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Oral history interview with Antonio Homem, 2016 March 14-23

Interviewee:
Homem, Antonio  Search this
Interviewer:
McElhinney, James, 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Baldessari, John  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Godard, Jean-Luc  Search this
Guy, Michel  Search this
Ludwig, Peter  Search this
Nauman, Bruce  Search this
Panza, Giuseppe  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Sharp, Willoughby  Search this
Sonnabend, Ileana  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Centre Georges Pompidou  Search this
Ileana Sonnabend (Gallery)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Paris (France) -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Zurich (Switzerland)
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16323
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379654
AAA_collcode_homem16
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_379654

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:

La collezione Sonnabend : dalla pop art in poi

Title:
Dalla pop art in poi
Author:
Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna (Italy)  Search this
Subject:
Sonnabend, Ileana Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
225 p. : ill. (some col.), port. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
C1989
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Pop art  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N5220.S725 C64 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_643300

Collection Sonnabend : 25 années de choix et d'activités d'Ileana et Michael Sonnabend : du 6 mai au 21 août 1988, CAPC Musée d'art contemporain ... Bordeaux

Author:
CAPC Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux  Search this
Subject:
Sonnabend, Ileana Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
349 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
1988]
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N6488.5.S66 C64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646850

A View from the sixties : selections from the Leo Castelli collection and the Michael and Ileana Sonnabend collection, August 10-September 22, 1991 / Sam Hunter, curator

Author:
Hunter, Sam 1923-2014-  Search this
Guild Hall of East Hampton  Search this
Subject:
Castelli, Leo Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Ileana Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .V54 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_464747

Gendai bijutsu no shinwa : Sonabento korekushon : neo Dada kara neo Jio made = Sonnabend collection exhibition / [shusai, henshū Sezon Bijutsukan ... [et al.]]

Title:
Sonnabend collection exhibition
Author:
Sezon Bijutsukan  Search this
Subject:
Sonnabend, Ileana Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Ileana Sonnabend (Gallery) Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
165 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1990
C1990
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6488.5.S62 G46 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_490307

Selections from the Ileana and Michael Sonnabend collection : works from the 1950s and 1960s / by Sam Hunter and Jonathan Bloom ... [et al.] ; with an essay by Robert Pincus-Witten

Author:
Hunter, Sam 1923-2014-  Search this
Sonnabend, Ileana  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael  Search this
Princeton University Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Sonnabend, Ileana Art collections  Search this
Sonnabend, Michael Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
C1985
20th century
Topic:
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Call number:
N6512.H83 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296176

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