Oral history interview with Ivan C. Karp, 1969 Mar. 12.

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Oral history interview with Ivan C. Karp, 1969 Mar. 12.

An interview of Ivan C. Karp conducted 1969 March 12, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art at the Leo Castelli Gallery. Karp discusses the invention of the names "O.K. Harris" and "Green Gallery"; his work for Leo Castelli including gallery exhibitions, expenses, collectors, critics and staff; the work of Richard Artschwager, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Cy Twombly, Gerry Vanderweil, Andy Warhol, and others; The Club; "soft art"; and the art market. He recalls Richard Bellamy, Ileana Sonnabend, Robert C. Scull, and others. Karp speaks of growing up in the boroughs of New York City, his reading and writing interests, commercial film making, his work for the Hansa Gallery and Martha Jackson, summers in Provincetown, Mass., and the art scene in New York City in the late 1950s.

Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (2 hours 30 min.) ; 7 in.Transcript: 78 p.

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