenczka ; Redaktion, Anne Slenczka ; herausgegeben von Klaus Schneider

Title:
Herz der Dinge : Altamerikanische Kunst der Sammlung Ludwig
Altamerikanische Kunst der Sammlung Ludwig
Author:
Clados, Christiane 1957-  Search this
Teufel, Stefanie  Search this
Author:
Schneider, Klaus 1954-  Search this
Host institution:
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum--Kulturen der Welt  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum--Kulturen der Welt  Search this
Physical description:
247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Latin America
Southwest, New
Date:
2012
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020894

Sammlung Ludwig / Museum Moderner Kunst ; [Red., Hermann Fillitz ; wissenschaftl. Mitarb., Wolfgang M. Drechsler ... et al.]

Author:
Museum Moderner Kunst (Austria)  Search this
Fillitz, Hermann 1924-  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Museum Moderner Kunst (Austria)  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 350 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1979
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6488.A9V553X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_186156

Katalog der Bildwerke und Objekte, Neuzugänge seit 1965 im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum mit Teilen der Sammlung Ludwig / von Rainer Budde u. Evelyn Weiss mit Vorarbeiten von Johann Karl Schmidt

Author:
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum  Search this
Weiss, Evelyn  Search this
Budde, Rainer 1939-  Search this
Schmidt, Johann-Karl  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
75, [118] p. : 137 ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Cologne
Date:
1973
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N2265 .A57 d. 9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_647337

Deutsche Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert : Malerei und Plastik aus Privatbesitz / herausgegeben von Peter Ludwig ; schriftleitung von Ernst Günther Grimme

Author:
Grimme, Ernst Günther  Search this
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996  Search this
Suermondt-Museum  Search this
Physical description:
[111] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Aachen
Date:
1967
20th century
Topic:
Art, German  Search this
Art, German--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N6868 .D51 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_635433

Neue Galerie der Stadt Aachen: Der Bestand '72. Kunst um 1970. Art around 1970

Author:
Neue Galerie (Aachen, Germany)  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Neue Galerie (Aachen, Germany)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (chiefly illus.) 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Germany
Aachen
Date:
1972
1972]
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Call number:
N6494.P6 N4 1972
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668760

Goldchinesen und indianische Blumen : die Sammlung Ludwig in Bamberg : Fayence und Porzellan / Regina Hanemann (Hg.) ; [Autoren, Astrid Fick ... [et al.]]

Title:
Sammlung Ludwig in Bamberg
Author:
Hanemann, Regina  Search this
Fick, Astrid 1963-  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Ludwig, Irene Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
320 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Europe
Germany
Bamberg
Date:
2010
18th century
Topic:
Porcelain, European  Search this
Faience--History  Search this
Porcelain--Private collections  Search this
Faience--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
NK4373 .G65 2010
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_959216

Kunst der sechziger Jahre Sammlung Ludwig im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. [Herausgabe: Gert Von der Osten und Horst Keller

Author:
Wallraf-Richartz-Museum  Search this
Osten, Gert von der  Search this
Keller, Horst  Search this
Subject:
Ludwig, Peter 1925-1996 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (chiefly illus.) 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Germany
Cologne
Date:
1970
20th century
Topic:
Art, German  Search this
Call number:
N6490 .C718 1970
N6490.C718 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_13282

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