Art Insiders New York Podcast hosted by Anders Holst

JOEL SILVER’S TRAFFIC STAND, HIDDEN SUBWAY STATION, THE GENIUS OF HARRY BERTOIA AND OTHER STORIES - Interview with Jim Elkind, founder of Lost City Arts

September 24, 2019

Jim Elkind is one of New York’s legendary art collectors of 20thcentury fine art and design. In this interview Jim takes us back to the beginning of his career and shares stories of discovery and adventure over the years, with a great deal of warmth and humor.

In the 80’s he founded Lost City Arts to preserve decorative architectural artifacts that lined the facades of buildings in Manhattan. He is widely recognized as the leading authority on the work of Harry Bertoia, who has become the subject of exponentially growing interest in recent years. At the end of this fascinating interview, you will have opportunity to enjoy the sound of some of Harry Bertoia’s Sonambient sculptures!

 

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